Lindsay Boyd Becomes Newest LHIN Board Member

Lindsay Boyd has been appointed as the newest member of the Erie St. Clair LHIN Board of Directors. The official Order-in-Council issued by the Public Appointments Secretariat of the Province of Ontario took effect on September 8, 2014, and he attended his first Open Board meeting on September 23, 2014.

A resident of Chatham-Kent (Blenheim), Lindsay works as the Director of Municipal and Aboriginal Affairs for Union Gas Limited. He has held a number of management positions at Union Gas in the areas of Sales and Distribution Operations. He has worked with numerous community groups in Windsor, Essex County, and Kent County, and is a past campaign chair of the Chatham-Kent United Way. He was also the 2003 winner of a prestigious award - the Robinson Citizenship Award - from Duke Energy acknowledging his role in the community. Lindsay was the first Canadian to ever receive this award.

Lindsay was an avid volunteer at the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce since 2002 when he joined the Business Excellence Award Committee. As Chair he represented that Committee on the Chamber’s Board of Directors from September 2002, joining the Board as Directors in June 2003. In 2005, Mr. Boyd filled the position as Treasurer of the Board on the Chamber’s Executive Committee for the two year term 2005-2007, accepting Chair-Elect for 2007-2008. His term as Chair ran from June 2008 to June 2009.

LHIN Board Members are selected using a merit-based process, with all candidates assessed for the fit between skills and abilities of the prospective appointee and the needs of each LHIN Board. Directors are expected to possess relevant expertise, experience, leadership skills and have an understanding of local health issues, needs, and priorities. 

The Erie St. Clair LHIN, with a total population of approximately 649,000 people, is one of 14 LHINs across Ontario mandated to plan, integrate, and fund local health services including hospitals, community care access centres, community health centres, long-term care homes, mental health and addiction programs and community support services agencies. The Erie St. Clair LHIN and its Board of Directors are responsible for approximately 1.1 billion dollars of health care services delivered in Chatham-Kent, Sarnia/Lambton, and Windsor/Essex.


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"I am very pleased to welcome Lindsay Boyd to our Erie St. Clair LHIN Board of Directors. His vast experience both in the public and private sectors is certainly going to be an asset to our LHIN. Lindsay was introduced at our recent Board Meeting and it is a positive reflection on his character to see how quickly he was able to lend his voice to our work.”

  - Martin Girash, Board Chair, Erie St. Clair LHIN

“I am honoured for the opportunity to work with the Erie St. Clair LHIN and the Board of Directors. I look forward to contributing my strong business background and previous board experience to this talented team who are dedicated to ensuring our communities have an effective and efficient health care system that delivers improved health care results and a better patient experience.”
  - Lindsay Boyd, Board Director, Erie St. Clair LHIN

“Lindsay is a leader in the community and will provide excellent insight into ways to help make our local health care system better for everyone. As CEO, I extend a warm welcome to Lindsay.”

  - Gary Switzer, Chief Executive Officer, Erie St. Clair LHIN

BIO - Lindsay Boyd

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