Sudbury & District Health Unit


Term of appointment coincides with the term of Council; November 30th, 2006.  Appointees will be eligible for reappointment, however, applications for reappointment must be submitted.


The Board of Health is the governing body, the policy maker of the health unit. It monitors all operations within the unit and is accountable to the community and to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term care.


A member of the Board of Health should:

  • have a commitment to and an understanding of the purpose, policies and programs of the health unit;
  • represent the health unit in the community;
  • acquire a clear understanding of the financial position of the health unit and ensure that the finances are adequate and responsibly spent;
  • serve in a volunteer capacity without regard for remuneration or profit;
  • be able to work and participate within a group, as a team;
  • be supportive of the organization and its management;
  • attend board meetings and actively participate including service on committees and as officers;
  • know and maintain the lines of communication between the board and staff;
  • be responsible for continuing self-education and growth;
  • be familiar with local resources;
  • be aware of changing community trends and needs;
  • attend related community functions; and
  • have a working knowledge of parliamentary procedure.


Membership consists of 7 representatives from the City of Greater Sudbury - 4 Members of Council and 3 Citizen appointees.  At this time 2 Citizens need to be appointed through this process.


Currently no applications are being accepted for any board, committee or advisory panel. When applications do become available, they will be posted on this site or made available at the following Citizen Service Centres:

  • 9 Morin Street, Capreol 
  • 4100 Elmview Drive, Hanmer
  • 214 Orell Street, Garson 
  • 3502 Errington Street, Chelmsford
  • 79 Main Street, Dowling 
  • 15 Kin Drive, Lively
  • Tom Davies Square, City Clerk's Office,
     2nd Floor, 200 Brady Street, Sudbury
     Sudbury, ON  P3A 5P3.