Join our Board of Directors

And make a difference!

GGH is a dynamic, comprehensive acute care hospital providing a full range of services to Guelph, Wellington and the Waterloo Region residents. Services include 24-hour emergency coverage, advanced technology and diagnostic support, specialty surgical programs and inpatient and outpatient services.

The delivery of healthcare services in Ontario is undergoing significant transition. Governing Guelph General Hospital through these changing times, is a dynamic, volunteer Board of Directors. We are actively seeking interested and dedicated individuals to help guide us towards achieving our vision:

Together, a healthier community for everyone

We welcome and are actively seeking applicants who reflect the diversity of our community and have demonstrated senior leadership and or board experience and expertise in the following areas:

  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (lived experience or work related)
  • Information Technology/Innovation/Integration
  • Legal designation

Individuals with senior leadership and/or governance experience who may also be representative of different backgrounds including, visible minorities, Indigenous and Francophone people, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and those who may self-identify with multiple or any intersectionality of self-identification are encouraged to put forward an application. 

The Board is responsible for the overall governance of the affairs of the Guelph General Hospital. In addition to attending monthly Board meetings, members participate in one or more Board Committees that focus on specific areas of the hospital’s activities. Committees of the Board include a focus on audit, governance, quality, human resources, finances and facilities.

The Board is also recruiting for Community members for our Audit Committee and for Administration and Facilities Committee.

As a contributor at the Board level, you will provide your professional knowledge and governance expertise to policy formation, decision-making and oversight of quality of care and financial viability.

All expressions of interest are confidential. Interested candidates are encouraged to view our web site for further information about Guelph General Hospital and the Board of Directors. 

Download: Board of Directors Application – April 2023

Please submit your completed application form and resume to Lindy Robinson email by April 24, 2023.

About the Board of Directors:

Our 17-member Board of Directors includes a number of dedicated community residents. They volunteer their time to provide governance to the hospital’s activities and offer expertise in a number of areas to support the hospital.

Our Board meets the fourth Tuesday of the month from September to June. There is no meeting in December. Agendas are available by emailing