Board of Directors
Open Board Meetings
Brock Community Health Centre (Brock CHC) invites members of the public to attend meetings of the Board of Directors. The organization values a close working relationship with all stakeholders including the public and will conduct Board business in an open and transparent manner. The Board may exercise its right to hold “in camera” or special meetings that will not be open to the public where it determines it is in the best interests of the organization to do so.
The agenda of the Board meeting will be distributed at each meeting. Support material will only be provided to the Board of Directors. In order to ensure sufficient space is available, individuals wishing to attend a Brock CHC Board meeting must give 24 hours notice to the Board secretary by calling 705-432-3322. Attendees will be asked to identify themselves. Individuals wishing to make a deputation must notify the Board secretary at least seven days in advance of the scheduled meeting. Deputations will be limited to five minutes. Members of the public may address the Board or ask questions of the Board only when permission is granted by the Board Chair.
Recording devices, videotaping and photography are prohibited.
Please click here to view Brock CHC Board of Directors meeting dates, times and locations for September 2018 through to June 2019.
Ted Smith is Chair of the Board. He has extensive board and volunteer experience having contributed to such organizations as Sunderland Coop, Durham Dairy Producers, Durham 4-H Association, Sunderland Agricultural Society, Sunderland Historical Society, and many more. He is currently the Township of Brock Regional Councillor and Deputy-Mayor. He has been Chair of the Township of Brock Finance Committee, Committee of Adjustment, Negotiating Committee and other committees. Mr. Smith is also the Chair of the Board of the Kawartha Conservation Authority. He is a resident of the Sunderland area.
Terri Donovan is Vice-Chair of the Board. She is a resident of Beaverton. Prior volunteer experience has included serving on the Beaverton Figure Skating Club board. She has over 16 years of experience working in healthcare and is currently employed as Quality Improvement Specialist at Health Quality Ontario. Previously she held positions in staff education and recreation and therapy services in long-term care facilities in Midhurst, Oshawa, Fenelon Falls and Beaverton. She holds a degree in Physical Education/English from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a Certificate in Quality Management from University of Manitoba. She holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt designation in Quality Improvement.
William Basztyk is Treasurer of the Board. He is CEO/President of Interpro Bioscience Inc., CEO/Chairman of 4UGO Inc. Marketing Group and Principal Designer with Kinetic Tech. He is a retired professor with the Faculty of Business, George Brown College and holds several degrees in business, finance, bio-chemistry and 2 and 3 dimensional design and technology. In addition, Dr. Basztyk was Hon. Consul for Canada and Head of Post, Consulate of Suriname. He is currently a member of the Brock Economic Development Committee and the Committee of Adjustment for Brock Township, and has been vice-president and director of the Brock Board of Trade. William is a resident of Beaverton area.
Brenda Stewart is Secretary of the Board. She is a lifetime resident of Brock Township. Brenda has worked at Chimo Youth and Family Services for many years where she was supervisor of the girls’ residence and is currently Durham School Programs Supervisor. She has been a member of the board of Women’s Resources in Lindsay, including being board chair for one year. Brenda has volunteered with North Durham Hospice. She lives in Beaverton and has been a strong advocate for community partnerships and making north Durham a better place to live.
John Grant is Member at Large of the Board. He is a resident of Beaverton where he co-owns two businesses. With a longstanding commitment to community service, he has served as a volunteer and leader for numerous organizations and service groups including: Beaverton Thorah Health Centre Board of Directors; Brock Non-Profit Housing; Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 135; Kinsmen; Beaverton/Cannington Arthritis Society; Brock Board of Trade; Thorah Island Ratepayer’s Association; Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority; Beaver River Trail Committee; and more. Mr. Grant was elected Township of Brock’s Mayor in 2014. He has also served as a Brock Township Councillor and Regional Councillor.
Peter Elliott is former Vice-Principal at Brock High School and has extensive professional and volunteer experience with numerous educational, social service and community initiatives. He is a resident of Cannington.
Negin M. Khorasani currently works as a Zoning Examiner in the Town of East Gwillimbury and is a resident of Beaverton. She holds a Masters degree in architecture from Azad University of Tehran and has 20 years of professional experience in the field of architectural design and project management. For a very long time, she has been active as a volunteer in the fields of human rights, women rights, animal rights, social justice, environmental protection, art and culture. Since 2010 she has been involved with the Heartfulness Institute as a volunteer trainer and coordinator and has worked with youth and adults helping themselves to find their inner balance and holistic health through meditation and to find more about their own selves and their role in society.
Gene Laundrie has been a resident of Beaverton, in Brock Township, for thirty-seven years. He has been a volunteer Board Member with Brain Injury Services Barrie for twenty-five years. As an accident survivor since 1987, Gene has a personal interest in helping others navigate the health and social services systems to get the help they need.
Carol Metcalfe is a resident of Cannington. She is currently employed by Tarion Warranty Corporation as a Director of Warranty Services, and has been with Tarion for almost 20 years in various capacities. Carol has been involved in a number of charitable organizations including, but not limited to, Habitat for Humanity where she participated on a build in Toronto, several food banks and 100 Women Who Care, Brock Township. She is keenly interested in becoming more involved in the community and finding a way to use her background and enthusiasm to help bring positive change to Brock Township and especially to the Brock Community Health Centre Board.
Pat Shaw chose Beaverton as home in 2014 and quickly embraced an active community role as a member of the board of the Brock Youth Centre, assisting in the annual “North Durham” high school business idea competitions and its social enterprise, The Cool Cow Ice Cream Shop. Pat is on the board of the Rural Ontario Institute, where he is a member of the Finance Committee and is Chair of the Government Relations Committee. His business, amplifi – a public engagement and advocacy agency – is a software and services organization based in Beaverton. amplifi is a member of the Brock Board of Trade.
Barton St-Denis has been a Brock resident since 2001 when he bought a farm dedicated to crops and meat goats. He is a retired professor from Seneca College coordinating the Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs and Quality Operations programme. He is the President of PharmTech Ltd., a consultancy dedicated to the pharmaceutical industry. He has spent 40+ years working in executive research positions in the pharmaceutical industry while maintaining his Pharmacist licenses in 2 jurisdictions. He is currently a Director on the Beaverton Town Hall Players Board. He has been involved in numerous community activities, including driving for both Community Care and the Canadian Cancer Society. He is a member of the Royal Canadian Legion and lives in Beaverton.
Norm Wilson was born and raised on a farm just north of Uxbridge. For the past 13 years he and his wife have called their Sunderland hobby farm home. After spending 17 years as a partner in a dairy farm operation, he has spent the last 26 years in sales and management in the automotive industry. Having retired from his general manager position in 2017, he continues to work for Brandon Ford in Uxbridge on a part-time basis and help his wife with their Sunderland business, The Dark Horse. Norm has had experience serving on the Board of Trustees of an Uxbridge church and on the Ontario County Milk Producers committee. He has been both a youth soccer coach and leader of a young men’s program.
Election to Brock CHC’s Board of Directors
Qualified members of Brock Community Health Centre are eligible to be considered for election to the Brock CHC Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting. If you are interested in being considered for election to the Brock CHC Board of Directors, please download, print and complete the Board Recruitment Questionnaire and return to Janet McPherson, Executive Director, Brock Community Health Centre, P.O. 279, 720 Simcoe Street, Beaverton, Ontario, L0K 1A0 or email to email@example.com.