Our board of directors provides the governance and vision for Fraser Health. It works with the senior executive team to establish overall direction, review long-term plans and ensure appropriate community consultation.
Who appoints the board?
Board members are appointed for two-year terms by the provincial government's Crown Agencies and Board Resourcing Office.
How does the board operate?
Can I attend board meetings?
Our Board of Directors hold meetings for the public that include formal and informal discussions with the community either in-person or virtually. Public Board Meetings are open to any member of the public.
When are the public meetings held?
Public board meetings are usually held three times a year in the fall, winter and spring, in various locations throughout the area we serve. All meetings will be listed in advance here and on our events calendar.
In 2023, public board meetings will be held on June 20, September 27 and November 29.
Are the minutes and presentations available?
If you're unable to attend a meeting in person, you can view our latest board meeting presentations:
February 15, 2023 - Board Meeting
- Governance and Human Resources Committee
- Community Transition Committee
December 13, 2022 - Board In-Camera Meeting
- Patient and Family Centred Care Report
- Virtual Health report (Patient Provider Experience)
- Committee Terms of reference:
- Smoke Vapor and Tobacco Free Premises Policy
October 26, 2022 - Board In-Camera Meeting
- Health Human Resource planning
- Virtual Care - post discharge calls evaluation
- Virtual Health - patient provider success stories
June 22, 2022 - Board In-Camera Meeting
- Virtual Health Update and Report - item one: Success Stories
- Board appointments and vacancies
April 27, 2022 - Abbotsford
February 16, 2022 - Virtual Public Board Meeting
December 14, 2021 - Board In-Camera Meeting
- Board re-appointments and vacancies
- Real Time Experience Patient Survey
- Virtual Health Update and Report - Appendix A
- Pandemic and Emergency Response Extreme Weather Update
October 27, 2021 - Virtual Public Board Meeting
May 4, 2021 - Virtual Public Board Meeting
July 7, 2020 - Virtual Public Board Meeting
February 26, 2020 - White Rock/South Surrey
October 16, 2019 - Delta
June 5, 2019 - Abbotsford
April 16, 2019 - Burnaby
February 26, 2019 - Surrey
October 3, 2018 - Langley
June 13, 2018 - Tri-Cities
April 11, 2018 - Chilliwack
February 7, 2018 - South Surrey and White Rock
South Surrey and White Rock Health Services Community Profile Presentation
October 18, 2017 - Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows
June 14, 2017 - New Westminster
February 15, 2017 - Mission
- Governance and Human Resources Committee
Can I make a presentation to the board?
Our Public Board Meeting provides a forum for members of the public to make presentations to our board of directors. All presentations must be arranged in advance. Please review the following guidelines prior to making an application.
Due to time, presentations are limited and carefully selected to ensure that:
- A cross-section of people have the opportunity to come forward.
- The board hears about key areas of the organization to help them better understand the activities taking place.
Persons or groups wishing to make a presentation to the board must submit their request in writing to the executive assistant to the board indicating the name of the presenter, the group/delegation they represent, the topic of the presentation and a summary of the presentation at least 14 days in advance of the meeting.
- Public meetings must be for the purpose of receiving community presentations concerning health status, health service and health needs of the population.
- Presentations must be for the information and consideration of the board. Presenters should not be anticipating approval for any item in their presentation.
- The written request should include the general nature and viewpoint of the presentation.
- Groups/organizations must identify one individual as a spokesperson.
- Presentations will be limited to 10 minutes.
Questions to consider prior to making your submission
- Does this presentation contain material of relevance to the governing body of Fraser Health?
- Is the board the most appropriate audience for your presentation?
- What are the key ideas or messages you want to deliver to the board?
Submit your request
Presentations will not be accepted without prior arrangement. Written requests for presentations to the Fraser Health Board of Directors must be submitted by fax at 604-587-4666 or by mail to:
Executive Assistant to the Board
Fraser Health Corporate Office
400, 13450 102 Avenue
Surrey, BC V3T 0H1
Meet the board
Jim Sinclair is the chair of Simon Fraser University’s labour studies advisory committee.
Ramya Hosak believes that community collaboration is how we create strong support systems for a healthy society.
Willie Charlie is an active member of the First Nations Health Council, Aboriginal Health Steering Committee, Aboriginal Advisory Committee for RCMP, the BC Hydro Integrated Resource Planning Committee and the Cultural Committee for the University of the Fraser Valley.
Manpreet Grewal has been with Abbotsford Community Services since 1989.
Inderjeet Singh Hundal is currently working as an administrator for Progressive Intercultural Community Services.
Opreet Kang is the director of industry innovation at Forestry Innovation Investment Inc.
Jessie Kaur Lehail is principal of her public relations consultancy, JKAUR Media & Public Relations Inc.
Nicole Asselin is an associate and owner representative with K. Grassi Project Development Ltd.
Dr. Dennis Wardman is an Indigenous person of Cree and Saulteaux heritage and a Member of the Key First Nation in Saskatchewan.
Shuel-let-qua Q:olosoet/aka Cynthia Jim is a Faculty Member with the Enowkin Centre at the University of Victoria and a Cultural Teachings Facilitator for Work BC skilled training.