Board of Director – Director at Large

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Author pmnationtalk
Date March 5, 2018
Type Full Time
Company First Nations Health Authority
Location West Vancouver, BC
Category Business / Management
Client First Nations Health Authority
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First Nations Health Authority

Board of Director – Director at Large

The FirstNations Health Authority (FNHA) is responsible for planning, management, service delivery and funding of health programs, in partnership with First Nations communities in BC. Guided by the vision of embedding cultural safety and humility into health service delivery, the FNHA works to reform the way health care is delivered to BC First Nations through direct services, provincial partnership collaboration, and health systems innovation.


The key governance functions of the FNHA Board of Directors include:

  • Approve the Society’s strategic vision;
  • Prepare a multi-year health plan, as required under the Framework Agreement;
  • Approve and monitor the Society’s financial/corporate and operational plans;
  • Set and maintain organization and operational (health) performance goals for the Society;
  • Provide for an objective evaluation of the performance of Directors;
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the Society’s governance practices; and
  • Provide for merit-based evaluation of the Senior Manager.


FNHA Board members require a broad range of skills and experience. The competencies sought include:

  • Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure;
  • Demonstrated experience in construction and project management within the public sector in BC;
  • Extensive and proven experience in Human Resources;
  • Experience with First Nations, federal and provincial health systems, programs and services;
  • Experience in tripartite processes and partnership building with governments and organizations;
  • A high degree of cultural competency and knowledge of BC First Nations communities;
  • Experience in strategic planning, health planning, financial planning, and community development;
  • Need to complete a criminal record search; and
  • Must live in British Columbia.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a detailed resume and three letters of reference to:

Ms. Marilyn Ota |
501-100 Park Royal South, West Vancouver, BC V7T 1A2 T 604.693.6572 | F 604.913.2081

Deadline for applications is March 21, 2018

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