WWLHIN Welcomes New Board Member Bryan Larkin
February 24, 2015 – The Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network (WWLHIN) welcomes the appointment of Bryan Larkin to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Larkin is currently police chief for Waterloo Region. He began his policing career in 1991 with the Waterloo Regional Police as a constable where he quickly rose to the rank of divisional commander before joining the Guelph police force as deputy chief. In 2011, Mr. Larkin was promoted to chief of the Guelph police force.
Mr. Larkin is heavily invested in building strong communities and an ardent supporter of the Connectivity Tables that brings together key community agencies in social services, policing, and health care to address prevalent mental health issues.
He has been appointed for a three-year term.
“I am pleased to welcome Bryan Larkin to our Board of Directors. The Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network’s primary focus is on the health and well-being of the residents we serve. Bryan’s extensive leadership experience, his commitment as a community builder and passion for making a difference in the community will help the WWLHIN to lead the transformation of our health care system.” - Joan Fisk, Chair, WWLHIN, Board of Directors
“I am excited to join the Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network Board of Directors. My passion lies in building strong communities and helping people to be the best they can be. I look forward to utilizing my expertise and experience from many years in policing to support the Board in making resident-focused and strategic decisions to enhance local health care delivery.” - Bryan Larkin, Board Member, Board of Directors
The WWLHIN is governed by a board of nine directors who are selected by the Lieutenant Governor in Council and appointed through Order in Council. The board is bound by agreements with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, is responsible for the management and control of the affairs of the WWLHIN and is the key point of interaction with the Ministry.
The board is skills based, drawing on local individuals with a variety of experiences and expertise. Board members are required to deal transparently with complex and sometimes controversial issues and to be constantly engaging the community in an ongoing conversation.
WWLHIN board meetings are open to the public and take place at locations throughout the Waterloo Wellington area.
Information about the WWLHIN Board of Directors is available on the WWLHIN website at www.wwlhin.on.ca.
Elliot Fung, Interim Director of Communications and Engagement
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