Board & Governance
The WWLHIN is governed by a Board of up to 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.
Board of Directors
Joan Fisk - Chair
Joan Fisk has held leadership positions within the business community, including President and CEO, Tiger Brand Knitting Company Ltd, and most recently serving as President and CEO of the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce from 2008 - 2010.
Jeff Nesbitt - Vice Chair
Jeff Nesbitt is the Vice President for the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation (CMHF) working with a national team to help men and their families live healthier lives.
Michael Delisle is the president and CEO of The Registrar Company Inc. and has also held the same position at consulting firm McCormick Delisle and Thompson Inc. as well as executive positions at KPMG, General Electric and ABB.
Bryan Larkin is the Chief of Waterloo Regional Police Services and is responsible for providing executive leadership to Waterloo Regional Police Service and facilitates the administrative and operational delivery of policing services to Waterloo Region while fostering relationships with community stakeholders, partners and all citizens.
Murray O’Brien is a Certified Human Resources Professional. He retired from Schneider Foods in Kitchener after 28 years of service where he held senior leadership positions in human resources.
Jan Varner, a well-known community leader with more than 30 years of governance experience, is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the United Way Kitchener Waterloo & Area.