Board of Directors

Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre receives direction from the Board of Directors, who represent the First Nation communities, southern/urban communities and medical professionals.

First Nations Board Members

Sadie Maxwell, Board Chair, Windigo First Nations Council
Vacant, Trustee, Independent First Nations Alliance
Vacant, Trustee, Sandy Lake First Nation
Joe Meekis, Trustee, Keewaytinook Okimakinak (Northern Chiefs)
Vacant, Trustee, First Nations member-at-large
Vacant, Trustee, Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Vacant, Trustee, Lac Seul First Nation
Roy Spence, Trustee, Matawa First Nations
Patricia Keesickquayash, Trustee, Mishkeegogamang First Nation
Beatrice Anderson,  Trustee, Shibogama First Nations Council

Southern Community Board Members

Dennis Leney, Trustee
Knowles McGill, Treasurer
Joyce Timpson, Trustee, Municipality of Sioux Lookout
Vacant, Trustee
Christine Hoey, Trustee, SLMHC Foundation President/Chair

Medical/Professional Representatives

Teri Fiddler, Traditional Healer/Elder
Dr. Laurel Laakso, Chief of Staff
Dr. Dan Shilensky, President of Medical Staff
Dean Osmond, Chief Nursing Executive


Board Meeting Schedule for 2022

Board meetings are open for the public to observe. These meetings are held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (CST) via Zoom. A link to the Zoom meeting, and the meeting agenda, for will be posted one week prior to the date of each meeting.

  • January 27, 2022
  • March 24, 2022
  • April 28, 2022
  • June 14, 2022 (with AGM)
  • September 22, 2022
  • November 3, 2022
  • December 8, 2022