Board Committees

Board Members

 

Executive Committee

The main purposes of the Executive Committee are to: establish organisational Governance structure and principles; ensure effective and efficient Board decision making; coordinate activities of the Board and its Committees; make urgent decisions; and act as a sounding board for the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Chair: Curtis Dickinson

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • Lucille Parker
  • Sandy De Silva PsyD
  • Terry Faulkenberry
  • Michael Richmond MD
  • Venetta Symonds
  • Cyril Whitter

Executive Compensation Subcommittee

The Subcommittee provides the Executive Committee with the information required to fulfill its fiduciary responsibility to safeguard the organisation. It ensures the Executive Committee fully understands the process by which executive compensation decisions are made in relation to market practices, regulatory guidelines and the established compensation philosophy. The Committee can be issued authority by the full Executive Committee to make executive compensation decisions. However, the full Executive Committee should oversee the delegation of this function and bears the ultimate responsibility for ensuring sound decision making in this area.

Chair: Curtis Dickinson

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • Sandy De Silva PsyD
  • Cyril Whitter
  • Alana Rogers, Community Representative

Finance and Audit Committee

The main purposes of the Committee are to: assist the Board in fulfilling its responsibility to ensure financial governance and integrity; ensure an effective internal financial control system is maintained throughout the organisation; and ensure financial planning and resource management processes support the strategic direction and corporate objectives of the Board.

Chair: Terry Faulkenberry

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • Anthony Manders
  • Venetta Symonds
  • Cyril Whitter
  • Scott Pearman, BHB
  • William Shields, BHB
  • Martin Bentley-Webb, BHB
  • Arthur Ebbin, BHB
  • Paul Tohill, BHB
  • David Pugh, Community Representative
  • Shivon Washington, Community Representative

Capital and Estates Subcommittee

Reporting to the Finance and Audit Committee, the purpose of this Subcommittee is to provide key governance and oversight on estates management and ensure there is communication between key stakeholders with respect to the ongoing management of the historical estate, PPP Project for the Acute Care Wing, and the development and implementation of the BHB Estate Master Plan for the wider collective campuses managed by the Board.

Chair: William Shields, CFO

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • Scott Pearman, BHB
  • Martin Bentley-Webb, BHB
  • Sam Campese, BHB
  • Arthur Ebbin, BHB
  • Nicole Edmunds, BHB
  • Lloyd Holder, BHB
  • Anthony Hunter, BHB
  • Marshall Minors, BHB
  • Valerie Sherwood, BHB

Pensions Subcommittee

Reporting to the Finance and Audit Committee, the main purposes of this Subcommittee are to: oversee, review, report and, where appropriate, provide recommendations to the Board regarding pension plan matters and policies; make investment decisions in accordance with the Statements of Investment Policies and Goals for the plans adopted and modified by the Subcommittee; and oversee the investment managers.

Chair: Cyril Whitter

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • Lucille Parker
  • Terry Faulkenberry
  • Venetta Symonds
  • William Shields, BHB
  • Scott Pearman, BHB
  • Martin Bentley-Webb, BHB
  • Angela Fraser-Pitcher, BHB
  • Lori Burchall, BHB
  • Tracy Berkeley, BHB
  • Stephen Gift, Ministry of Finance Representative
  • Union Representatives

Programme Steering Group

Reporting to the Finance and Audit Committee, the primary goal of the Group is to effectively deliver efficient, high-quality clinical and operational services which meet the expectations of government, island-wide health population and staff. The main purposes of the Group are to: lead the development and implementation of BHB’s Clinical Services, Quality and Financial Plans; manage over-arching performance of the programmes; provide guidance and direction to the individual executive leads; and address issues escalated to the Group and the Executive Team.

Chair: Michael Richmond MD

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • Venetta Symonds
  • Scott Pearman, BHB
  • Judy Richardson, BHB
  • William Shields, BHB
  • Nicole Edmunds, BHB
  • Lloyd Holder, BHB
  • Anthony Hunter, BHB
  • Marshall Minors, BHB
  • Anna Nowak, BHB
  • Frederick Phillips, BHB
  • Preston Swan, BHB

Governance and Risk Committee

The main purposes of the Committee are to: scrutinise and review the systems in place to ensure, monitor and improve the quality of healthcare; establish and maintain an effective system of integrated governance, risk management and internal control across all BHB activities; ensure BHB has a strategy which allows for the continuing identification and prioritisation of risks, the identification of how risk is measured and a description of action taken to manage each key risk; and oversee the establishment and implementation of policies and procedures throughout BHB.

Co-chairs: Lucille Parker and Michael Richmond MD

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • Alison Hill
  • Cheryl Peek-Ball MD
  • Edward Schultz MD
  • Victor Scott MD
  • Venetta Symonds
  • Judy Richardson, BHB
  • William Shields, BHB
  • Chantelle Simmons MDCM, BHB
  • Preston Swan, BHB
  • Matt Pifer, Community Representative

Insurance Subcommittee

Reporting to the Governance and Risk Committee, the main purpose of this Subcommittee is to ensure a comprehensive insurance programme is maintained for the benefit of the Board, the hospitals and the employees.

Chair: Cyril Whitter

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • Debra Goins-Francis, BHB
  • Scott Pearman, BHB
  • William Shields, BHB
  • Martin Bentley-Webb, BHB
  • Lynn Labonte, BHB
  • Marshall Minors, BHB
  • Simon Everett, Community Representative

Risk Management Subcommittee

The Board is ultimately responsible for determining the nature and extent of significant risks it is willing to take in achieving its strategic objectives. The Committee has an overall responsibility for providing oversight and advice to the Governance and Risk Committee on current risk exposures and future risk strategies for ensuring the safety of the hospitals’ staff, patients, third party contractors and the community.

Chair: Michael Richmond MD

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • Venetta Symonds
  • Scott Pearman, BHB
  • Judy Richardson, BHB
  • William Shields, BHB
  • Martin Bentley-Webb, BHB
  • Lloyd Holder, BHB
  • Lynn Labonte, BHB
  • Marshall Minors, BHB
  • Preston Swan, BHB
  • Paul Tohill, BHB

Human Resources and Engagement Committee

The Board is ultimately responsible for determining the nature and extent of significant risks it is willing to take in achieving its strategic objectives. The Committee has an overall responsibility for providing oversight and advice to the Governance and Risk Committee on current risk exposures and future risk strategies for ensuring the safety of the hospitals’ staff, patients, third party contractors and the community.

Chair: Sandy De Silva PsyD

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • Lucille Parker
  • Michael Richmond MD
  • Edward Schultz MD
  • Lisa Sheppard
  • Venetta Symonds
  • Scott Pearman, BHB
  • Judy Richardson, BHB
  • Angela Fraser-Pitcher, BHB
  • Anna Nowak, BHB
  • Alana Rogers, Community Representative
  • Jennifer Smatt, Community Representative
  • Sharon Vesey, Community Representative