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: William Madeiros

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • Sandy De Silva PsyD
  • Terry Faulkenberry
  • Michael Richmond MD
  • Edward Schultz MD

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: William Madeiros

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • Sandy De Silva PsyD
  • Alana Rogers, Co-opted Member

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:

  • Ricky Brathwaite
  • Scott Pearman, BHB
  • William Shields, BHB
  • Shykysi Cummings, BHB
  • Arthur Ebbin, BHB
  • Nicole Edmunds, BHB
  • Paul Tohill, BHB
  • Anthony Manders, Co-opted Member
  • David Pugh, Co-opted Member
  • Shivon Washington, Co-opted Member

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
  • Arthur Ebbin, BHB
  • Nicole Edmunds, BHB
  • Anthony Fitzgerald, BHB
  • Lloyd Holder, BHB
  • Anthony Hunter, BHB
  • Danny Moore, BHB
  • Dean Parris, BHB
  • Valerie Sherwood, BHB
  • Martha Taruvinga, 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: Terry Faulkenberry

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • William Shields, BHB
  • Scott Pearman, BHB
  • Angela Fraser-Pitcher, BHB
  • Lori Burchall, BHB
  • Zehena Davis, 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: William Shields, BHB

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • Michael Richmond MD
  • Scott Pearman, BHB
  • Judy Richardson, BHB
  • Arthur Ebbin, BHB
  • Nicole Edmunds, BHB
  • Anthony Fitzgerald, BHB
  • Lloyd Holder, BHB
  • Sylvia Johnson, BHB
  • Anthony Hunter, BHB
  • Danny Moore, BHB
  • Anna Nowak, 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.

Chair: Edward Schultz MD

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • Matthew Pifer
  • Michael Richmond MD
  • Kathy-Ann Swan
  • Judy Richardson, BHB
  • William Shields, BHB
  • Lynnette Bean, BHB
  • Danny Moore, BHB
  • Chantelle Simmons MDCM, BHB
  • Preston Swan, BHB

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: William Shields, BHB

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • Debra Goins-Francis, BHB
  • Scott Pearman, BHB
  • Joel Forbes, BHB
  • Danny Moore, BHB
  • Paul Tohill, BHB
  • Simon Everett, Co-opted Member

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:

  • Scott Pearman, BHB
  • Judy Richardson, BHB
  • William Shields, BHB
  • Lynnette Bean, BHB
  • Arthur Ebbin, BHB
  • Anthony Fitzgerald, BHB
  • Lloyd Holder, BHB
  • Lynn Labonte, BHB
  • Danny Moore, BHB
  • Preston Swan, BHB
  • Paul Tohill, BHB
  • Kennedy Wainwright, BHB

Medical Staff Committee

The Committee reports to the Board regarding medical staff matters and clinical activities. It is responsible for integrating and coordinating the departmental activities of the hospitals, and for developing overall policies with regard to clinical care and medical organisation. The Committee makes recommendations to the Board and CEO on medical administrative matters, and hospital operations, problems and procedures. It is also responsible for taking reasonable steps to ensure ethical professional conduct by all members of BHB’s medical staff.

Chair: Michael Richmond MD

Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Members:

  • Ayo-oluwa Adesanya MD, BHB
  • Michael Ashton MD, BHB
  • Terry Lynne Emery MD, BHB
  • Richard Hammond MD, BHB
  • Akbar Lightbourne MD, BHB
  • Wesley Miller MD, BHB
  • Htay Myint MD, BHB
  • Sylvanus Nawab MD, BHB
  • Dean Okereke MD, BHB
  • Constance Richards MD, BHB
  • Chantelle Simmons MD, BHB
  • Daniel Stovell MD, BHB
  • Nicola Terceira MD, BHB
  • Clyde Wilson PhD, 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:

  • Michael Richmond MD
  • Edward Schultz MD
  • Lisa Sheppard
  • Scott Pearman, BHB
  • Judy Richardson, BHB
  • Angela Fraser-Pitcher, BHB
  • Anna Nowak, BHB
  • Alana Rogers, Co-opted Member
  • Jennifer Smatt, Co-opted Member
  • Sharon Vesey, Co-opted Member