Board of Directors
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is the governing body of ARCH Hospice and is responsible for exercising governance authority and setting policy direction. The Board is accountable to the Members of the Corporation for the effective governance and implementation of ARCH’s Mission, Vision and Values.
From time to time, positions on the ARCH Hospice Board of Directors become available and are advertised on this website. When vacancies present, any interested member of the public may apply.
Members of our Board of Directors
John joined the ARCH Board in June 2016 and is Chair of the Governance Committee. John is the former Director of Education at the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board. He brings leadership, finance and governance experience to the ARCH Board.
Thomas joined the ARCH Board of Directors in June 2019. He brings extensive accounting, risk management, leadership and governance experience to the ARCH Board of Directors.
Alison joined the ARCH Board of Directors in June 2017 and is a member of the Finance Committee. Alison is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA). Alison serves as a Senior Financial Analyst at the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation and has extensive experience in tax accounting. Alison has served on the ARCH Finance Committee for two years prior to joining the ARCH Board.
David joined the ARCH Board of Directors in June 2017 and is a member of the Governance Committee. David brings extensive governance and leadership experience to the ARCH Board of Directors. David is a Dean at Sault College and has served in various ministerial positions in the Ontario Government.
Bonnie joined the ARCH Board of Directors in August 2018. Bonnie is a practicing lawyer and passionate about making a meaningful difference in our community. She brings legal, leadership, and risk management expertise to the ARCH Board of Directors.
Andrea joined the ARCH Board of Directors in August 2018. Andrea is a retired health care executive, passionate about quality care. Serving on the Quality Committee, she brings change leadership, quality and clinical expertise to the ARCH Board of Directors.
Janice joined the ARCH Board of Directors in August 2018. Janice is an executive in post-secondary education, bringing significant experience in human resources leadership. She brings change leadership, human resources, safety and risk management expertise to the ARCH Board of Directors.
Mary Ellen Luukkonen
Mary Ellen joined the ARCH Board of Directors in June 2019. Mary Ellen brings extensive health care, risk management, and quality leadership to the ARCH Board of Directors. She is passionate about health care and making a positive impact.
Lyne joined the ARCH Board of Directors in June 2019. She brings significant communications, leadership and governance experience to the ARCH Board of Directors. Lyne is proud to serve our community and is a longstanding hospice supporter.
Jeanette joined the ARCH Board of Directors in June 2020. She is a small business owner and a practising professional engineer with previous governance experience in her various executive roles for the Algoma Chapter of Professional Engineers Ontario. Jeanette also brings her technical background in health care facility design, construction and operations to the ARCH Board of Directors.
Ex-Officio Board Members
Dr. Sharon Buehner
Dr. Buehner was appointed by the ARCH Board of Directors as Medical Advisor in May 2012. She brings considerable experience and dedication to her role as Medical Advisor. Dr. Buehner is a recognized leader in palliative medicine in Sault Ste. Marie.