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Board of Directors 2017-18

North Wellington Health Care’s Board of Directors

The North Wellington Health Care board of directors is comprised of diverse volunteers from our communities.

The board of directors are elected and appointed members and, working together with the hospitals senior management team, oversee the activities of both Louise Marshall Hospital and Palmerston and District Hospital.

Board of Directors

Name Position
Brian McMahon Board Chair/JEC Vice Chair
Kelly Ward Vice Chair/JEC Member
Dale Small Treasurer/JEC Member
Michael O'Dwyer JEC Member
Dr. Terry Fisk JEC Member
Tom Sullivan Past Chair
Patrick Downey Director
Brian Milne Director
Gary Schumacher Director
John Williams Director
Mike Wilson Director
Judy Dirksen Director - Town of Minto Councillor, Appointee
Dan Yake Director - Township of Wellington North Councillor, Appointee
Dr. Chris Rowley Chief of Staff
Dr. Christine Peterkin President - Professional Staff Association
Stephen Street President and CEO/Secretary
Stephanie Pearsall VP Patient Services/CNE

How to become a Board Member

Please click here to find out how to become a North Wellington Health Care Board Member.


Please click here to access North Wellington Health Care’s Administrative By-Laws.

Contact Info

For information about the NWHC Board of Directors please contact:

Mary MacDonald
Executive Assistant to Stephen Street, President and CEO
North Wellington Health Care/Groves Memorial Community Hospital

Phone: (519) 323-3333 x 2256
Fax: (519) 323-2955


North Wellington Health Care

  • Louise Marshall Hospital

  • 630 Dublin Street, Mount Forest,
    ON N0G 2L3
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  • Phone: (519) 323-2210
  • Palmerston and District Hospital

  • 500 Whites Road, Palmerston,
    ON N0G 2P0
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  • Phone: (519) 343-2030