Board of Directors

 Board of Directors Title

Reference Number 2022-153

Perley Health is a unique and innovative community that empowers Seniors and Veterans to live life to the fullest. Home to more than 600 Seniors and Veterans in long-term care and in independent apartments, Perley Health provides a growing number of clinical, therapeutic and recreational services to residents, tenants and people from across the region.

One of the largest and most progressive long-term care homes in Ontario, Perley Health is also a centre for research, education, and clinical innovation. Our Centre of Excellence in Frailty-Informed Care conducts and shares the practical research needed to improve care. Future caregivers come here to study and to acquire hands-on skills and experience.

Perley Health’s values are brought to life each day by our over 800 employees. And more than 400 regular volunteers connect us closely with the community. Together, we improve the well-being of Canada’s aging population.

We are embarking on a multi-year growth strategy, and are seeking an experienced

Governance oversight of The Perley Health Veterans’ Health Centre is accomplished through a Board of Directors consisting of up to 18 dedicated volunteers who serve for a minimum term of three years.  There are normally 1-3 vacancies on the Board each year and applications from the public through the Perley Health website are welcomed.

Perley Health Board of Directors

From time to time, Perley Health needs to recruit new volunteers for its Board of Directors, to serve as either a full member of the Board or as an Adjunct Advisor on one of the Standing Committees of the Board.

A member of the Board of Directors has the following key responsibilities:

  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Serving on at least one committee
  • Pre-reading materials for meetings

A member of the Adjunct Advisor has the following key responsibilities:

  • Attending committee meetings to which they are assigned
  • Pre-reading materials for meetings

When fulfilling responsibilities related to the Board, Directors and Adjunct Advisors are expected to exercise the following three main duties:

  • The duty of due diligence;
  • The duty of loyalty; and
  • The duty of care.

Perley Health Directors may serve a maximum of three consecutive, three-year terms of office, with the possibility of an additional year. Overall, Directors should expect to commit at least 20 hours of their time per month to fulfil their Board and Committee obligations. Adjunct Advisors have no term limits and should expect to commit at least four hours of their time per month. 

If this is something you might be interested in, please contact the Perley Health Executive Assistant at one of the addresses below indicating your interest and providing a brief overview of your reasons for offering your services and why you believe Perley Health might benefit from your skills and experience. We will then contact you to acknowledge your input and, if appropriate, provide additional information regarding current or future Board vacancies.

View more information on the Board of Directors and the application process.

PLEASE NOTE: For conflict of interest reasons, Perley Health staff and their families as well as the relatives of Perley Health residents are ineligible to stand for election to the Board.

We thank all candidates for applying; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

For candidates selected for consideration, Perley Health, upon request, will make reasonable accommodation for any disability-related needs with respect to the recruitment process and materials.