Shared Health Board of Directors Nominations

The Shared Health board is accountable to the Minister of Health and is responsible for the mandate, resources and performance of Shared Health. The board must ensure that the organization complies with applicable legislation, regulations, provincial policies and Ministerial directives.

Directors are to represent a broad cross-section of skills, interests, experience and expertise. Nominees should all share a strong sense of commitment to achieving the provincial vision of healthy Manitobans through an appropriate balance of prevention and care.

Frequently Asked Questions

When are nomination forms due?

Nominations can be submitted at any time for future consideration in filling vacancies and the forms will be held on file for one year.

Where are nomination forms available?

Nomination forms are available through the Minister of Health's office, or online:

Can I nominate myself?

Yes. Any eligible candidate can nominate themselves, or be nominated by another person.

What information should be provided with the nomination form?

Please fill out the full nomination form and supply a resume, CV or any additional information to support the nominee's qualifications.

Do I have to live in Winnipeg to apply?

No. Any resident of Manitoba can apply, as long as they fit the other requirements. We require no less than four board members reside outside Winnipeg, so we strongly encourage those candidates to apply.

Are Shared Health employees eligible to apply?

No, Shared Health employees or medical staff are not eligible for appointment.

Other people not eligible for appointment as directors are:

  • employees and board members of a health corporation that owns or operates a facility or program funded by Shared Health
  • medical staff of a health corporation that owns or operates a facility or program funded by Shared Health
  • employees of a health care organization that owns or operates a facility or program receives funding from Shared Health that is 50% or more of its total revenue in a fiscal year
  • a lawyer, accountant or other person who provides professional advice, for remuneration to Shared Health

How long are the terms?

Directors will be appointed to staggered terms of one, two or three years in length to promote healthy turnover while ensuring board stability. If they wish to seek reappointment, directors will be able to serve for a maximum of six consecutive years.

Where do I submit my application?

Completed and signed nomination forms and additional information can be submitted to: or mailed to the Minister of Health at:

Minister of Health
Room 302
Legislative Building
Winnipeg MB  R3C 0V8