MARCH 7, 2022 – The Board of Directors of Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is currently seeking candidates to fill the position of Director.

Made up of dedicated volunteers, the KDH Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the operations of the Hospital and guiding its future in the health system. The Board determines the Hospital’s mission and strategic direction, and supports their advancement. The Board is also responsible for the quality of patient care, and ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation and regulatory obligations.

The KDH Board of Directors is comprised of 14 volunteer members and four ex-officio members. The volunteer members have diverse backgrounds and bring a variety of skills and areas of expertise to the team.

The Board is currently looking for candidates for the position of Director with a commitment to community service and willingness to learn and work in a team environment. Candidates must be interested in helping KDH build healthier communities; residence in the Eastern Ontario region is required. Previous experience on a non-profit board, especially in the health or social service sector, is an asset.

In this recruitment process, the Board is looking for strengths and experience in the following areas: Mental Health and Substance Use Health; Complex Project Management; Home, Community and Transitional Care; Health Informatics; Healthcare Technology Management; Health Human Resources; Legal; and Relationship Management/Government Relations. Diversity is also an important factor in the selection process.

A Board member can expect to spend a minimum of 10 to 12 hours per month attending meetings and performing committee work. The current committees of the KDH Board of Directors are Executive Committee, Governance, Fiscal Advisory Committee, Corporate Services, and Quality and Safety Committee.

To apply, please send a letter of interest with CV to before March 31, 2022, indicating “Board of Directors recruitment” in the subject line.


Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is a 40-bed acute care hospital located in the rapidly growing Eastern Ontario municipality of North Grenville, 40 minutes south of Ottawa. We provide 24-hour emergency care, inpatient care, advanced orthopaedic surgery (as a satellite of The Ottawa Hospital), Convalescent Care, Interim Long-Term Care, Day Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, an ever-growing list of outpatient clinics, and education and wellness programming including Diabetes Education and Support. Committed to advancing our mission of Building Healthier Communities, we are an integrated health services organization with deep partnerships in our community and region. With our partners in the Ottawa West Four Rivers Ontario Health Team, we are collaborating on a new model of health care delivery that puts patients, families and caregivers at the centre of the health care system.

For further information contact:

Jenny Read, Communications Officer

T: 613-258-6133 extension 223