The Collaborative Supporting the Panel
The Northumberland Hills Hospital has established a collaborative to support the Citizens’ Advisory Panel in its work. This includes:
- The Hospital Board, providing governance oversight;
- External consultants from MASS LBP, with expertise in public engagement;
- Researchers from Queen’s School of Business, with expertise in resource allocation decision making and program evaluation; and
- The Northumberland Community Futures Development Corporation, as funding partner.
About the Northumberland Hills Hospital Board of Directors
Composed of volunteers representing the communities served by the Hospital, directors on this skills-based Board: develop Hospital policy; make decisions about the Hospital’s future (strategic planning); and monitor operational and financial performance. NHH Board Director Lynda Kay will serve as Moderator of the Panel, in a non-voting capacity, and provide a vital link between the Board and the Panel.
About MASS LBP
MASS LBP is a new kind of company that is reinventing public consultation. MASS LBP works with visionary governments, corporations and organizations to deepen and improve their efforts to engage citizens and solve complex issues. MASS will be working directly with the Panel, and providing support to the members with its facilitation team. For more information, please visit www.masslbp.com.
About The Monieson Centre, Queen’s School of Business
Established in 1998, The Monieson Centre brings leading academic research to business, government, and community audiences to create value through knowledge. The Centre focuses on research related to the knowledge economy - how best to use the expertise of individuals, organizations and communities to create knowledge capital. The Centre will provide an independent and objective evaluation of the NHH Citizens’ Advisory Panel process. For more information, please visit www.business.queensu.ca/knowledge.
About the Northumberland Community Futures Development Corporation
The Northumberland CFDC is a not for profit organization governed by a local Board of Directors and staffed with business professionals. Northumberland CFDC works closely with the community to foster new partnerships, assess challenges and create new opportunities that will strengthen our economy. This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Eastern Ontario Development Program, which is administered locally by the Northumberland CFDC. For more information, please visit www.northumberlandcfdc.ca.