The Building Community Advisory Committee was established to help inform the next stage of planning and design for the Wallaceburg Site Redevelopment. The advisory group is a two-way communication forum that includes individuals from the community, the hospital, and other interested stakeholders. The committee consists of eight members, four of which are community volunteers:
Jack Carroll, Board Member and Chair
Geetu Pathak, Board Member and Chair of Resources
Lori Marshall, President & CEO
Aaron Ryan, Vice President, Performance and CFO
Dr. William Currier
Wallaceburg Area Representatives:
Over the past 30 years, Mr. Wesley has served in volunteer roles for various hospital and health care committees. His previous roles include Director and Chair of the former Sydenham District Hospital Board; Director, CKHA Board; Director, CKHA Foundation; and Chair of the Save Our Sydenham Committee. As a former councillor for the Municipality of Chatham-Kent and Mayor for the Town of Wallaceburg, Mr. Wesley has extensive experience working with multiple stakeholders and community members in the Wallaceburg area. For 34 years, he served as Manager of Municipal Relations (Major Projects Group) at Union Gas and since 2018, has practiced law at Anderson Law Group. Mr. Wesley is also a Director for Infrastructure Ontario, a role he has held since 2019.
Dr. William Currier
Dr. William Currier is a licensed health care practitioner and has been the owner/operator of Currier Chiropractic in Wallaceburg since 1987. As a lifelong resident of Wallaceburg, Dr. Currier has developed strong working relationships within the community through roles on several municipal boards. His previous municipal volunteer roles include Chair of the Wallaceburg Community Task Force and Chair of the Wallaceburg Water Commission. Dr. Currier also served as Chair of the professional group for the former Sydenham District Hospital fundraising campaign, for the town of Wallaceburg in the early nineties. Additionally, Dr. Currier has been actively involved in the Ontario Chiropractic Association throughout his career. His team building skills and community-minded approach will be a valuable asset to the committee.
Health Care Professionals Representative:
Ms. Campbell was born and raised in Lambton County, and continues to reside there. She attended Western University in 2000, completing her BScN in 2004. As a registered nurse, she worked in Long-Term Care as well at CKHA on the former Complex Continuing Care unit at the Wallaceburg Site. In 2006, Ms. Campbell enrolled in the RN(EC) program at University of Western Ontario, successfully completing the program in 2008. Following this, she began working as a nurse practitioner (NP) in the Emergency Department (triage) at CKHA as well as the Complex Continuing Care unit. In 2011, Ms. Campbell started working at the Chatham-Kent Community Health Centre (CKCHC) where she continues to be employed today.
Walpole Island First Nation Representative:
Ms. Johnson is from Bkejwanong Territory (Walpole Island First Nation) and is currently the Governance Manager with Walpole Island First Nation. She travelled to Brantford/Six Nations where she gained over 21 years of experience working with adult learners to overcome learning challenges, championing resourcefulness, motivation and drawing out individual strengths to help learners be successful in their chosen field. She is an avid promoter of skilled trades through Indigenizing the lens to find compatibility and similarities in learning as well as working with employers to understand their Indigenous employees. For many years Ms. Johnson has volunteered with an Urban Indigenous Board of Directors to engage Indigenous youth to reconnect with their culture, and enhance their education and skills training to find meaningful employment.