Algoma Public Health

Board of Health

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The Algoma Board of Health is the governing body of Algoma Public Health and is established by the provincial public health legislation, the Health Protection and Promotion Act, RSO 1990, (HPPA) and regulations. 

Boards of health are the governing body and policy maker of public health units. Boards of health monitor all operations within their health unit and are accountable to the community and to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. 

All boards of health have a legislated duty to ensure that the public health programs and services required by the HPPA are provided to people who live in the health unit jurisdiction. Public health programs and services are intended to prevent the spread of disease and to promote and protect health. 

The Ontario Public Health Standards (2008), published by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, set out the minimum requirements for fundamental public health programs and services for boards of health. 

To contact the Board Secretary, Tania Caputo please phone 705-759-5421.

Board Meetings

Board of Health Meetings

Board Committee Meetings

Finance and Audit Committee Meetings

Governance Standing Committee Meetings.

Members of the Board of Health 2017:

View board member bios. 



Dr. Patricia Avery

Province of Ontario

Dr. Lucas Castellani

City of Sault Ste. Marie

Ian Frazier, Board Chair

City of Sault Ste. Marie

Deborah Graystone

Province of Ontario

Sue Jensen

Town of Blind River, Town of Spanish
Township of the North Shore

Adrienne Kappes

Province of Ontario

Lee Mason, 2nd Vice-Chair

Town of Bruce Mines, Village of Hilton Beach
Townships of Hilton; Jocelyn;  Johnson; Laird; MacDonald, Meredith & Aberdeen Additional; Plummer Additional; Prince;  St. Joseph;  
Tarbutt Township

Dr. Heather O'Brien

City of Sault Ste. Marie 

Karen Raybould

Province of Ontario

Sergio Saccucci - 1st Vice-Chair

Province of Ontario
Dennis Thompson

Town of Thessalon

Municipality of Huron Shores

Ed Pearce

City of Elliot Lake


 Municipality of Wawa, Township of White River

Township of Dubreuilville



Date of Creation: June 1, 2015

Last Modified: July 7, 2017