HPA News

Election Time! Now accepting nominations

Election time approaches!

Nominations now open for:

7 positions on the Halton Physician Association (HPA) Board of Directors, 

two primary care physician representatives to the CCHOHT Collaborative Committee (Oakville, Halton Hills representatives), and

one specialist physician representative to the CCHOHT Collaborative Committee (see NOTES for descriptions of these positions)

All members of the HPA can nominate one or more candidates. All terms of office are two (2) years, renewable upon re-election for a total of six (6) consecutive years.You can submit your nomination(s) using the following form:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HPANewsletterPlease ensure that the person(s) you nominate is willing to stand for election to the position delineated on the ballot! Nominations close March 24, 2023.Following the close of nominations, a list of nominees and their bios will be sent to each HPA member along with voting ballots. Each HPA member can vote for up to seven (7) candidates for the HPA executive, two (2) primary care physician representatives at the CCHOHT and one (1) specialist physician representative at the CCHOHT. Voting goes from March 27 -  April 3, 2023.NOTES:The HPA BOARD OF DIRECTORS serves as the governance and decision-making body of the HPA. They base their decisions on the insights and feedback provided by HPA members. HPA Directors use their talents to develop, promote and/or implement programs and events to better your personal and professional lives of physicians. In addition, HPA Directors work collaboratively to: keep the HPA up-to-date and running efficiently; ensure ongoing communication with members & community partners/agencies; and advocate for HPA members, their patients and communities.CCHOHT Collaborative Committee SPECIALIST physician representative along with three (3) primary physician representatives sit at the Connect Care Halton-Ontario Health Team (CCHOHT) table as representatives and advocates of HPA members. The specialist must work in Milton or Oakville or Halton Hills. The specialist physician representative brings to the CCHOHT table the insights and concerns of Halton specialists and their patients, informed by the values, goals, policies and mandate of the HPA.CCHOHT Collaborative Committee two (2) PRIMARY CARE physician representatives (Oakville, Halton Hills) are currently up for re-election. These seats, along with the Milton Primary Care physician representative, and the Specialist representative, comprise the physician representatives of the Collaborate Committee. The primary care physicians bring to the CCHOHT table the insights and concerns of primary care physicians and their patients, along with the unique health issues of each community they represent, informed by the values, goals, policies and mandate of the HPA.