A Board of Directors governs the Queensway Carleton Hospital on behalf of the residents in our community. Ensuring that the hospital is able to meet the needs of our community is foremost for the Board of Directors. They also provide strategic leadership and, working with the senior management team, develop future directions for the hospital and the services it offers.


board of directors in front of QCH

Ms. Judie Leach Bennett, Board Chair

Dr. Andrew Falconer, Secretary

Mr. Ken Alger, Vice Chair

Ms. Linda Hunter, Vice Chair

Mr. Atul Aggarwal
Mr. Jim Brockbank
Mr. Kin Choi

Ms. Janet Cosier
Ms. Christine Desloges
Ms. Lori Lennox
Mr. Andy Macdonald
Mr. Chad Schella
Mr. Hugh O'Toole
Ms. Karen Sparks, QCH Foundation Chair
Dr. Jakub Majewski, President of the Medical Staff
Dr. Elizabeth Shouldice, Vice President of the Medical Staff
Leah Levesque, Chief Nursing Executive


Board of Directors Biography 2019



QCH Board of Directors Meeting Information

Next meetings of the Board

Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of the month, with the exception of September 2019; that meeting has been moved up one week to September 18th.


2019-2020 Board Meeting Dates

  • September 18 (revised date)
  • October 30
  • November 27
  • No meeting in December
  • January 29
  • February 26
  • March 25
  • April 29
  • May 27
  • June 24


Innovation Room, 17:00 - 21:00 


Meeting materials 

Agendas available one week in advance from the Board Secretary.  Please contact Joanne Hartnett at jhartnett@qch.on.ca or (613) 721-2000 ext. 5606


Background materials and policies 

Board Policy on Access to Meeting