As of April 1, Guy Lévesque has been appointed by Manitoba Health as the new Board Chair of South Eastman Health.
Lévesque is a long-time resident of the Town ofSte. Annewhere he served as Chief Administrative Officer for over 26 years. He is married and has two children who currently work in healthcare. He is also a proud grandfather of four.
“I am thrilled to be joining a dynamic and forward thinking Board of Directors,” says Lévesque. “I have often admired the health system in south eastman for its dedication to patient safety and quality of care. Treating people with care and respect will be an important priority for me as new Board Chair.”
During his time as Chief Administrative Officer, he collaborated with government and community stakeholders to improve the healthcare system in his own town ofSte. Anne. However, Lévesque readily and whole-heartedly accepts his new responsibility and role of approaching healthcare from a regional perspective.
Lévesque will spend some time doing a regional tour to better understand the healthcare needs of other districts in south eastman, meet with staff and other key stakeholders of the RHA following his orientation.
Lévesque replaces outgoing, retired Chairman Aurèle Boisvert, from the R.M. of Ste. Anne, who is ending his term on March 31st, 2011.
Manitoba Health has also appointed two new members to the board.RoyEnns of Steinbach and Ron Tardiff of Lorette join the Board of South Eastman as new members while Jean Balcaen from Richer and Leo Van Den Bussche of St. Adolphe have both been reappointed.
Former Town of Ste. Anne administrator Guy Levesque was recently named as the new chairperson for the South Eastman Health regional board of directors.