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​​​​​​​About Us

The Brant County Health Unit is one of 36 health units in Ontario. We are governed by an autonomous Board of Health composed of members from the City of Brantford and County of Brant, and provincial appointees.

The Medical Officer of Health and Executive Director oversee public health services and provide direction to over 120 full- and part-time employees. We serve a population of 136,035 in an area of 1,093.16 sq. km.

Our programs are funded by the provincial government and both local municipalities as defined in the Health Protection and Promotion Act. Our program mandate is described in the Ontario Public Health Standards 2008 and our organizational and governance standards for the agency are detailed in the Ontario Public Health Organizational Standards.

Mission

We provide health promotion, protection and disease prevention programs and services designed to help all members of the community achieve and maintain optimal health.

Vision

We strive to provide excellence in public health, exemplifying the spirit of innovation, quality and collaboration.

Annual Report

Public health is everywhere. Take a look at our community's public health achievements for 2016.

If you have questions about our annual report or would like to review our report in an alternate format, please call 519-753-4937 ext. 222.

  • Greg Anderson, Chair
    Provincial Appointee
  • Councillor Willem Bouma, Vice-Chair
    County Council Appointee
  • Councillor Robert Chambers
    County Council Appointee
  • Councillor Larry Kings
    City Council Appointee
  • Janice Mills
    Provincial Appointee
  • Helen Mulligan
    Provincial Appointee
  • Councillor David Neumann
    City Council Appointee
  • Councillor John Sless
    City Council Appointee
  • Ruby Toor
    Provincial Appointee
Executive
Dr. Malcolm Lock
Medical Officer of Health
Ext. 221

Jo Ann Tober
Executive Director
Ext. 243
Corporate Services
Kathy Kirby
Director, Corporate Services
Ext. 344

Colin Hulks
Manager, Information Technology
Ext. 362

Kathy Weidhaas
Manager, Human Resources
Ext. 292

Foundational Support
Alexey Babayan
Director, Program Planning and Evaluation
Ext. 354

Janet Kwansah
Manager, Quality Assurance and Professional Practice

Ext. 366


Veronica Magee
Manager, Communications
Ext. 298

Health Promotion
Christina Rajsic
Director, Health Promotion
Ext. 294

Renee Charbonneau-Smith
Manager, Chronic Disease Prevention
Ext. 279

Ronda Manning
Manager, Child Health
Ext. 246

Joan Millsap
(Acting) Manager, Chronic Disease Prevention

Ext. 232
Health Protection
Nancy Nichols
Acting Director, Health Protection
Ext. 371

Ruth Gratton
Manager, Infectious Diseases
Ext. 289

Jeff Kowal
Manager, Environmental Health
Ext. 238

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​194 Terrace Hill St.
Brantford, ON  N3R 1G7

519-753-4937