Board of Directors

The composition and structure of the NOSP Board of Directors are defined by the Bylaws and Board Policies of the agency, and allow for representation from each of NOSP’s main communities. To ensure representation and a voice from the different areas and groups of the expansive NOSP Service Area, the NOSP Board optimizes on the access and use of technology to conduct business.

The NOSP Board of Directors ensures there is district wide representation as well as a strong and diverse skill set.


Jocelyn Bourgoin, Chair


Bringing diverse experience and perspective from the health, community and municipal sectors, Jocelyn is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Santé Manitouwadge Health. Prior to this he held positions as a Director of Community Services at Manitouwadge General Hospital, Chief of EMS/Superior North EMS, Mayor of Manitouwadge, Education Trustee, and Ambulance Manager/Paramedic at Manitouwadge Ambulance Service. Jocelyn also currently holds the Chair position with the Northwest Health Alliance Board, and is a senator with Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs.

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April Thornton, Vice-Chair

Kashak, Doug

Doug Kashak, Treasurer

Beardmore/Terrace Bay/Schreiber

Manager with the Children’s Aid Society for the District of Thunder Bay for the Nipigon and Geraldton area, Doug holds a HBSW in Social Work from Lakehead University and is highly involved in youth activities in the Nipigon area spending much of his spare time coaching Hockey, acting as the Vice President for the Nipigon Elks Hockey Association and facilitator of The Jump Start program.


Adam Brown, Immediate Past Chair


With a professional designation of Chartered Professional Accountant and Master of Health Administration, Adam is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the North of Superior Healthcare Group bringing experience and value from both a business and health care perspective.

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Courtney Atkins, Director


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Terri Horan, Director

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Diane Laybourne, Director

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Christopher Martin, Director

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