Our Board of Directors

13 Directors

Canadian Blood Services’ board consists of 13 directors who are elected by Canada’s provincial and territorial Ministers of Health, except Québec. The role of the board is to broadly oversee Canadian Blood Services’ management and direction.

Appointed by the provincial and territorial ministers of health, the board of directors comprises 13 members, including:

  • a chair of the board
  • four regional nominees
  • six nominees from the medical, scientific, technical, business and public health sectors
  • two nominees with relevant consumer experience 

The board meets at least six times per year; two of those meetings are open to the public.

Each director serves for a term of four years