Janice Deganis
GRH Board chair Janice Deganis (image courtesy of Canadian Underwriter website)

Janice Deganis was elected chair of Grand River Hospital's Board of Directors in June 2017.

Ms. Deganis is a University of Waterloo graduate and a chartered professional accountant. She is currently a partner with Ernst & Young in Waterloo Region as the organization's national insurance leader. 

Mr. Deganis has served on GRH’s board since 2012. From 2015 to 2017, she served as vice-chair of the board.

Her term as chair will last for two years. 

Grand River Hospital’s Board includes 19 directors of the corporation, 12 of whom are elected for three-year terms. The GRH board includes representation from the cities of Kitchener and Waterloo. Members of the Board include individuals with a wide range of private and community expertise, who volunteer their time to lead the governance of Grand River Hospital.