Hon. John McDermid, P.C. - Vice Chair
"I look forward to serving the citizens of the Central West LHIN and continue my keen interest in the provision of the best health care possible."
A former Member of Parliament for Brampton-Georgetown from 1979-1988 and Brampton from 1988-1993 and Member of Prime Minister Mulroney’s Cabinet from 1988 – 1993, John McDermid has extensive experience in governance matters.
Formerly a member of the Peel Memorial Hospital Board from 1970-1975, and a member of the Headwaters Health Care Centre Board for the past six years, two served as Chairman of the Board, Mr. McDermid brings a great deal of experience to the Central West LHIN Board.
He was educated in Brampton Public and Secondary Schools and Albert College, Belleville, Ontario.
A former broadcaster in Television and Radio, Chief of Staff to a Provincial Cabinet Minister in the Davis Government and an executive with the Ontario Real Estate Association, Mr. McDermid is retired and living in Caledon.
He serves on the Board of Governors of Albert College in Belleville and is the immediate past Honourary Colonel of the Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin & Halton Regt.). He still serves on the Senate of the Lorne Scots and is a Director of the Lorne Scots Trust.