Health Centre Board

The Carman Community Health Centre Board is committed to developing all of the medical service requirements our community needs.

L to R – Back Row – Brent Owen, Bob Mitchell, Shawn McCutcheon, Les Vanderveen, Jack Pethybridge. Front Row – Jane Swanton, Theresa Bergsma, George Gray, Donna Bruce

Health Centre Board
The board is actively recruiting physicians to live and work in the community. This is an achievable goal but it will take time. We appreciate your patience and support.

The Carman Community Health Centre Board is made up of 7 community representatives appointed by the Town of Carman and the Rural Municipality of Dufferin and one representative each from the Council of the Town of Carman and Council of the Rural Municipality of Dufferin.

There is ex-officio board representation of a member each from Carman Community Health Centre Management, Carman Community Health Centre Physicians, Southern Regional Health Authority, Carman Dufferin Economic Development Officer and other members of the health community as needed.

Carman Community Health Centre Committees

Recruitment & Outreach Committee Mandate

To recruit and retain health care professionals who will provide quality health care services to the residents of Carman and community.
To Develop incentive, relocation and education packages to attract and train health care professionals for our community today and in the future.
To promote all encompassing health care in the community.
To facilitate patient education, recruitment and retention.

Finance  & Facilities Committee Mandate

To manage the day-to-day needs of the community-owned health care centre.
To manage the centre’s leases with physicians and other medical practitioners.
To consider future development, expansion and operation of the centre.
To supervise all contracts, orders, reports, recommendations and proceedings.
To provide monthly financial statements and yearly budgets to the board.
To manage donations from the community.
To process and manage grant requests.


Establishment of professionally managed physician group
Electronic Medical Record System in place
Renovations to improve space for building tenants
New equipment in examination rooms
Successful physician recruitment
Parking lot upgrade for staff
Establishment of incentives to attract and retain health professionals in the community
Upgraded patient room televisions
Carman Memorial Hospital waiting room television

Future Goals

Continued physician recruitment
Collaboration within the region for enhanced health care services

Frequently Asked Questions

Who receives the donation when I support the Carman Community Health Centre?

When you support the Carman Community Health Centre Board with your donations you are supporting the community. You are helping to purchase equipment for the community clinic, hospital and lodge.

How can I donate to the Carman Community Health Centre Board?

You can send a cheque to:
Carman Community Health Centre
Box 160
Carman, MB R0G 0J0
You can drop your donation off in the Memorial Hall at the Town of Carman Office

Are you a registered charity?

Yes. Carman Community Health Centre is a Registered Charity and you will receive an official charitable tax receipt for your donation of any amount.

What are some of the items that the Carman Community Health Centre Board has purchased in the past?

Purchases include: computers, Electronic Medical Record system, furnishings for exam rooms, medical equipment in exam rooms, televisions in hospital rooms, hospital waiting room television, home care medical supplies, computer and furnishings for Boyne Lodge Nurse Practitioner.

Who are the Carman Community Health Centre Board Directors?

Les Vanderveen – Chairperson
Shawn McCutcheon – Vice Chairperson
Theresa Bergsma – Secretary
Donna Bruce – Treasurer
Brent Owen – Town of Carman Representative
George Gray – R.M. of Dufferin Representative
Jane Swanton
Jack Pethybridge
Bob Mitchell
Jim Neufeld- Carman Community Health Centre Clinic Representative (Non Voting Member)

You can make a donation to the Carman Community Health Centre Board anytime. Your contribution will help the board in continuing to improve health care in the community through facility improvements and the recruiting of health care professionals. Cheques can be made to the “Carman Community Health Centre”.

Phone: 204-745-2675
Fax: 204-745-6348
Street Address:
12 2nd Avenue SW
Box 160
Carman, MB R0G 0J0

You can also contact us using the form below, thank you.

This Form Contacts the Health Centre Board | See Contact Page to Contact the Health Centre Reception