Governance

The Association of Ontario Midwives Benefits (AOMBT) is governed by a group of 10 Trustees and was created to provide oversight of the administration of a benefits program on behalf of plan members.

Current AOMBT Committees

Finance and Audit Committee
Andrea Mills, RM (Chair)
Courtney Graham, RM
Susie Martin, RM
Kelly Gascoigne, RM (ex-officio, Chair of the Trust)

Governance Committee
Jane Erdman, RM (Chair)
Kelly Stadelbauer, RN, BScN, MBA
Otis Kryzanauskas, RM
Kelly Gascoigne, RM (ex-officio, Chair of the Trust)

Member Services Committee
Madeleine Clin, RM (Chair)
Kim Alderdice, RM
Anne Wilson, RM
Kelly Gascoigne, RM (ex-officio, Chair of the Trust)

Read more about our Trustees.

Interested in becoming a Trustee?

Required attributes for governing the organization as stated by the Governance Committee are:

  • Strategic - Clear understanding of the role of governance, which does not include operations decisions. The candidate has experience with or is comfortable with governance as distinct from a management role.  Able to contribute to the development and execution of our strategic plans, long-range thinking.
  • Communication skills - Able to share ideas, and to speak on key issues is important. The ability provide input and display strong listening skills; attitude of appreciative inquiry.
  • Commitment - The candidate must be willing to make at least a 3 year commitment and participate regularly in Committee and Trustee meetings. Meetings are held predominantly via teleconference, with 2 in-person meetings per year requiring off-call time.

Need more information? Check out Being a Trustee: Answers to your questions.

To learn more about Trustee elections and AOMBT's governance, please contact the AOMBT at info@midwivesbenefits.ca. To contact any of our Trustees, please email chair@midwivesbenefits.ca.