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Beth Ellis

Board Member

alexandria.bellis@gmail.com

Beth has been involved in hospice palliative care for more than 18 years, first as a volunteer founding member of Haldimand Norfolk Brantford Hospice Palliative Care Advisory Committee, then as the first Executive Director of Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice in Hamilton. Beth's strong believe in working collaborating with other Hospice Palliative Care providers led her to becoming a founding member of the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand/Norfolk Brant (HNHB) Hospice Palliative Care Network, sitting as Chair for three years. Beth chaired the Provincial Working Group creating Standards for Residential Hospices in Ontario and was involved in the writing of Hospice Palliative Care Ontario's Hand Book and Tool Kit on How to Develop a Community Residential Hospice.

After spending the first part of her career in retail management, Beth re-entered the education system, shifted career paths, and graduated from a post diploma palliative care course in 1996. Beth has been a Board member with, Hospice Palliative Care Ontario, sitting as Board Secretary for the past 2 years and is also currently chair of the Governance committee. She is actively involved in other volunteer work with Heart and Stroke and sits on various committees involving end of life care in the HNHB LHIN as well as in the province.