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Community Health Assessment

Prairie Mountain Health has completed its first comprehensive Community Health Assessment.  The 2015 Community Health Assessment, compiled every five years, is a very important part of the health region’s overall planning process and quality improvement initiatives.


Full Version Executive Summary Résumé


To get the most out of the Full Version, please download a copy of the CHA and click here for tips on navigating through the pages.

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Community Profiles

The following profiles were created from CHA data to provide a brief summary of the health status of an individual zone or district and were designed to complement the comprehensive CHA. The PMH profile provides a summary look at our region and illustrates the health differences amongst our 17 districts.  The zone and district profiles are intended to assist planning efforts, inform community stakeholders and to identify disparities and inequities.


Profile Interpretation Guide


Planning Districts Trimmed

Community Health Assessment 2019

Prairie Mountain Health has completed its 2019 comprehensive Community Health Assessment.  The Community Health Assessment, compiled every five years, is a very important part of the health region’s overall planning process and quality improvement initiatives.

Full Report

Executive Summary (English)

Executive Summary (French) 

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Community Profiles  

Community profiles are created from CHA data to provide a brief summary of the health status of an individual zone or district and were designed to complement the comprehensive CHA. The PMH profile provides a summary look at our region and illustrates the health differences amongst our 17 districts.  The zone and district profiles are intended to assist planning efforts, inform community stakeholders and to identify disparities and inequities.

Below are depictions of the zones included in the Community Health Assessment.


Regional Profile

Rural Profiles

Planning Districts Trimmed


Brandon Profiles

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Regional Reports


Annual Reports 


Strategic Plan


Community Health Assessment 

 2012 - 2013       English   2015  
 2013 - 2014       French   2019   
 2014 - 2015              
2014 Audited Financial Statement              
2015 - 2016 Annual Report              
2015 Audited Financial Statement      

Compensation Disclosure

2016 - 2017 Annual Report        2019      
2016 Audited Financial Report        2020      
2017 Wait Time Report              
2017 - 2018 Annual Report              
 2017 Audited Financial Report              
2018 - 2019 Annual Report              
2018 Audited Financial Report              
2018-2019 Wait Time Report              
2019 - 2020 Annual Report              
2019-2020 Audited Financial Report              
2019-2020 Wait Time Report              
Watch the 2020 AGM                
2020-2021 Annual Report              
 2020-2021 Audited Financial Report              



2016 Accreditation Report

CEO 2013 - 2014       Overview      
CEO 2014 - 2015       Full Report      
CEO 2015 - 2016              
CEO 2016 - 2017              
CEO 2017 - 2018              
CEO 2018 - 2019              
CEO 2019 - 2020              
CEO 2020 - 2021              






Health Plus eNewsletter


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Board of Directors

Board of Governance

Prairie Mountain Health operates under the direction of a 10-member Board of Directors.  This Board is appointed by, and accountable to the Minister of Health, Seniors and Active Living.  Responsibility of the Board includes the mandate, resources and performance of the health authority.  As such, members must represent the region as a whole, not any particular community or interests.

The Board’s role is to ensure the organization’s accountability by monitoring and evaluating its performance and by interacting and communicating with the public, stakeholders and partners.

Board members represent a broad cross-section of geographical areas, interests, experience and expertise. It is expected that members also share a strong sense of commitment to achieving the provincial vision of healthy Manitobans through an appropriate balance of prevention and care.

The Prairie Mountain Health Board of Directors must ensure that the organization complies with applicable legislation, regulations, provincial policies and Ministerial directives.


Meet our Board of Directors



JonathonLon Cullen - Acting Board Chair

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murrayMurray Parrott

Murray Parrott lives on a farm near Franklin, MB.  and is a recently retired Grade 5 teacher, having taught 33 years in total.  To go along with his lifetime of teaching, he also has experience in farming and construction of seniors housing.   Murray was widowed in 2018 after 36 years of marriage with his wife Kerry. Murray continues to enjoy spending time with his four children and spouses, with 8 grandchildren.  He loves to draw floor plans and watch the sunset at his cabin.

Murray has served as a member of several organizations and boards in Neepawa including Town Council.

Some of his other key interests include sports like Judo, hockey, lake skating, fishing and hunting.


WandaWanda Sandy

Wanda resides in Canupawakpa Dakota Nation where she is originally from. She is currently employed as the Health Director for CDN – Health Services where she has worked since November 2005. Wanda currently holds the volunteer position of Illegal Drug Coordinator for Canupawakpa.

Wanda has a passion for learning and has attained her education from numerous academic locations. She received her Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Native Studies and a Minor in Psychology from Brandon University. While attending Thunder Bay Confederation College she received her Law & Security Administration Diploma.   She also received her Community Social Development Certificate from Assiniboine Community College. She continues to further her education, and recently received Certification from First Nations Health Manager Association of Ottawa.

Wanda lived in Vancouver, BC for 10 years and worked for a Provincial Aboriginal Women’s Organization. She started as a Volunteer, worked as a Loss Prevention Officer, then became the Assistant to the Executive Director, was appointed by the Board to Acting Executive Director then became Executive Director.  Previous work experience includes working casually for CDN Education as a Dakota Language Instructor/ Teacher’s Aide. She was also worked casually as an Aboriginal Liaison Coordinator for Burnaby Correctional Centre for Women.

Past volunteer work includes being a Board Member for Burnaby Correctional Centre for Women, Committee member for Female Offender Advisory Committee and First Nations Breast Cancer Society of BC. Currently she is the Chair for the Aboriginal Liaison Committee (comprised of 7 Health Directors of former ARHA).

Wanda believes in giving back to her community and has volunteered as a committee member for education, housing, pow wows and community fundraisers.

In Wanda’s free time she enjoys time with family – especially her grandchildren, making star quilts, powwows and dancing (traditional women’s category).  Her spirituality, her Dakota language and traditions are all important parts of her life.

Wanda is enjoying her work with the PMH Board – one of her focuses in on partnership and collaborative approaches in addressing gaps in health care, with First Nations, Health Canada and Manitoba Health. 

    Swan RiverDuane Whyte 

Duane lives in Swan River and has a wealth of experience in serving his community and the surrounding Swan River Valley area. 

Over the past several years, Duane has served as Chair of various local health committees and has worked closely with stakeholders and the regional health authority to enhance services in the former Parkland region.  He was involved in the community process of ensuring a much-needed Primary Health Centre was established in Swan River. 
He has led community recruitment and retention efforts for doctors and other health care professionals to meet health care needs of rural communities, including playing a key role in recruiting local medical graduates to the community.

Duane is serving his third term as a member of Swan River Town Council and was also a founding member of a Medical Services Committee that represented seven local municipalities.

He is a retired high school teacher and basketball coach of 40 years.  He sits on several local boards and organizations and in 1988, he received a prestigious certificate of recognition for involvement in the community by then Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.


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Gwen Drul has been involved with local boards and organizations for many years. Gwen has lived in the Oakburn area where she has farmed with her husband Wayne for the past 43 years.

Gwen is enjoying her work with the Prairie Mountain Health Board and has great respect for the work, dedication and commitment that staff, physicians, volunteers and health partners have for the health region. She has a keen interest in the health-care challenges that rural communities/areas currently face not only now but well into the next generation.

Gwen has worked as Operational and Office Manager in the Agriculture Pork Industry for 10 years. She has served as a Trustee/Board Member for the local school board for 12 years including four years as Chairperson.  She has been involved with school functions, 4-H, church, marketing and community events for many years. Gwen has also been involved with Oakburn Teren Dance Group for the past 35 years.

In her free time, Gwen enjoys spending time with family and her grandchildren. She enjoys travelling, golfing, winter and summer sports.


WadeWade Schott

Wade Schott has had a keen interest in helping his community grow and prosper for a number of years.  While working as the manager of McMunn and Yates Building Supplies in Roblin from 1983-2008, he also held various volunteer positions within the community and surrounding area including; Board member (1989-98) and president (1992-94) of the Western Retail Lumbermen’s Association and Trustee of Sacred Heart Catholic Church (2003-2016).  After his retirement, he held the position of President for the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 24 in Roblin from 2008-2012.  Currently, he acts as Treasurer for the Knights of Columbus 3rd degree Roblin council and is a member of the Knights of Columbus 4th degree Dauphin council.

Wade served as a Councillor for the Town of Roblin from 2010-2014, then as Mayor for the municipality until 2018.

Wade is now retired, but still works part time at a local lumber yard.  He lives in Roblin with his wife Carol.  They have three grown children.  In his spare time he enjoys hunting, fishing, camping and gardening. 



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Brad Collett retired from his position at the City of Dauphin where he served as Chief Administrative Officer/City Manager from January 2002-October 2019. He then established BC Advisory Group, which continues to offer management, human resource, educational training and disability consulting to governments, departments and businesses in Manitoba.
In 1996, Brad joined Dauphin accounting firm Archambault Yury Musey, which eventually merged with Meyer Norris Penny (now MNP LLP).
Brad graduated with a Bachelor of Accounting and Master of Accountancy Degree from the University of Manitoba in 1992-1993, and received his Chartered Accountant designation in 1996.

Brad has been fortunate to volunteer and serve many organizations including; Dauphin & District Chamber of Commerce, Dauphin Economic Development, Dauphin’s Countryfest, Clear Lake Cabin Association, Dauphin Skating Club, Dauphin Regional Airport Authority, Wasagaming Tenants’ Association and the Municipal Employees Benefits Program.

Brad and his wife Joelle Robinson reside in Clear Lake.


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Donna Davidson resides on a small acreage outside the community of Ochre River, where her and her husband raised two children, who are now young adults.

Donna Davidson has recently retired from her Superintendent/CEO position with Mountain View School Division. She has spent over thirty-seven years in education and has taught at the early, middle, and secondary level. She has also served in the capacity of principal, Coordinator of Programs and Planning, Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent/CEO. She has over fourteen years of experience in senior level leadership. Along with her degrees in Physical Education and Education, she has a Master of Education Degree in Educational Administration.

Donna has been involved in community and professional organizations for many years. She recently participated on the Parkland Judicial Nominating Committee. She served as President of Manitoba Association of School Superintendents. She is a member of the Manitoba Summer Games Committee. She was a member of the PRHA Advisory Council, Ochre River Community Foundation, and College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba Complaints Committee.

In her free time, Donna enjoys spending time with family, participating in sporting activities, cooking and camping.


    PhotoComingSoonCarla McLean - Photo and Bio Coming Soon







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