The board of directors oversees operations, works with management to establish overall strategic direction for the organization and ensures appropriate community consultation. The board also regularly reviews the organization's long-term plans, significant issues affecting the organization and evaluates results.
Board members are appointed for two-year terms by the provincial government's Board Resourcing and Development Office.
The following documents define how the board conducts its business and defines its governance rules and practices. It includes a Code of Conduct for Directors, VCH By Laws and Terms of Reference for the Board, the Chair, the CEO and Board Committees.