Brain Injury information, education and support

Seeking New Board Members

Our Mission

To enhance the lives of those living with brain injury through education, awareness and support.

Our Organization

For the past 35 years, the Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) has been an instrumental force in the lives of those impacted by an acquired brain injury. OBIA has provided support and advocacy in such a way that it is seen as a “guiding light” to help navigate the journey of rebuilding a life after brain injury. OBIA assists with personal advocacy for survivors of brain injury; thereby, working closely with various health organizations and professionals in the field including, healthcare centres, rehabilitation companies and law firms to ensure the best quality of care and outcomes for survivors of brain injury. Furthermore, OBIA continues to provide support, information, training and education to survivors and their families, as well as professionals working in the field of brain injury.

The OBIA Board is a Policy Governance Board and the Role of the Board Includes:
  • Setting policy to give direction to the
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of the
  • Ensuring that the resources necessary to achieve the goals of the organization are
Nominations Are Open To All with Special Considerations Given To:

Expertise in one of the following:

  • Accounting
  • Family
  • Education
  • Geriatrics
  • Indigenous
  • Pediatrics

Geographical Areas:

  • North Eastern Ontario
  • South Eastern Ontario
Interested Candidates Should Note:
  • The OBIA Board currently meets 6 times a year via Zoom for the for seeable future.
  • Board Members are expected to serve on at least one committee, which meets via
  • Persons who are interested in serving on the OBIA Board will be expected to complete a Board Application

If you wish to complete a Board Application Form or for more information, please contact:

Diane Dakiv, Email: ddakiv@obia.on.ca or Phone: 1-855-642-8877 x 231