Board Bio Details

Dwight Nelson

Dwight joined the Board in 2019. Dwight is currently President & COO of Carewest Innovative Health Care in Calgary, Alberta. Previously, he was President & CEO of the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region for 12 years, and Chief Executive Officer of the Headwaters Health Authority in Alberta for 7 years. He has 35 years of management experience in financial services and public sector administration.

Dwight is a graduate of the University of Calgary (Bachelor of Arts) who also holds the professional designations of Chartered Accountant (CPA/CA) and Certified Health Executive (CHE).  

Dwight is also a Board member for Health Benefits Trust of Alberta. He has previous board experience with the University of Regina and Regina Symphony Orchestra. He volunteers with the United Way of Calgary and Hillhurst United Church in Calgary.

Dwight's children both attended Luther College high school and one attended the university campus as well. He lives with his wife Christine in Calgary and in his spare time enjoys international travel, skiing and reading.