VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation announces Board of Directors for 2007-2008 fiscal year
July 5th, 2007
Vancouver: The VGH & UBC Hospital
Foundation has named its Board of Directors for the 2007-2008
fiscal year. The Board appointed Mr. Richard Mahler as its Chair,
Mr. Ronald Stern as its Vice-Chair, reappointed Mr. Ron Cliff as
Treasurer and welcomes three new Board members Dick Bradshaw, Doug
Whitehead and Bill Weymark.
“On behalf of the Board and the
Foundation, I would like to extend my congratulations to Mr.
Bradshaw, Mr. Weymark and Mr. Whitehead on their appointments to
the Board. Each Director possesses highly sought-after business
acumen and knowledge within B.C.’s community of leaders
to help grow and foster the fundraising efforts of the Foundation
to benefit the hospitals we serve,” said
Rick Mahler, Chair, VGH & UBC Hospital
Foundation. “I would also like to thank Mrs.
Barbara Brink for the dedication and expertise she brought as the
Foundation’s Chair for the past two
“Our Foundation is
honoured to attract many of B.C.'s pivotal leaders, who seek to
advance the highest level of health care possible for all British
Columbians. I would like to offer my continued thanks to all Board
members who generously volunteer their time and knowledge,
Ron Dumouchelle, President and CEO, VGH & UBC Hospital
Following is a list of the 2007-2008 Board of Directors and
Mr. Richard Mahler,
Chair, Former Executive Vice President & CFO, Finning
Mr. Ronald N. Stern,
Vice-Chair, President & CEO, Stern Partners Inc.
Mr. Ronald L. Cliff,
Treasurer, C.M., Former Chairman, B.C. Gas
Mr. Peter J.G. Bentley, O.C.,
Chair Emeritus, Chairman, Canfor Corporation
Mr. Avtar T. Bains, Executive Vice President, Colliers
Mr. Frank Barker, Partner, Kinetic Capital Partners
Mr. Richard Bradshaw, Former President & CEO,
Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management
Mrs. Barbara Brink, C.M., O.B.C., Businesswoman
Mr. Peter Chieng, President, Famcon Investments Ltd.
Ms. Ida Goodreau, President & CEO, Vancouver Coastal
Mr. Anthony Guglielmin, Senior Vice President, CFO &
Corporate Secretary, Canada Line Rapid Transit Inc.
Mr. Mehdi Khimji, Principal, Highgate Holdings Inc.
Mr. Eugene H. Kwan, Senior Counsel, Stikeman Elliott LPP
Ms. Jill Leversage, Managing Director, TD Securities Inc.
Ms. Tracey McVicar, CFA, Managing Director, CAI Capital
Dr. Graydon S. Meneilly, MD, FRCPC, Eric W. Hamber Professor
& Head, Dept of Medicine, UBC & Vancouver Acute
Dr. Dianne M. Miller, MD, FRCSC, Department of Gynaecology,
Vancouver General Hospital
Mr. Dave Mitchell, Businessman
Mr. Michael Phelps, O.C., Chairman, Dornoch Capital Inc.
Mr. Gary Powroznik, FCA, President, PricewaterhouseCoopers Real
Mr. David Rowntree, Managing Director, Tricor Pacific Capital,
Mrs. Drinda Scott, Charity Projects Manager, Maynards
Mrs. Nancy Spooner, Nancy Spooner Consulting Inc.
Ms. Anne Sutherland Boal, Chief Operating Officer, Vancouver
Dr. Garth Warnock, MD, MSc, FRCSC, Professor & Head,
Department of Surgery, UBC & VGH Dept of Surgery
Mr. Bill Weymark
Mr. Doug Whitehead, President & CEO, Finning International
Mr. Ken Woods, FCA, Businessman
Ms. Susan Yurkovich, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs,
Dr. Bernard Bressler, PhD, Executive Director, Vancouver Coastal
Health Research Institute, Vice President Research, Vancouver
Mr. Ron Dumouchelle, President & CEO, VGH & UBC Hospital
VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation is a registered
charity that raises funding for the latest, most sophisticated
medical equipment, world-class research and improvements to patient
care for Vancouver General Hospital, UBC Hospital, GF Strong Rehab
Centre and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute. For more
than 25 years, the Foundation and its donors have been a bridge
between the essential health care governments provide and the most
advanced health care possible.
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