Foundation Board appoints new Chair Paul Brunetta

Press release

At its annual meeting held September 27, the Board of Directors of Riverside Foundation for Health Care appointed Paul Brunetta to the position of Chair of the Boar. Paul has been on the Board since 2018 and has acted as Vice-Chair since 2019.

Paul replaces Delaine McLeod who served as Chair for the past two years. Delaine has been a great asset to the Foundation and served as a strong leader during the pandemic. She will remain on the Board to complete her 3-year term.

Meanwhile, Tyler Cousineau will replace Paul as Vice-Chair of the Board. Tyler joined the Board as a Director in 2019 and has been a great addition to the team.

The Board also gave recognition to Livia Lundon and Irene Laign as they stepped down after serving 11 and 1 years respectively on the Board. Livia served as Chair from 2012 – 2015 and also sat on the special event’s committee for the duration of her tenure.

Returning to the board of directors for one-year terms are Bev Langner who was appointed as the Rainy River Hospital Auxiliary rep, Susan Irvine who was appointed as the Emo & District Hospital Auxiliary rep, Holly Angus who was appointed as the LVGH Auxiliary rep and Carlene Steiner who was appointed as the Riverside Health Care Facilities rep.

Continuing their terms are Bill Gushulak, Rob Georgeson, Kim Jo Bliss and Meghan Cox.

The Board has a vacancy left by the departure of Irene. If anyone is interested in learning more about becoming a board member please contact the Foundation Office.