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2021-2022 Foundation Board of Directors

All Board Meetings take place at 5:15p.m. unless otherwise noted.

April 19, 2023 - please click here to view the Agenda

May 17, 2023 - please click here to view the Agenda

Annual Meeting: June 21, 2023 at 7:00p.m. - please click here to view the Agenda

June 21, 2023 immediately following the Annual Meeting - please click here to view the Agenda

September 20, 2023 

October 18, 2023

November 15, 2023

December 13, 2023

January 17, 2024

February 21, 2024

March 20, 2024

Gavin Ivory


Gavin joined the Board of Directors in 2017 in the role of Treasurer. He is well suited to this task after almost 40 years in the financial industry, retiring in 2017 from Beutel, Goodman and Company Ltd., where he managed global equities. Previously he served in a variety of asset management and financial analysis roles with McLeod Young Weir Ltd.,... read more

Carrie Low


Carrie is a real estate and estate planning lawyer with her own practice in downtown Cobourg. She previously practised at Blakes in Toronto and for 17 years, was in-house counsel at Royal Bank. Carrie and her family - husband Brian Porter, and their two daughters, Lily and Amelia - are active in many community organizations in Northumberland County.... read more

Ian MacVicar


Ian is originally from Toronto, and is a graduate of the Smith School of Business at Queens University. During a successful 40 year career, largely on Bay St in Toronto, Ian initially focussed on financial services, earning a CPA designation and working as an Investment Banker. Much of the last 30 years Ian has spent in the private equity and venture... read more

Wendy Ito

Past Chair

Wendy and her family, including her husband Mark and their two daughters, have resided in Cobourg all their lives. A graduate from CDCI East, Trent University, and Sir Sandford Fleming, Wendy has a Bachelor of Arts Degree, her Early Childhood Education Diploma and her Social Service Work Diploma. Wendy previously worked as the Program Co-ordinator for... read more

Rhonda Cunningham

FAHP, Board Secretary & Chief Executive Officer

Rhonda joined the Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation as a member of a small staff team in September 1995 and was appointed as the Executive Director in 1997. To date (2021), she has helped raise over $64 million in support of Northumberland Hills Hospital, including a successful capital campaign to build and equip a new hospital for Northumberland... read more