Board of Directors

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Board of Directors

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2019-2020 Foundation Board of Directors

2021-22 Foundation Board Meetings

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

April 14, 2021 - please click here to view the Agenda

May 12, 2021 - please click here to view the Agenda

September 8, 2021

October 13, 2021

November 10, 2021

December 8, 2021

January 12, 2022

February 9, 2022

March 9, 2022

Jeff Gilmer


Born and raised in Port Hope, Jeff graduated from Port Hope High School and then the University of Waterloo. After working 4 years in the Recreation Department for the town of Lindsay Jeff returned to Port Hope to work in his family’s Home Hardware Building Centre. He worked there until 2010 when the family sold their business. At that time he successfully... read more

Wendy Ito

Vice 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

Tyler Hathway

Past Chair

Tyler, born and raised in Oakville, ON, has been a resident of Northumberland County for over 20 years. After completing studies in Computer Sciences at Georgian College in Barrie and Loyalist College in Belleville, Tyler worked at a local manufacturing company as their IT Systems Administrator. His position there allowed him to work extensively within... read more

Rhonda Cunningham

FAHP, Board Secretary & Executive Director

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. In October 2011, Rhonda became one of the 17 people in all of Canada to achieve her AHP Fellows designation (FAHP)– the highest level of designation for Healthcare Philanthropy. To date... read more

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