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2021-2022 Foundation Board of Directors

All Board Meetings take place at 5:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

June 23, 2021 immediately following AGM - please click here to view the Agenda

September 8, 2021 - please click here to view the Agenda

October 13, 2021 - please click here to view the Agenda

November 10, 2021

December 8, 2021

January 12, 2022

February 9, 2022

March 9, 2022

Wendy Ito


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

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

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

Jeff Gilmer

Past Chair

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

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. 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