Board of Directors

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Board of Directors

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Brenda Heenan

Northumberland Hills Hospital Staff Representative

After graduating from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Brenda joined the Northumberland Hills Hospital staff in 2007. Since this time, she has worked exclusively within the Emergency Department where she enjoys the fast pace and ever-changing environment. Brenda joined the Board of the Foundation... read more

Pam Went

Northumberland Hills Hospital Board Representative

A graduate of the University of Waterloo, Pam began her career at Bell Canada as a summer student in 1970 and worked her way up to Senior Vice President and an Officer of the Company by the time she retired in 2003. As an executive at Bell, Pam led a wide variety of departments including Operations, Customer Care and Marketing. Among other achievements... read more

Karen Parker


Karen was born and raised in Northumberland County and has lived here all of her life except for a few years away while she took her training as a Registered Nurse at Peterborough Civic Hospital, and while she worked at St. Michael’s hospital and then at the Grace Hospital where she took her O.R. training. She and her husband Michael moved to Cobourg... read more