Board of Directors

As advocates for the Royal Alexandra Hospital, the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation's volunteer Board of Directors engages the community in meaningful philanthropy that will support priority needs of the hospital, new research and advancements in care, and improve the lives of our patients and their families.

2021-2022 Board of Directors

George Coon, FCPA, FCMA, ICD.D, CFP
Chair
Director, Northern Alberta and Territories, Royal Bank of Canada

Dan Lefaivre, FCPA, FCMA, ICD.D
Vice-Chair

Dr. Bill Anderson, B.Sc, M.D., FRCP(C), FCAR
Medical Director, Alberta Health Services

Dr. Rustom Appoo, D.MD
Owner & Managing Partner, Queen Street Dental

Dianne Balon
Vice-President, Government – Alberta Blue Cross

Sandra L. Hawes, K.C.
Partner – Miller Thomson LLP

Sally Banek, CPA, CMA
Associate Vice President, Financial Services, MacEwan University

Paavo Montandon, BA, CIP, CRM

Alain Moore
Director, Pathways Communications, Oil Sands Pathway Alliance

Carlie Persson, CPA, CA
Partner, Risk Assurance Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Victoria Burgess
Senior Private Banking Advisor, ATB

Fausto Franceschi, K.C.
Managing Partner, Dentons

Dr. Radha Chari, MD, FRCSC, CHE
Chair Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (retired)

Justin Archer
Vice President, Business Development at Invest Alberta Corp.

Bhupinder Lalh

Lisa Diamond

Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation Staff Representatives

Sharlene Rutherford, B.PA, MBA
President & Chief Executive Officer
Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation

Casey Szaroz
Executive Associate and Board Liaison Officer

Royal Alexandra Hospital Representatives

Dr. Colin Peterson, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP
Interim Facility Medical Director, Royal Alexandra Hospital

Janie Clink
Senior Operating Officer, Royal Alexandra Hospital & Sturgeon Community Hospital

Patrons

William K. & Mary Jo Robbins
Dale Sheard

 

Honourary Patrons

Her Honour the Honourable
Salma Lakhani AOE, B.Sc., LLD (hon)
&
His Honour, Dr. Zaheer Lakhani
CM MBChB FRCPC FACP FACC FRCP (London)