University Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees

Our Board Trustees play a key role in the Foundation’s commitment to changing and saving lives through philanthropy at the University of Alberta Hospital, the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute and the Kaye Edmonton Clinic. Trustees provide the highest quality of governance, and serve as ambassadors for the University Hospital Foundation.

Board Members

David Finlay, Q.C. 
University Hospital Foundation

Dentons Canada LLP

Robert Bessette
Emeritus Board Member
Vice President & Associate Portfolio Manager, Bessette Wealth Management, RBC Dominion Securities Inc.


Jim Brown
Past Chair 
President, Sherrick Management

Beth Allard-Clough 
Board Member and Director of Community Relations
Allard Foundation

Jim Allen 
Chief Executive Officer
Jatec Electric Ltd. 

Joette Decore
Stuart Olson  

  Dan Hanna

Hugh Bolton

Director Emeritus & Past Chair, EPCOR Utilities Inc.

Chris Fowler, MA

President & CEO of Canadian Western Bank

Dan Hanna

President, Parkwood Master Builder

Irving Kipnes
Emeritus Board Member
Owner, Delcon Development Group

Dr. Shelley Scott 
Community Volunteer 

W. Guy Scott
Emeritus Board Member
President, Ventura Interests Inc.


Paul Verhesen  

Paul Verhesen
President & CEO of Clark Builders

Don Wheaton
Wheaton Group

Kim Wheaton
Emeritus Board Member
Community Volunteer



C.J. Woods, FCA 
Emeritus Board Member
CIBC Wood Gundy
Community Volunteer


Ex-Officio Board Members


Beryl Bacchus
2019/2020 Festival of Trees Chair

Cathy Osborne 
Senior Operating Officer
University of Alberta Hospital
Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute                                     Kaye Edmonton Clinic 

Dr. David Zygun 
Zone Medical Director, Edmonton Zone
Alberta Health Services


Dr. Brenda Hemmelgarn
Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry 






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Donor Office - University of Alberta Hospital

1H1.91 WMC, 8440 – 112 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7

Donor Office - Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute

2A9.006 MAHI, 8440 – 112 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7

Donor Office - Kaye Edmonton Clinic

1B.120 KEC, 11400 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z1

University Hospital Foundation

Phone: 780-407-7007 | Fax: 780-407-6603
Charitable Registration Number  88900-3240 RR0001


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