Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation is governed by a dedicated volunteer Board of Directors. Our board plays a key role in raising money to achieve the Hospital’s priorities of purchasing new equipment and expanding facilities, and in its continuing efforts to provide exceptional patient care.

The Foundation Board sets strategic direction, board policies, assists with fundraising and oversees the activities of the Foundation, ensuring integrity and respect through accountability and the responsible management of funds.

For the 2022-2023 Fiscal Year, this is our Board of Directors:

Katie Houston – Chair

Jennifer Schnier – Vice-Chair

David Turner – Past-Chair


Natalie Parnell – Director

Mary Harvey – Director

Ryan Merkley – Director

John Walker – Director


Jenna Dafoe – Director

Jeff Holloway – Director

Joe Rooney – Director

Dr. Jennifer Johnson – Director

Glenn Keenan – Director

Dave Wattling – GBGH Board Appointee

Matthew Lawson – Ex-Officio

Nicole Kraftscik

Nicole Kraftscik – Ex-Officio


Do you want to make a difference in your community? 

The GBGH Foundation is always seeking caring individuals who are passionate about making a meaningful difference in our community to join our volunteer Board.

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