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South East

Board of Directors


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Seated (left to right): Wendy Cuthbert, David Vigar (Chair), Deanna Dulmage

Middle row: Francyne St Pierre-Givogue, Emily Leslie, Vicki Ifill, Georgina Shaw

Back row: Bruce Maitland, Murray Smith, Ray Marshall, Jeff Ridgeway


Ray Marshall (Chair)

Ray Marshall graduated with a B.Sc. (Mathematics, 1977) and a Masters in Health Administration (1979) from the University of Ottawa.  Prior to retirement, he served as President and CEO of Pinnacle Integrated Health Centres from January 2013 to January 2016 and as President and CEO of Brockville General Hospital from June 2001 to October 2012.  Previous professional positions in the hospital/healthcare sector were held in British Columbia and Saskatchewan.

Ray is an active community volunteer.  He is currently Chair of the Sherwood Park Manor Foundation, President of the Rotary Club of the 1000 Islands and a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Mental Health Association of Leeds/Grenville.  Past Community and Professional activities include Chair and Board Member of the Ontario Telemedicine Network; Member & Board Chair of Sherwood Park Manor Board of Governors; Founding Member and President of the Rotary Club of the 1000 Islands; Past Member and Chair, Shared Support Services Southeastern Ontario (3SO) and Past Member and Chair, Medium Sized Council, Ontario Hospital Association.

Born in Belleville, Ray currently resides in Brockville, ON with his wife Julie.  They have two children and one grandchild.  Ray's interests include golfing, gardening and maintaining his heritage home in Brockville.

Deanna Dulmage (Vice-Chair)

Deanna is a Certified Human Resource Professional working in the field of Human Resources for 30 years. Deanna focused on Human Resource and Finance during her career and in the past eight years her focus has been on Disability Management, Accessibility, Health, Safety and Labour Relations. Deanna's previous governance experience includesa Chair of the following organizations Canadian Mental Health Association,  Mental Health Support Services, Greater Belleville Safe Communities,  the Human Resource Professionals Association ,(Quinte chapter) and a Director at Large for the Human Resource Professionals of Ontario.  Deanna  presently is Chair of Meta Vocational Services, the Ontario Trillium Foundation as part of the grant review team for Kingston, Quinte Rideau areas and an active member on the City of Belleville's Accessibility Committee. 

Bruce Maitland (Treasurer)

Bruce Maitland is a semi retired health care executive who has worked in hospitals in Toronto and Belleville and with the Faculties of Health Science at Queen's University and Western University. He is an Instructor at Loyalist College and an Educational Consultant with the Canadian Healthcare Association. He was educated at the University of Toronto, York University and Queen's University.

Bruce is a Board member with Meta Vocational Services in Belleville and has resided in Belleville for a number of years.

Wendy Cuthbert (Secretary)

Wendy Cuthbert, of Brockville, is retired with a background in nursing and health care board member Wendy Cuthbertadministration.  Until her retirement in 2004 Ms. Cuthbert worked at the Brockville General Hospital in nursing and hospital administration and served as the Corporate Secretary.  Currently a Provincial Appointee and Vice Chair of the Brockville Police Services Board, and a Director of Wall Street Village Inc., an organization directed at the provision of not for profit housing for seniors.

Emily Leslie

Emily Leslie, of Kingston, is a Registered Nurse with 30 years experience in health care.  She has experience in emergency care, community nursing, hospital bed utilization and quality improvement.  She has served on the Research and Education Committee at Kingston General Hospital and currently sits on the Quality Improvement Committee at Hotel Dieu Hospital.  She is pleased to join the South East CCAC board and looks forward to participating in the future of community-based health care.

Francyne St-Pierre Givogue

Francyne St Pierre-Givogue is a retired affordable housing executive with over 30 years of francyne.jpgprogressive responsible experience in affordable and social housing in Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Prescott and Russell and Kingston and Frontenac.  Ms. St Pierre-Givogue is an accredited member of the Institute of Housing Management  with senior level managerial experience including procurement and contract management, financial, legal and business experience, extensive experience with publicly funded boards, program planning, change management and personnel management.  Over the last three decades she has served on numerous community and provincial non-profit housing committees. She has a keen interest in independent and assisted living including affordable housing and hopes to be able to make a difference.

Georgina Shaw

Georgina Shaw of Brighton, has 35 years non-clinical experience in health care.  She has worked in general hospitals, a mental health facility and numerous nursing homes in Nutritional management. She has also served as a quality assurance officer, an adult educator and health and safety trainer and representative.  While working Georgina continued her personal education and also developed several workplace education programs.  She is delighted to be involved as a volunteer with the South East CCAC Board and looks forward to developing a thorough understanding of community-based health care.

Jeff Ridgeway

Jeff Ridgeway is a graduate of the Bachelor of Business Administration through Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax. He is currently in the second year of the Masters in Health Administration / Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation with the University of Toronto.

Jeff is the Executive Director of the Kingston Family Health Team.  KFHT is a team of 21 Physicians, with Independent Health Providers and Administrative staff providing primary care through five sites to approx 30,000 patients in Kingston Ontario.

Jeff retired in Feb 2015 from the Canadian Forces having served 22 years as a Health Care Administration/Health Services Operations Officer.  During his career he acquired extensive experience planning, coordinating and conducting international disaster relief, and evacuation operations. In recent years he was involved in primary care chief executive management, regional health care planning and coordination.

His spouse is Mary and they have three children Gavin, Chris and Hillary.