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New chair for RCH Foundation

New Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation board of directors chair Doug Eveneshen. - RCHF
New Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation board of directors chair Doug Eveneshen.
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Doug Eveneshen has been appointed as the new chair of the Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation board of directors replacing Belle Puri.

Puri, a CBC-TV reporter, has stepped down after her nine-year term on the board concluded. Eveneshen is president and CEO of Community Savings Credit Union.

Financial planner Meldy Harris is the vice-chair while portfolio manager Steve Osachoff will sit on the board as treasurer/secretary.

The foundation also brought on board two new directors, Port Metro Vancouver vice president Tom Corsie and RCH radiologist Dr. William Siu.

Returning board directors appointed for 2014-15 are retired broadcaster John Ashbridge, Southern Railway of B.C. president Frank Butzelaar, Sharon Domaas, Larry Kozak of Telus, therapeutic specialist Erin O'Halloran, development consultant Gary Pooni, lawyer Dwight Ross, surgeon Laurence Turner and former mayor Helen Sparkes.

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