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May 26, 2020

APPOINTMENTS MADE TO CANCERCARE MANITOBA BOARD



The Manitoba government is appointing two new members and reappointing four members to the CancerCare Manitoba board, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today.
 
“This board sets the agenda for the long-term strategies, vision and planning of CancerCare Manitoba,” said Friesen. “I want to thank all board members for undertaking this important work and wish them the best as they take the organization forward.”
 
New members being appointed include:
Jan Belanger (Winnipeg), a former vice-president of community relations for Canada Life and its Canadian subsidiaries, and 
Patti Bell (Brandon), a regional managing partner and business advisor with MNP.
 
Reappointed members include:
David Mortimer (Winnipeg), the chief operating officer of Cambrian Credit Union as a corporate member/vice-president of the board; 
Vince Warden (Winnipeg), the former senior vice-president, finance and administration and chief financial officer for Manitoba Hydro, as a corporate member/treasurer of the board;
Darlene Grantham (Winnipeg), a registered nursing supervisor with Health Sciences Centre (HSC) Winnipeg, as a member of the board; and 
Mary Beth Taylor (Winnipeg), the director of donor engagement for The Winnipeg Foundation as a member of the board.
 
“I also want to thank all outgoing board members for their service,” said Friesen. “In particular, I extend my thoughts to the family of Susan Graham, who passed away last summer. Her valuable contributions to the work of CancerCare Manitoba are much appreciated and she will be greatly missed.
 
“These appointments are part of the Manitoba government’s efforts to continue to refresh the agencies, boards and commissions of the province, ensuring Manitobans continue to be represented in these important positions by highly qualified and dedicated individuals,” Friesen noted.
 
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