The Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Board meets at least quarterly and convenes an Annual General Meeting of Corporate Members.
Margaret is a life-long resident of New Tecumseth and became a member of the Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation in 2003 as a way to give back to the community. Margaret worked for 38 years at Baxter Corporation in Alliston in the Quality Management Department with a role that involved Product Release, Documentation Control, Quality Audits and Process Validation.
She has participated in many Foundation fundraising activities including the Digital Mammography Campaign Cabinet, Chair of the It takes you…. Campaign Cabinet and was Co-Chair of the 2015 Stevenson Memorial Hospital Gala. She was elected to the Foundation Board in 2011, has served on many committees including By-Laws, Finance, Governance, and Audit. Margaret has been Chairperson of the Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation Board of Directors since 2015.
Tim lives in the Township of Adjala-Tosorontio. Tim had a 38 year career in business with executive positions in Superior Propane, the RNG Group and two software companies. He also had his own consulting business. Tim retired ten years ago and wants to continue to commit time for volunteer work and giving back to the community. Tim became a member of the Stevenson Memorial Foundation Board in November 2012 and is being nominated for the last year of a three year term. He is the former Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee.
Tom Tworzyanski is a retired business professional with twenty-seven years of experience with the Provincial Government. Tom also has twelve years of experience in the private sector as a business development, marketing and staffing consultant. Tom has been a Foundation Board member since 2009. Tom is the current Chair of Fundraising and has held that role since joining the Foundation.
Boris is Corporate Director and retired National Accounting Partner with Ernst & Young. His past experience has been an asset to the Foundation Board. While at Ernst & Young, Boris acted as a consultant to clients and partners of his firm on difficult accounting issues related to innovative financing techniques, securitization, leasing, financial instruments derivatives, rate-regulated account and Canadian and US regulatory matters
Dave is a retired, environmental educator and community development facilitator who has lived in the greater Alliston area for 15 years. He is an active member of the Rotary Club of Alliston and volunteers at Out of the Cold – Alliston. Dave believes that a local hospital is a cornerstone of the community and we must all work together to ensure ongoing success of Stevenson Memorial Hospital.
Lealand is a CPA – CGA and has been involved in municipal Finance for over 20 years, the majority of that time has been in a Treasurer role currently with the County of Simcoe. The responsibilities include development of annual budgets and long term financial plans, with significant project reporting. Recent volunteer work was as the Treasurer for the International Plowing Match that was held last fall in Essa Township.
David retired as a Partner and as the Co-Chair of the International Business Transactions Group in one of Canada’s largest law firms, Miller Thomson LLP, in 2013. His law career spanned four decades advising on business transactions, corporate and commercial matters with an emphasis on international transactions and legal issues. David was qualified as a lawyer in England, Wales and Hong Kong in addition to Ontario, and continues to act as a corporate director. During his undergraduate years he was also trained as a naval officer in the University Naval Training Divisions.
Recently retired, Darlene worked for 43 years in the prevention of occupational health and safety injuries, latterly as Vice President, Corporate Services. In this role she was responsible for finance, human resources, communications and information technology. Darlene previously sat on the Stevenson Memorial Hospital Board. Married for 32 years, Darlene has resided in Adjala-Tosorontio with her husband Bill since 2001.
Darlene Mcleod is currently working as a mortgage broker with Dominion Lending Centers, Oz Capital. She has had an extensive career in the financial services industry including accreditation as a certified financial planner while employed as a regional manager with National Bank.
Prior to moving to Alliston two years ago, Darlene was a volunteer with the Markham-Stouffville Hospital, working on many fundraising committees and hospital events. She is still a member of the Markham Sunrise Rotary Club and continues to be involved in the Markham Ribfest event, managed by Rotary.
Because Darlene believes in supporting her local community, she joined the Stevenson Foundation Board in December of 2018. She is committed to see our local hospital expand and meet the growing needs of her adopted community here in New Tecumseth.
David describes himself as a small town boy at heart, having been born and raised in Meaford. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA, FCA). He was a Partner and Vice-Chair of the international accounting firm KPMG for many years and subsequently served with the Ontario Securities Commission as a Commissioner, Adjudicator and Board member for six years. At present, he is mostly retired from compensated professional work, but he does some consulting from time to time.
David’s past volunteer work has included service as: Vice-chair of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (a predecessor to Toronto Rehab); Chair of the Regional Geriatric Program of Metropolitan Toronto; National Chair of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada; member of the Advisory Committee to the Auditor General of Ontario; member of the two Ontario Financial Review Commissions; an officer of Yorkminster Park Baptist Church in Toronto; and a member or chair of committees and task forces of the CPA institutes.
Tanya Wall has been the Executive Director of the Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation (SMHF) since December 2016. Prior to that, Tanya was the Director of Development for the Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2009, Tanya spent 14 years at Our Place (Peel), an organization dedicated to providing shelter and crisis counselling for homeless youth in the Region of Peel. Tanya is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), holds a diploma in Child in Youth Work (CYW), and is a graduate of the Fundraising Management Certificate program at Ryerson University. Tanya’s volunteer work includes being a founding and past board member of the Association for Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Central Ontario Chapter as well as an active member on both the Rotary Club of Alliston and the developing Kiwanis Club of South Simcoe. Tanya is passionate about her work at SMHF and especially enjoys the opportunity to facilitate the matching of donor investment interests with hospital priorities. Tanya and her husband David have called Simcoe County home for the past 11 years where they are currently raising two young boys.