Capital Campaign Team

NANCY EDWARDS is a retired Accountant. She worked in Education administration for all of her career and comes to the Hospice Capital Campaign with experience in working with government agencies at the local, provincial and federal level. Nancy has also been an active volunteer with a number of local community groups.

 

JUDITH FOTHERGILL is a recently retired Family Physician in Squamish, Medical Director of Hilltop House and lead Physician for the Palliative Care program for the Sea to Sky Corridor. She is a Director on the Squamish Hospice Society Board , Lead/Coordinator for Sea to Sky Community Hospice Project and member of Vancouver Coastal Health Hospice Project Team.

 

ANDREA GALIUS is a retired Office Administrator, working in the fields of the oil, health care, and conference industries. She comes to the Hospice Capital Campaign and Hospice Society Board with experience in raising and tracking funds for a conference and retreat centre in The Shuswap, and a deep appreciation of end of life care as a result of the loss of family and friends.

 

GREG GARDNER has been a part of the Sea-to-Sky community for over 20 years.  As owner / operator of Greg Gardner GM in Squamish, as past Mayor of Squamish, as past President of Squamish Rotary and as a Board member of the SLRD, he has contributed significantly to the development of the Corridor.  He continues his community support as a member of the Capital Campaign team.

 

HAZEL GEISE is a retired nurse having worked at Squamish General Hospital beginning in 1972 in various capacities as staff nurse, community nurse, supervisor, Head Nurse and a brief episode as Clinical Services Coordinator prior to final retirement.  She is a member of the inaugural Squamish Hospice Society Board, currently as Vice-Chair and a member of the Capital Campaign Committee.

 

GLORIA HEALY retired after 40 years in various nursing capacities.  She was the Director of Nursing at Squamish General Hospital and Hill Top House before taking on an expanded role as Health Care Coordinator for health care facilities in Squamish, Whistler and Pemberton.  For the past 10 years her main focus has been on developing our Hospice programs and services.

 

SUE LAWTHER is a retired development consultant and certified Six Sigma Black Belt. Together with husband Les, she is the past owner/operator of Whistler Exclusive Properties, Haven Property Management and Dunhill Real Estate Research. Currently Sue is a Whistler Village Host, Community Foundation of Whistler Vice-president, and Whistler Mature Action Community Director.

 

Bill McNeney, a resident of Squamish since 1974, is the Chair of the Capital Campaign team which was put together with the objective of raising $2M for the Sea to Sky Community Hospice project.  Bill has a background in fundraising over the past 30 years with the Squamish Rotary Club and the Squamish Hospital Foundation.

 

WENDELL MOORE is a retired Financial Consultant who now works full time at staying active in the winter by operating a ski program for skiers 55-99 years of age on Whistler Blackcomb as well as conducting Ski Tours to ski destinations in Japan, Europe, NZ and South America.  In the summer, he operates Whistler Heritage Walking Tours taking bus loads on Village Walks and P2P excursions.

 

MARNIE SIMON specialized in operating room nursing for over 40 years. The last 15 years of her career she was program head of the Perioperative nursing program at BC Institute of technology. Marnie was the president of the Whistler Health Care Foundation for 15 years, a Pemberton Library Board Director for 8 years and now is a Rotarian and president of the Pemberton Arts Council.