Don MacDonald, Chair
Mr. MacDonald is a lawyer at Pitblado Law, and holds a Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.) from the University of Manitoba. He feels a personal duty to help others whenever possible, and is generous with investing his time in the legal and volunteer community. Don is a past board chair of Seven Oaks General Hospital and also participates as a member of the Hospital’s Foundation Council.

Bruce King, Director
Mr. King is a lawyer at Pitblado Law, and holds a Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.) from the University of Manitoba. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer, and is heavily involved in the Winnipeg volunteer community. Bruce is a past board chair of Seven Oaks General Hospital and also participates as a member of the Hospital’s Foundation Council.

Austin Abas, Director
Mr. Abas is the Regional Managing Partner for KPMG’s Western Regions Practice, and the Managing Partner of the Winnipeg office. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) from the University of Manitoba. Austin also participates as a member of the Hospital’s Foundation Council.

Cynthia Carr, Director
Ms. Carr is an Epidemiologist and Health Policy Expert at EPI Research Inc., where her primary focus has been indigenous, northern, and rural equity in health outcomes and access to health services. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology (Hons.), Master of Public Administration Health Policy, and Master of Science, Community Health and Epidemiology.

Victor Cui, Director
Mr. Cui is an Associate Professor in Business Strategy at the University of Manitoba. He holds a Ph.D. in Engineering from the City University of Hong Kong, and a Ph.D. in Business from the University of British Columbia. His research interests include business strategy, competitive dynamics, innovation, intellectual property protection, and big data analytics.

Colin Tirschmann, Director
Mr. Tirschmann is the Vice-President of Finance at CWB National Leasing, where he started as Controller in 2005.  He has held senior accounting positions for over 20 years. Colin is also a member of the Finance and Administration Committee at the United Way of Winnipeg and a member of the Board of Trustees at Seven Oaks General Hospital, where he chairs the Stewardship Committee.

Ex-Officio

Brenda Badiuk, President & COO, Seven Oaks General Hosptial 

Paul Komenda, Research Director, Seven Oaks Hospital Chronic Disease Innovation

Carrie Solmundson, CEO, Seven Oaks Hospital Chronic Disease Innovation Center