Board of Directors

Zoë Richardson

Michael Holmes
Vice Chair, Treasurer, Chair of Finance

Dean Schinkel
Immediate Past Chair

Michael Choiselat
Secretary, Vice Chair Nominating/ Governance Committee

Karin Pooley
Chair, HR

Heather Williams
Chair, Children’s Hospital Guild of Manitoba

Peter Davey
Chair Nominating / Governance Committee

Chris Kauenhofen
Representative, CHRIM

Dr. Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg
Chair, Honorary Directors Council

Sam Pellettieri

Chair, Investment

Rebecca Chartrand

Chair, Indigenous Advisory Circle

Ashley Holtmann
Chair, Marketing & Fundraising

Carmyn Aleshka

Heather Berthelette

Diane Boyle

Karley David

Kathryn Hordienko

Kristen Kennedy

Ben Lee

Dr. Adena Madison

Dr. Michael Narvey

Ainsley Rice

Natalie Robinson

Virginia Torrie

Andrew Weir

Munther Zeid


Ex Officio

Dr. Patricia Birk – Medical Director, Child Health; Department Head of Pediatrics & Child Health

Dr. Terry Klassen – CEO and Head of Research, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba

Sandie Kowalski – Interim Director of Health Services, Child Health

Dr. Shawn Young – Acting Chief Operating Officer, Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg

Stefano Grande – President & CEO, Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba


By-Laws as approved on April 15, 2014

Honorary Directors Council

Dr. Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg, Chair
Marie-Alice Grassick
Meredith McArthur
Bonnie Patenaude
Jim Rae
Jim Sangster
Earnest Shapera
Fiona Webster-Mourant

Other Volunteer Leadership Opportunities

The Children’s Hospital of Manitoba also convenes a number of standing committees essential to the Foundation’s success and well-being. Committees include:

  • Honorary Directors Council
  • Child Health Advisory Committee
  • Marketing & Fundraising Committee
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Investment
  • Nominating/Governance