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Officers

Harry Van Bavel

Harry Van Bavel
President

Business Affiliation

Lawyer at Harrison Pensa LLP

Why I Love RMH

"I love RMH because of its many fine people who  give of themselves to  drive the mission to deliver real comfort and support to the families of sick children"

Lou-Anne Farrell

Lou-Anne Farrell
Past President

Counsel, FPLaw (Ferguson Patterson)

Why I Love RMH

Because it’s such a great place and I love feeling I can help to make just a little bit of difference for families with sick children.

Robert Sandford

Robert Sandford
Treasurer

Partner, Ford Keast Chartered Professional 

Why I Love RMH

I love Ronald McDonald House because it supports families when they are the most vulnerable by reducing some of the stresses they are facing, which allows the parents to focus on their children.

John Simioni

John Simioni
McDonald's Appointee

McDonald's Owner/Operator 

Anne McNeil

Anne McNeil
Vice President

Human Resources Manager, Natra Chocolate America

Why I Love RMH

I love RMH because this organization gives back to the community in a way that, as a mom, I feel is important, and the compassionate, caring staff and volunteers inspire me.

Directors

Rob Reid

Rob Reid

McDonald's Owner/Operator 

Why I Love RMH

What I love about RMH is the ability to positively impact the lives of so many families when they are the most vulnerable. 

Patricia Hoffer

Patricia Hoffer

VP and Senior Strategist at Lashbrook Marketing 

Why I Love RMH

It is inspiring and humbling to witness the strength, resilience and hope of our children and their families. I love being part of the RMH family and being able to play a role in how this organization supports those who need it most.

Laura Emmett

Laura Emmett

Lawyer, Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP

 

Jon Williams

Jon Williams

Head of Williams Financial Group at Manulife Securities

Why I Love RMH

I love Ronald McDonald house because it helps families during one of the most difficult times they will ever face.  It's a wonderful organization and I'm proud to be a small part of it. 

 

Carl Edwards

Carl Edwards

Principal, Personal Pension Consulting Inc.

Why I Love RMH

All great organizations have mission and vision statements, and what I love about RMH is that the staff and volunteers live up to those statements every day. Through their caring and commitment, the people of RMH-SWO truly does provide comforting and supportive care, which provides sick children with what they need most - their families.

Dave Strano

Dave Strano

Operator, Burrito Boyz London/President, Strano Property Management
 

Laurie Gould

Laurie Gould
Hospital Appointee

Chief Clinical and Transformation Officer, London Health Sciences Centre

Why I Love RMH

Having worked in the field of health care for many years, I know the value of the presence of family during a child’s illness.  I love Ronald McDonald House for being there for the families when they need it the most – when they are away from home looking after a hospitalized child.  Ronald McDonald house provides the support and home environment families need so they can focus on what matters - their child’s health.  I love being involved with Ronald McDonald House because the staff, team and volunteers make a difference in the lives of families in Southwest Ontario.

David Musyj

David Musyj

President & Chief Executive Officer, Windsor Regional Hospital

 

Why I Love RMH

RMH has an amazing history of helping families through some of the most challenging times in their lives. We’re now seeing the impact inside our own hospital, where we house an RMH serving families across Windsor-Essex. I love what RMH means for our community and I’m proud to support this vital organization. 

 

Dave Fulton

Dave Fulton

General Manager – Administration at Huron Tractor

Why I Love RMH

Having the opportunity to meet families that have used or are currently using the House drives home how important this is for families with sick children.  To know that I am even a small part of such a caring organization makes me feel like I have helped in some way.  That is why I love RMH.

Derek Lall

Derek Lall

Director, Facilities Management, London Health Sciences Centre

 

Why I Love RMH

I love the RMH for their impact of compassion and support that is delivered through the staff, volunteers each day to families in need during a difficult time. It is great to be apart of this organization.

 

Kelly Finlayson

Kelly Finlayson
Hospital Appointee

Director of Children's Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre

Why I Love RMH

I love the way the RMH wraps it’s arms around so many families and provides support, caring, and comfort during times families need it the most. 

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