About Us

The AMGH Foundation works in partnership with the Alexandra Marine & General Hospital to ensure that quality health care is available to all residents of Huron County and neighbouring communities.

Our history

The AMGH Foundation has been helping to enhance patient care and safety since 1993. We are proud of our history helping our hospital can continue to provide the highest quality care and services possible, and serving as a community ambassador for the our hospital.

We have had many milestones to celebrate over the years.

  • 1993 The Foundation is incorporated as a registered charity.
  • 2006 Foundation launches the $5M CT Scanner for Huron County Diagnostic
    Imaging Campaign.
  • 2008 The financial goal is met for the CT Scanner for Huron County Diagnostic
    Imaging Campaign.
  • 2009 The Foundation launches the Keeping Abreast Full-Field Digital Mammography Campaign to purchase a new mammography unit.
  • 2010 The CT scanner began operation in April.
  • 2011 The new state-of-the-art mammography unit becomes operational.
  • 2014 The Foundation receives Standards Accreditation from Imagine Canada, an internationally-recognized designation.
  • 2016 The Foundation raises over $500,000 for the purchase of priority patient equipment at AMGH.

We’re very Proud of…

Our Standards Accreditation from Imagine Canada

In September 2014, the AMGH Foundation received Standards Accreditation from Imagine Canada. At that time, the Foundation was one of only 109 Canadian charities to hold the internationally-recognized designation.
In 2019, the AMGH Foundation will be going through the review process to be re-accredited for another 5 years.

Financial accountability

How does your donation make a difference? We strive to be transparent with our finances so that you know exactly how your donations are used. Our finances are audited annually and the results are submitted to international charity monitoring organizations for review.

Latest Foundation’s
Charitable Return

2016-17 Audited
Financial Statements

2015-16 Audited
Financial Statements

2014-15 Audited
Financial Statements

Our Mission is to support quality health care close to home – since 1993, we have helped to enhance patient care and safety at the AMGH. Our VIsion is to be a leading charity of choice for Huron County and, thanks to your generous support, we are.

Our ICARE values

INNOVATION
COMMUNITY
ACCOUNTABILITY
RESPECT
EXCELLENCE

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers who have strong roots in the community and are committed to the Foundation’s mission, vision and values. They bring a wealth of experience, insight, and passion to the work and direction of the Foundation.

AMGH FOUNDATION Board

Shawn Lynn

Chair

Lawyer

Brenda Teichert

VICE CHAIR

Personal Financial Planner/Retired

Larry Papernick

treasurer

CPA/Retired

Mary Beth Alexander

Manager

Human Resources for ONE CARE Home & Community Support Services

Kathleen Babcock

DIRECTOR

Social Worker/Retired

Judy Cairncross

Director

Teacher/Retired

Kristin Crane

Director

Project Manager, Huron County Immigration

Barbara Major-McEwan

Executive Director

Huron Family Health Team

Myles Murdock

Director

Teacher/Retired

Billie White

Director

Occupational Health and Safety Nurse/Retired

AMGH FOUNDATION staff

Shannon LaHay

Executive Director

Abigale Lamb

Administrative Coordinator

BOARD RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee the operation and public trust of the AMGH Foundation.
  • Articulate the mission and purpose of the AMGH Foundation’s goal to support the AMGH, and ensure that appropriate structures and resources are in place to facilitate its mandate.
  • Ensure the fiscal stability of the AMGH Foundation and be accountable to donors and other stakeholders.
  • Hire appropriate staff to manage and lead the operations of the AMGH Foundation.
  • Actively participate in the fundraising process and be ambassadors of the AMGH Foundation and the Hospital in the community.

Committee Structure

In order that the AMGH Foundation can fulfill its mandate and be accountable to the community, the following committees are active:

Executive Committee

Shawn Lynn Chair
Brenda Teichert Vice Chair
Larry Papernick Treasurer
Myles Murdock Director

Finance Committee

Larry Papernick Chair
Judy Cairncross
Myles Murdock
Bill Brittain community member
Dennis Schmidt community member
Dean Whalen community member

Fund Development Committee

Brenda Teichert Chair
Kathleen Babcock
Myles Murdock
Billie White
Dean Whalen Community Member

Governance & Recruitment Committee

Mary Jane Bisset Chair
Kristin Crane
Shawn Lynn
Bruce Elliott community member

Contact the Board

To reach an AMGH Foundation Board member, please contact the Foundation office and the Board member will be informed.

The AMGH Foundation is thankful to be part of a caring and giving community.

Imagine Canada Logo

The Standards Program Trustmark is a mark of Imagine Canada used under licence by Alexandra Marine & General Hospital Foundation.