Board of Directors

Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation Board members and staff work hard throughout the year to raise funds and ensure each dollar received is used wisely to enhance patient and health care services in our community.

Each Board member brings their own unique experience and expertise!

Their collective knowledge and vision helps guide the fundraising programs and provides leadership for
funding acquitision, investment, and stewardship.

Board of Directors:

Amber Darroch, Chair

Candace Ford, Vice Chair

Karen Raphael, Past Chair

Bryan Machacek, Finance Chair/Treasurer

Cathy Martin, Chair, Resource Development and Policy Committee

Brian Harrison, Director

Paul Rocca, Director

Mason Sheen, Director

Avice DeKelver, Director

Ethan Cichy, Director

Lisa Huuvenaars, Director

Colin Zieber, AHS Representative

Crystal Elliott, CEO (Ex Officio)


We would like to extend our warmest welcome to our newest CRHF board members:

Mason Sheen, Avice DeKelver, Ethan Cichy, Lisa Huuvenaars.

Thank you for joining us in our efforts, we are excited to have you on our team!


Interested in becoming a Board Member?!

If you are interested in being on the Board of Directors for the CRH Foundation, we’d love to hear from you!

Please contact to learn more and submit your interest.




Charitable Donations of Publicly Traded Securities in Kind

Support our hospital foundation with a unique and tax-efficient giving option -donating publicly traded securities in kind.

This form of charitable donation not only helps advance our healthcare mission but also provides significant benefits to you as a donor.

Download the form today! 

CRHF In-Kind Donation Form

Soaring Temperatures in AB!

As most of southern Alberta is under an extreme heat advisory we wanted to remind you of the signs your body will give you when it's time to get out of the sun! 

Click here for information on Heat Exhaustion AND Heat Stroke!

Temperatures are remaining high this week so make sure to keep yourself, your pets, and your loved ones hydrated and cool - for more tips check out the resource below:

Fact Sheet: Staying Healthy in the Heat -

Injury Prevention Day

July 5th was National Injury Prevention Day - which serves as a reminder of the critical need for injury prevention measures in our workplaces, homes, and communities!
By fostering a culture of safety and awareness, we can significantly reduce the risk of injuries and enhance overall well-being - From wearing helmets to practicing safe driving habits, every small step counts!

For more information head to:
National Injury Prevention Day – Parachute


Welcome! The purpose of the Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation is to raise, receive and to distribute funds for equipment and programs that will enhance patient services and health programs in our community!