The RCHS Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Cummings as Board Chair, effective June 27, 2023. Thank you to Janet Cosier, our outgoing chair, for her leadership and dedication serving as Board Chair for the past 3 years, and as a board member for a total of 7 years.
Chris joined the RCHS Board in June 2021 and has been a valued contributor, leader, and supporter. Chris has served as Board Vice Chair for the past year, and as Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee. Chris was also a member of the Capital Development Committee, which leads the organization’s Capital Project for a vision to build a Health and Social Services Hub in Smiths Falls.
Chris has lived in a number of communities in Ontario but has called Smiths Falls home for the last 27 years. Chris has a long history of community involvement, having sat on dozens of boards, advisory committees and has been involved in several fundraising campaigns. Chris was elected to Smiths Falls town council in 2006, where he served three terms before choosing to retire from elected office in 2018. Chris has also served as Library Trustee & Board Chair for the Smiths Falls Public Library Board, and as a member of the Smiths Falls Police Services Board from 2010-2018. Chris was elected in 2022 as a Trustee for the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario and works tirelessly to improve the community he calls home.
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