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|Maria – Executive Director
Maria is proud to be the founding Executive Director of the Hospice Society. In the fall of 2012, after an accident left her unable to walk for several months Maria opted to use the time and her talents to explore the possibility of creating a sustainable Hospice Society in the Columbia Valley. A native New Yorker, Maria earned her BA in Psychology and Theatre Arts from Hunter College. She moved to Calgary in 1988 and earned a Masters in Theatre Directing from the University of Calgary. Maria was the founding Director of Education at the Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts. As well as being the Executive Director of the Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley, Maria is a keynote speaker and workshop facilitator for her company, MK Facilitations.
|Donna – Business Administrator
After vacationing in the beautiful Columbia Valley for over 35 years Donna, her husband and Stone (Golden Retriever) now reside fulltime in the Indian Beach family cabin. Donna, a native Calgarian, held several long term positions in administration and accounting with a variety of land development and construction companies in Calgary before transitioning into financial and insurance services in 2004.
In November 2009 Donna completed training to become a Certified Professional Consultant on Aging and formed her company, Senior Lifestyle Evolution Inc. with the vision of offering education to seniors at risk of losing their voice in their care and lifestyle choices. Donna’s first presentation on Advance Care Planning was in 2010 in Calgary.
Donna stepped into a Meet &Greet evening in the Hospice office in April 2015 and completed training for both End of Life and Bereavement in June 2015. She volunteered in the office one afternoon a week and in September 2016 she accepted a contract position as an administrative assistant to the Executive Director. Donna now holds the position of Business Administrator responsible for day to day operations, grant writing / reporting and accounting.
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