THE BATTLEFORDS - The Battlefords Union Hospital Foundation has announced they have hired Leanne Ducommun as their new Executive Director.
Ducommun’s hire takes effect Nov. 15. She comes to the position after 10 years as marketing and communications manager for Discovery Co-op and more than a decade in sales and as sales manager with Battlefords Publishing. She is also a long-time volunteer for BUH Foundation who has spent many hours at various BUH Foundation events, according to the BUH Foundation in a news release.
“Leanne Ducommun strongly believes in advocating for services that can be offered here at home, locally. The BUH Foundation has strong alignment to Leanne's personal approach to enriching the lives of those around her.”
Ducommun fills the role left vacant following the retirement of Claudette McGuire earlier this year.
In a Facebook post Ducommun confirmed she had accepted the new role and also expressed her gratitude for the “growth and experience my time with Discovery Co-op has given me.”
“The opportunity to serve as the director for the foundation aligns with my passion for making a difference in our community. I look forward to continuing to make a positive impact through the foundation's fundraising initiatives that impact so many people.”