Barrie and Central Ontario Community Board in action
Our Barrie and Central Ontario Community Board donated $550,000 since 2017 to 84 grassroots projects, charities and organizations.
Gail Hunt (Chair)
President & CEO, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre
Gail Hunt has been the President and CEO of the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) in Barrie since July 4, 2022 and is an experienced, high-performing hospital executive and team-builder.
Gail has more than 20 years’ experience as a healthcare CEO and has earned a reputation for achieving results and inspiring others. She is a decisive, approachable, collaborative leader who is passionate about building strong partnerships and high-performing teams.
Prior to her current posting, Gail spent five years as the President & CEO of Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) in Midland, and 16 years as the CEO of Chapleau Health Services in Northern Ontario. While in those leadership positions, she managed all aspects of healthcare delivery, including primary, acute and long-term care.
Gail holds a Master’s in Business Administration and an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian University.
Gail has four adult children, is an avid yoga instructor, jiu jitsu enthusiast and a proud Dog Mom.
Vice President, Customer Experience, Mobility, TELUS
Manager, Community Investment, TELUS
Vice Principal, Banting Memorial High School
Chief, Barrie Police Service
CEO, Barrie Public Library
Chief Executive Officer, Canopy Support Services
Vice President, Customer Experience, Strategy & Development, TELUS
President, TELUS Community Ambassadors - Barrie
Director, Mobility 2.0 Barrie & Calgary, TELUS and TELUS Community Ambassador
Counsel, Legal Services, TELUS (Board Secretary)