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Kamloops community leader appointed to Interior Health board of directors

John O’Fee, pictured in this contributed photo with Interior Health Authority board chair Erwin Malzer (left) and IHA CEO Chris Mazurkewich (right), has been appointed to the board of directors.
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July 29, 2016 - 10:49 AM

KAMLOOPS - A well-known community leader in Kamloops has been appointed to Interior Health's board of directors.

John O'Fee is a lawyer and faculty member at Thompson Rivers University, where he teaches in the School of Business and Economics and the School of Law, according to a media release.

“John has demonstrated over the years that he has the strategic vision and dedication to help support the work of the board of Interior Health,” Health Minister Terry Lake says in the release. “We welcome him and look forward to the input he provides to guide the Interior’s health system into the future.”

O'Fee has been a school trustee and board chair, city councillor and the chair of the Thompson Nicola Hospital District.

“For years, John O’Fee has served his community with extraordinary dedication and integrity,” Interior Health board chair Erwin Malzer in the release. “We look forward to working with John to further strengthen the work of the Board and Interior Health.”

He's also served a term as a director of the BC Municipal Finance Authority, president of the Kamloops Airport Authority Society as well as president of the TRU Foundation.

He currently serves on the Health Professions Review Board, and recently left his role as a director of the finance and audit committee of the Provincial Health Services Authority to join the board of Interior Health.

O’Fee will be joining the board’s Finance and Audit and Strategic Priorities Committees.

“I am excited about this opportunity to learn more about health care and influence a system that plays such a vital role in each of our lives,” O’Fee says in the release.

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