Prominent Okanagan business leader joins Interior Health board
Howard Alexander - News Editor
April 17, 2015 - 10:45 AM
Prominent Okanagan area business woman Renee Wasylyk is the latest appointee to Interior Health’s board of directors.
Wasylyk has been the president and chief executive officer of Troika Developments Inc. in Kelowna since 2003. Her experience as a developer, property and project manager spans over 17 years.
“The board and I are excited to have Ms. Wasylyk join Interior Health,” said Chair Erwin Malzer. “She will make a great addition to a diverse and knowledgeable board that I strongly feel is well placed to lead Interior Health over the coming years.”
Wasylyk has long been an active member of her community. She is currently vice chair of the Premier’s Women’s Economic Council, past president of the Okanagan Chapter of the Urban Development Institute, vice chair for the Breakfast Club of Canada and member of the board of the Downtown Kelowna Association. She formerly served as a member of the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission, the Westbank First Nations Economic Development Commission, and with the Hope for the Nations children’s charity.
“No matter who we are, our health impacts our quality of life and is incredibly important. I am looking forward to working with Interior Health in the delivery of quality health care services to residents throughout the Southern Interior,” said Wasylyk.
Wasylyk holds her Master of Business Administration from the University of Liverpool, Master of Theology and Bachelor of Arts from Taylor University and studied Biomedical Sciences (Honors Program) at the University of California. She has received several prestigious awards including: Influential Women in Business (Business Vancouver), Top 20 Most Influential People in Real Estate in BC (BC Home Magazine), and Top 20 Most Influential Leaders (Okanagan Life Magazine).
The Interior Health board of directors oversees operations, works with management to establish overall strategic direction for the organization, and ensures appropriate community consultation. The board also regularly reviews the organization's long-term plans, significant issues affecting the organization, and evaluates results.
Interior Health is committed to promoting healthy lifestyles and providing a wide range of quality health-care services to more than 742,000 people living across B.C.’s vast interior. For more information, visit www.interiorhealth.ca, follow us on Twitter @Interior_Health, or like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/InteriorHealth.
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