Leadership Update

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD CHAIR OF
NEW UNIONVILLE HOME SOCIETY – January 14, 2019

It is with pleasure that we announce the selection of a new Chief Executive Officer for New Unionville Home Society:  Paul Nyhof

Prior to joining our organization, Paul was the CEO of Providence Place for Holistic Health & Providence Place Foundation in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan and had been in that position since 2013. Providence Place has 324 staff members and 200 volunteers. It is a Home with 130 LTC beds, 30 of which are in the Specialty Cognitive unit and 14 in the Geriatric Assessment & Rehabilitation unit. Providence also has a medical & social day program for 75 people.

Paul’s responsibilities have included strategic leadership, operations, human resources, financial management and risk management plus regulatory, clinical and accreditation standards for operations. He has been responsible for leading the development and maintaining of relationships with community leaders, advocacy or religious groups, local politicians, ministry staff, clients, hospitals, community agencies, service providers, staff, family members and the community at large.

Paul also is the spokesperson for the facility and helped develop the communications and public relations strategies. He has facilitated the renewal of capital infrastructure and secured external funding. He developed a fundraising and investment strategy that saw revenue grow tremendously.
Paul’s previous experience includes holding the COO position at the Provincial Health Contact Centre for 10 years. His responsibilities included providing LTC and Interim Care Services, Ambulatory Care Clinic and Adult Day programs.

We are delighted to make this announcement as we believe Paul’s experience and vision will help lead our organization to new heights in 2019.

Julie Horne, Interim CEO, will continue to serve as CFO and we would like to thank Julie for her hard work, dedication and fundamental contributions during the last six months.

Thank you,
Glenn Crosby, Board Chair
New Unionville Home Society