Prominent Kelowna business woman Renee Wasylyk has been appointed to Interior Health’s board of directors.
Wasylyk is president and CEO of Troika Developments Inc.
“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 is also 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, Westbank First Nation 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 at the University of California.
The IH board of directors oversees operations, works with management to establish strategic direction, and ensures appropriate community consultation. The board also regularly reviews the organization's long-term plans, significant issues affecting the organization, and evaluates results.