Media Release

BUH Foundation Announces new Executive Director

November 1st 2021

North Battleford, SKIt is with tremendous excitement and optimism that Battlefords Union Hospital (BUH) Foundation gratefully announces the next Executive Director. Leanne Ducommun has been selected from a list of very worthy candidates to lead BUH Foundation into the future. Leanne is a staple in the community. She has worked as Marketing and Communications Manager for Discovery Co-op for the last 10 years and spent over a decade as Sales/Sales Manager with Battlefords Publishing. Through these roles, Leanne has gained valuable experience and knowledge surrounding strategic planning and public relations. Leanne is a long-time volunteer for BUH Foundation and has spent many hours at various BUH Foundation events and has grown passionate about the work the Foundation does and how many people are positively affected through fundraising initiatives. Leanne Ducommun strongly believes in advocating for services that can be offered here at home, locally. The BUH Foundation has strong alignment to Leanne's personal approach to enriching the lives of those around her. Please join Battlefords Union Hospital Foundation in welcoming Leanne Ducommun as Executive Director effective November 15, 2021. Leanne joins a team of true professionals, Shauna McGifford and Sheila Stensrud.



For more information, contact:

Sue Pruden-McIvor

BUH Foundation Chairperson

Ph. 306-441-5441





About Battlefords Union Hospital (BUH) Foundation:

Battlefords Union Hospital (BUH) Foundation is dedicated to enriching patient care at BUH through responsible stewardship of community contributions and volunteer resources.  BUH Foundation, operating independently of other healthcare organizations, is the main fundraising agency of BUH and provides funding for the purchase of capital/non-capital equipment and staff education.  Through a bequest from Victor Pearsall in 2011, BUH Foundation began the Victor Pearsall Home Care Fund allowing funding for Battlefords Region Home Care.  For more information about BUH Foundation visit


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