The Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation has announced the appointment of Liz Harris as executive director effective Sept. 1.
Harris, an Abbotsford resident, is a 1994 graduate of Chilliwack Senior Secondary. She completed a bachelor of arts at the University of the Fraser Valley in 2001, and earned a marketing management/fundraising associate certificate from BCIT in 2012.
She has worked for the United Way, the Canadian Cancer Society, BC Cancer Foundation, and most recently was executive director of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Harris was recognized in 2009 as one of Abbotsford’s top 100 most influential people. In 2005, she was nominated for Women of Excellence in the category of business employee.
She lives in Abbotsford with her husband Sean and three cats. She enjoys running half marathons and plans to run her first full marathon next May. The Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation raises funds for health care in Abbotsford, Agassiz, Chilliwack, Hope and Mission.