EKFH's Executive Director – Donna Grainger

Submitted by EKFH on 20-08-2013 Donna Grainger has been the Executive Director of EKFH for the past 8 years.  Her company, Creative Sparks Communications, is contracted to the foundation which works on behalf of the volunteer Board of Directors which oversees funds in trust for the purchase of health care equipment and patient comforts for Interior Health (East Kootenay).   Prior to her current position, she worked for Delta Hotels, Huntingdon Industries and had a 23-year career with BC Hydro in various capacities.   Donna specializes in marketing, event planning, communications and public relations. One of the highlights of her career was acting as the Communications Manager for Bennett Dam Sinkhole Remediation Project. Throughout her working career Donna is known for her enthusiasm and creativity and received many accolades including the prestigious BC Hydro’s Chairman Award for Customer Service.   Donna’s work with EKFH has been honored with the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce for News Maker of the Year Award 2005 and Marketer of the Year Award for 2012.    Donna and her husband Leigh and adored Cairn terrier Jaymee reside in Cranbrook.     Leigh and Donna Grainger at a recent cooking class in Tuscany.