Kelly Hutton is Chair of the Board of Directors of SMH Foundation. Originally from Edmonton, he moved to Kingston in 2008. Kelly has served on the SMHF Board for several years, has a proven track record of leadership, and he is adamant that health care in the Mid Valley Region will get better!

Having served on the Board of Directors of the Foundation since its inception in April, 1972, Jim Mosher is the ‘face’ of the Foundation. He has led the Foundation to where, today, it can provide hundreds of thousands of dollars a year to hospital equipment and programs and various community-based services. As Past Chair, he continues to be actively involved in the Foundation’s great work.

John Smith is Vice Chair of the Board and chairs the Foundation’s Communications Committee. Originally from Newfoundland, he now resides in the Bridgetown area. John also chairs the Annapolis Community Health Board, Active Kids Healthy Kids Society, and the Annapolis County Accessibility Advisory Committee. He is involved in various other community healthcare-related committees in the Annapolis Valley and in the province. 

Anne Crowell, a local Massage Therapist, is Secretary of the Foundation. She is one of the Foundation’s members on the Mid Valley Region Physician Recruitment & Retention Committee. Anne is relentless in her desire and efforts to bring more Physicians to our area and works closely with local and provincial stakeholders to make that happen.

 Lynn Moar assumed the position of Treasurer of the Foundation in June of 2022. Lynn comes to us with over 40 years’ experience in bookkeeping. She recently received her Associate Certificate in Local Government Administration from Dalhousie University, thus broadening her knowledge of administration and finance of public service and charitable entities. She has served on several health-related boards, including the Annapolis Community Health Board and the Kingston Greenwood Mental Health Association. A resident of Middleton, Lynn is looking forward to her work with the Foundation.

Louise Banks is serving her second term as the representative of the Village of Greenwood on the Foundation Society and is Chair of the Board’s Nominating Committee.

Don Hyslop was born in Saint John, NB. He obtained his BA at the University of New Brunswick and his BEd at Dalhousie University. He is married, has two grown sons, and has lived in the Kingston/Greenwood area for the past 40 years. He is a retired educator and, as a Director of the Foundation, has taken on the role of Physician Community Navigator for the Mid Valley Region Physician Recruitment & Retention Committee. He is a Life Member of the Kinsmen Club of Mid Annapolis Valley; has been named as ‘Volunteer of the Year’ for the Village of Kingston in 2002 and 2021; and was awarded the ‘Sovereign’s Medal For Volunteers’ in 2002. In his spare time, he has authored four biographies for the Society For American Baseball Research.

Michael Fairn is the Administrative Assistant with the Foundation. A native of Middleton, his career and experience in various aspects of the health care industry enable him to provide the office support required by a very busy and dedicated Board.