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Appointments to Vancouver Coastal Health’s board of directors

Dr. Margaret McGregor is a family physician and health policy researcher with a focus on health care for seniors. McGregor is the director of community geriatrics in the University of British Columbia’s department of family practice. She is a research associate with the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute’s Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, and with the University of British Columbia’s Centre for Health Services and Policy Research.

Vi Nguyen is the director of grants and community initiatives at the Vancouver Foundation. Nguyen has served on the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation. She is experienced in the community development and non-profit sector, worked as a youth development worker, and holds a master’s degree from the School of Child and Youth Care at the University of Victoria.

Wendy Au is the assistant city manager with the City of Vancouver working on the City of Reconciliation initiative, and Downtown Eastside and Chinatown community projects. Au has worked with the Olympic Inner City Inclusivity Commitments, the Vancouver Agreement and the Shanghai Expo Vancouver Exhibition. She received the 2012 YWCA Women of Distinction Award for Non-Profit and Public Service and the Connecting the Community Award. In 2017, Au received the city manager’s City Service Award.