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Adventist Health Foundation Announces New Executive and Board Chair

Appointment

Adventist Health’s Foundation in Portland announces new leadership with the appointment of Bob Dureault as executive director and Dan Tonkovich as chair of the board of directors.

Dureault has more than 20 years of experience leading philanthropic efforts for health care and higher education organizations. Most recently he served as the executive director of development for Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, Calif.

“I am thrilled to be part of a dedicated team that is focused on enhancing the healing mission of this organization, while taking a fresh, new look at opportunities moving forward,” says Dureault.

Dureault is joined by Tonkovich, who has a long history with Adventist Health, having served on the Foundation board since 2010 and as vice chair of the board since 2012. Tonkovich is the director of business development for the Stoner Electric Group in Milwaukie, Ore. He and his family have lived in Vancouver for 30 years, where he served on the Vancouver City Council from 1991-2007 and as mayor pro tem from 1996-2007.

The Adventist Health Foundation represents the philanthropic efforts of Adventist Health in the Portland/Vancouver metropolitan area. All contributions raised are used to benefit the quality of wellness activities and care in our communities.

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Adventist Medical Center in southeast Portland, is a nonprofit, 302-bed acute care facility, offering a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services throughout the Portland/Vancouver metropolitan area. It is ranked in the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for patient safety. Adventist Medical Center is part of Adventist Health, a faith-based, not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system serving communities in California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. Our workforce of 28,600 includes more than 20,500 employees, 4,500 medical staff physicians; and 3,600 volunteers. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist health values, Adventist Health provides compassionate care in 20 hospitals, more than 220 clinics (hospital-based, rural health and physician clinics), 14 home care agencies, seven hospice agencies and four joint-venture retirement centers. We invite you to visit AdventistHealth.org for more information.