The Kidney Foundation of Canada

The 2016 David Ornstein Distinguished Service Award

The late David Ornstein was a founding member of The Kidney Foundation of Canada. This award is given to an individual volunteer meriting special recognition for their work toward the significant growth, development or increased public recognition of The Kidney Foundation of Canada in a specific region at the Branch level.

Chris GobeilChris Gobeil

The Kidney Foundation of Canada was pleased to present Christopher Gobeil with a 2016 David Ornstein Distinguished Service Award, in recognition of his admirable commitment to the Foundation.

Christopher began volunteering at The Kidney Foundation of Canada in 1991. At the age of 25 years old, he served on the National Finance and Audit Committee, and then went on to become National Treasurer. Christopher was then involved in the Nomination Committee and the National Executive Committee.

In 2004, Christopher became a member of the Board of Directors at the Quebec Branch. He later joined its executive committee where he held various positions including Treasurer and President. As Quebec’s representative on the National Board of Directors, Chris has always done a terrific job.

The Kidney Foundation of Canada extends its heartfelt thanks to Christopher, whose tireless efforts and tremendous volunteer contributions have been greatly appreciated.