With over 30 years of experience, Don Jenion is a retired Project Manager for the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. His primary projects were concentrated on the Sunshine Coast and he finished construction of the St. Mary’s Hospital in Sechelt. He has been responsible for the planning and programming of many significant health care projects in the Provinces of Alberta and British Columbia, Canada. In recent years, he managed the Site Development Planning Process that included a new 400 bed Acute Care Facility and an adjoining Ambulatory Care Facility at the Richmond Hospital in Richmond, British Columbia.
For 10 years, Don was the Regional Director, Capital Projects for one of the largest Health Regions in Canada. In that capacity, he directed the programming, design, construction, and commissioning related to many major capital projects that included several world-class facilities (Children’s Hospital, Heart Institute, and Neonatal Intensive Care Centre).
Don has taught several project management courses over a 12-year period at a recognized technology institute including the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification course sponsored by the local Chapter of Project Management Institute.
Don has extensive experience as a project manager and coordinator. Don was a design engineer/project manager for several consulting engineering firms and a designer/project coordinator for a major subcontracting firm. He has been involved in commercial, industrial and institutional projects.
Don is currently loving his retirement after a long and healthy career as the Senior Health Care Planner and a Project Manager with Vancouver Coastal Health Authority on a number of major capital projects in the Lower Mainland.