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ACL Leader in Focus- Richard Sit

Richard Sit has 20 years of hospital experience at Niagara Health. As a key member in a complex health care environment, Richard demonstrates strong leadership skills in his role as a Charge Technologist in the Kidney Care program. His dedication and commitment to the organization earned him Niagara Health’s President’s Award of Excellence in 2014. Richard utilizes his leadership skills in the community as an active certified hockey skills instructor and coach. A resident of Niagara, Richard has a desire to invest in the community and looks forward to working with different leaders across the region.

How do you define civic leadership?

I see civic leadership in someone that aspires to make a difference in their community by the tackling issues and concerns for the betterment of society. 

Why are you personally motivated to explore civic leadership?

As a resident of the Niagara region since 1999, I have a desire to give back to the community that provides a great place for my family to grow, learn and work. I’ve seen many positive changes in our community thanks to work that other civic leaders have provided. I want to be part of Niagara’s civic leaders and continue to improve our community for the future.

In your view, what’s the most important attribute of a leader?

While many attributes contribute to the holistic representation of leadership, I find tremendous value in confidence. For me,  the confidence of a leader not only reassures those who follow but in many ways it intrinsically supports all the other attributes needed to lead through influence.

July 7th, 2020