The former executive director of the Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation has been charged after a lengthy investigation.

James Dekowny was charged today with one count of fraud over $5,000. The investigation into Dekowny began after the RCMP received a report on April 20, 2023. 

The alleged fraudulent activity occurred between January 2020 and March 2023. 

The investigation was conducted by the Swift Current Municipal General Investigation Section and covered a large number of financial records. 

The 50-year-old will be appearing in Swift Current Provincial Court for the first time on June 19. 2024.