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Who We Are

STEERING COMMITTEE

  • Brendan Johnson, Executive Director, Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition (Chair)
  • Sheila Markle, Executive Director, Family and Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County (Co-chair)
  • Alex Goss, Manager of Community Investment, City of Guelph
  • Barb McPhee, Peer Leader
  • Dana Nutley, Peer Leader
  • Glenna Banda, Executive Director, United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin
  • Naima Mohamood, Co-Chair, Poverty Task Force Intersectionality Advisory Committee
  • Sarah Wilmer, Co-Chair, Poverty Task Force Intersectionality Advisory Committee
  • Stuart Beumer, Director of Ontario Works, County of Wellington
  • Tina Brophey, Peer Leader

MEMBERSHIP

  • Brendan Johnson, Executive Director, Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition (Co-Chair)
  • Sheila Markle, Executive Director, Family and Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County (Co-chair)
  • Alex Goss, Manager of Community Investment, City of Guelph
  • Barb McPhee, Peer Leader
  • Charisse Sayer, Integrated Care Manager, Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre
  • Chris Baginski-Hansen, Executive Director, Second Chance Employment Counselling
  • Dana Nuttley, Peer Leader
  • Debbie Bentley Lauzon, Executive Director, Wyndham House
  • Gail Hoekstra, Executive Director, Welcome In Drop-In Centre
  • Glenna Banda, Executive Director, United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin
  • Handel Callender, Peer Leader
  • Horeen Hassan, Community Member 
  • June Hofland, City Councillor, City of Guelph (honorary member)
  • Kari Simpson, Executive Director, East Wellington Community Services
  • Kristin Kerr, Executive Director, Stonehenge Therapeutic Community
  • Leen Al-Habash, Project Manager, Guelph Wellington Local Immigration Partnership
  • Lisa Needham, Public Health Nutritionist, Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health
  • Logan Legate, Peer Leader
  • Mark Poste, Director of Housing, County of Wellington
  • Naima Mohamood, Co-Chair, Poverty Task Force Intersectionality Advisory Committee
  • Pamela Martin, Peer Leader
  • Melissa Kwaitkowski, Interim CEO, Guelph Community Health Centre
  • Sarah Wilmer, Manager of Programs and Services, HIV/AIDS Resources and Community Health
  • Sharon Henriques, Peer Leader
  • Sly Castaldi, Executive Director, Women in Crisis
  • Stuart Beumer, Director of Ontario Works, County of Wellington
  • Tina Brophey, Peer Leader

STAFF

  • Dominica McPherson, Director
  • Sarah Steeves, Assistant Coordinator