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Our Team and Board of Directors

Staff Members

Cheryl WhitemanExecutive Director

Amy WatkinsManager of Accreditation

Joan RichardsAdministrative and Executive Assistant

Our Governance Model

We are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that does not receive compensation for their leadership – meaning they are both invested in our mission and impartial in their governance. Our board is diverse with a wide breadth of experience, and come from various community-based human services sectors, and bring a wealth of experience in business, service delivery, accreditation, education and governance.

Board Memebers

Nancy Wallace-GeroBoard Chair

Helen ZipesVice Chair

Geoff McMullenTreasurer & Secretary

Ron CoristineBoard Member

Rhonda HendelBoard Member

Cindy KinnonBoard Member

Marion KirshBoard Member

Lisa MacdonaldBoard Member

Terry RichmondBoard Member


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