Board of Directors

The governance Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers from the community.  These volunteers are vital to the development and growth of the organization due to their fiduciary responsibility to funders, staff, partners and participants.  The Annual General Meeting occurred on June 18, 2019.  The Annual Report is available and evaluation results of some of our programming in the County.

The current Board of Directors is:  Michael Russo (President), Rachel Garland (Treasurer), Erin Roy (Secretary), Shannon Beattie, Vicky Culbert, Andrea Horton, Judy Lambers, Heather Steffler and Christina vanPoucke.

Vision:

A responsive community that supports, nurtures & strengthens families and children.

Mission:

Helping families and children to create an environment of well-being through community engagement and capacity building.

The governance Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers from the community.  These volunteers are vital to the development and growth of the organization due to their fiduciary responsibility to funders, staff, partners and participants.

Board of Directors’ Values:

  • Responsiveness – responding to the needs of our clients and community.
  • Making Connections – networking with other organizations, funders and individuals to provide the best help for our clients.
  • Capacity Building – empowering our staff, clients and community to achieve their full potential.
  • Caring – fostering a culture where people are heard and feel valued.
  • Fairness – working towards fairness in all our interactions.
  • Accessibility – overcoming barriers which stand in the way to people receiving help.