The Lumacare Team

Our Lumacare family is hand-selected. Our mission is clear. Our passion is eternal. We are a team of professionals who deliver personalized care and create communities that thrive in every stage of life.

Our team is here for YOU

Our leadership team is comprised of a diverse group of professionals who live and emulate our mission and values alongside dynamic inter-professional teams. As an employer committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, we pride ourselves on treating our people right, leading alongside our people, providing growth and development opportunities, and ensuring every person is able to show up as their full selves at work.

Our senior team is here to support you. Meet them below! 



Lynn Huizer

Interim CEO

Lynn is a semi-retired executive who inspires others to create constructive outcomes for themselves and those around them. Her diverse experience includes Senior Director Programs and Services- Lumacare, Professor-Georgian College, Organizational Development Senior Manager- North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN, Executive Director- York Region Abuse Program. 

Lynn brings her broad expertise to oversee the stabilization of Lumacare and ensure the seamless transition to a new CEO. 

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Laura Lavallee

Director, Strategic Implementation

Bio coming soon!

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Nilda Patey

Director, Business Support Services

Nilda (Nee) brings nearly three decades of not-for-profit leadership experience within various health and community services sectors across Peel, York-Simcoe, and Toronto in the GTA. Nilda heads our business supports and development at Lumacare.

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Ig Aluyi

Manager, People and Culture

Ig is an outcome-focused Human Resource professional with over 17 years of progressive experience in fast-paced, high-growth, change-oriented organizations focused on culture and talent development. Ig oversees our talent, training and development efforts, staff wellness and our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion framework.