2019/2020 Board Members
Lumacare is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, composed of leading community members.
The Board of Directors governs all decision-making at Lumacare by providing vision, strategic leadership, advocacy, accountability, and stewardship.
Sara possesses seven years of experience in the public sector, having worked in both provincial and municipal levels of government. She currently works as the Manager of Strategic Planning for Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC), a not-for-profit corporation that provides housing for over 100,000 low and moderate income citizens of Toronto.
Sara holds a Master’s of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business. Her role at TCHC has provided her with a deeper understanding of the not-for-profit sector, a heightened awareness of the challenges that seniors in Toronto are facing – especially those with vulnerabilities and lower incomes – and the pivotal role that community support agencies play in supporting these vulnerable citizens.
Sara’s grandparents received help from both community supports and their family that helped them live independently well into their 90’s. Her direct experiences with their care drive her commitment to ensure that the values of compassion, quality and dignity are always considered when serving the Lumacare community as a Board member.
Jeff is an independent Financial Services professional, having worked in the sector for nearly fifteen years in a variety of roles including corporate strategy, management consulting, and digital enablement.
Jeff was appointed Treasurer for Lumacare’s Board of Directors in January 2016 and has been a board director since 2014.
Jeff began his career with The Bank of Nova Scotia and worked in a variety of roles that helped the bank execute against its strategic roadmap. From Scotiabank, Jeff moved into management consulting with a top tier global Financial Services firm. Since 2016, Jeff has been an independent consultant working with Financial Services technology firms in bringing to market new commercial products in the North American market.
Jeff holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Enterprise Development and International Business, an MBA in Strategy and Finance, and is a Six Sigma Green Belt holder.
He has traveled through nearly 50 countries across five continents and understands the social, political, and economic implications of operating in a global marketplace.
Manny Ma is a management consultant at Cheval Solutions, an independent firm he founded in 2011. He graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo. He spent 10 years away from Toronto, living and working in Kansas City, Vancouver, and Los Angeles before returning home and settling in North York with his family.
Manny is an established business professional, bringing results-based expertise and leadership to Lumacare’s projects and initiatives. He has a keen interest in optimizing the complex needs of a growing baby boomer generation.
Manny has enjoyed the opportunity to collaborate with individuals from various backgrounds in helping Lumacare drive towards their vision. Furthermore, Manny is a caregiver to his immigrant parents and a true representative of the diverse community that Lumacare serves. In his free time, Manny enjoys running, biking, golfing, and is an Ironman Triathlete.
Filippa Consiglio, CPA, CA
Director at Large
Filippa is independent consultant since 2017 and is also a CPA, CA. Filippa obtained her CPA in 1995 while working at Ernst and Young. Prior to starting her consulting practice, Filippa held the position Senior Director at Kraft Canada Inc.
She has previous experience as a Board Member of other not-for-profit organizations, and in July of 2015, she joined Lumacare’s Board of Directors. Fil is a long-time resident of North York, a caregiver for her father, and looks forward to supporting Lumacare’s initiatives along with her fellow board members.
Morgan is a Litigation Lawyer with a passion for seniors. She has worked with healthcare professionals on interdisciplinary teams to bring a better quality of living to the community.
Morgan completed her Juris Doctor (J.D.) at Osgoode Hall Law School. Morgan received her Honours B.Sc. in Medical Sciences at the University of Western Ontario, and her M.Sc. in Cancer Biology from the University of Calgary.
Morgan is an active member of the community that advocates for the development of programs that increase resources and assist seniors to age in place. She is passionate about supporting families in dealing with the unique challenges that arise specific to seniors, the aging population, and geriatric health care.
Linda Colman, CPA, CA
As president of her condominium board and a National Women’s group Linda has developed experience in event planning, communications, public relations, budget management, and leadership.
Linda has put a significant amount of time and energy into volunteering and giving back to the community in both hospital and shelter setting.
Linda is a passionate community member who is thrilled to be a part of Lumacare’s Board of Directors.
Lorne Shapiro, a Pharmacist, has owned and operated a Shoppers Drug Mart store for 35 years. He is currently retired but remains highly active in the community.
Lorne has been a member of Lumacare’s target community from 1958 – 1970 and has continued to serve their diverse population as part of Lumacare’s Board of Directors since 2009. He is currently Lumacare’s longest standing board member and supports the organization as part of our Stewardship Committee through his expertise in medication management. In addition, Lorne heads Lumacare’s board member recruitment and nominations.
Lorne is a member of the Markham Pharmacist Association. He is married and lives in mid-town Toronto. He is a stone sculptor and enjoys traveling, spending time at the cottage, as well as spending time with his five grandchildren.
Pati Greenwood, MBA, CFRE
Pati Greenwood is an award-winning and results-focused charitable executive with vision, passion, and drive. A strategic thinker and collaborator, Pati develops and leads future-oriented strategies to expand and scale the impact of charitable organizations. She has a wealth of experience and expertise generating revenue and increasing support bases for national and local charities. As a teacher & coach Pati delivers academic learning, workshops and professional expertise.
In her tenure as President and CEO of Merry Go Round Children’s Foundation, Pati led the organization through its first comprehensive evaluation of the signature Kids, Cops & Computer program and the development of a five-year strategic plan to guide Merry Go-Round’s long-term vision of a pan-Canadian program expansion.
As Vice-President and Chief Advancement Officer at Women’s College Hospital Foundation, Pati led the fundraising effort to complete and exceed it’s $70 million capital campaign to rebuild the hospital.
Prior positions have included Vice-President, Development at Pathways to Education Canada, Executive Vice-President, Philanthropy and Vice-President Development, McMaster Children’s Hospital at Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation. Additionally, Pati has worked with the YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington as Vice-President Development and Communications, as well as several other health-related organizations.
A graduate of the Ivey School of Business at Western University Pati earned her MBA in 2014. She is also a graduate of Humber College achieving an honors diploma in Public Relations. It was at Humber that Pati first discovered her passion for the philanthropic sector and embarked on her life-long profession advancing social good.
Pati achieved Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) status in 2004, a certification indicating the highest standards of competence and ethical practice in philanthropy. An active member of Association of Fundraising Professionals, Pati currently serves in volunteer roles locally, nationally and internationally including the organization’s global Board of Directors.
Pati is a professor with the Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University serving as a sessional instructor in the Fundraising Management Program.
Pati has been a member of the Board of Directors at Lumacare since September 2017, She currently chairs the Fund Development Committee and is a member of the Finance Committee.
Deborah have worked in management and increasingly responsible leadership roles in finance, staffing and health care sectors for over 20 years.
For 11 years, Deborah was a senior executive with Extendicare, initially running its Home Health Care division, Canada’s largest. In addition, Deborah had a leadership role in Extendicare’s Purchasing organization and Human Resources department.
Deborah corporate coaching and positive psychology approaches align well with her experience in business to offer clients, workshop attendees and event audiences a transformational approach to shifting their mindset.
Deborah founded THINK Breakthrough Inc. with the purpose to share her personal and professional perspectives with health care connected organizations, supporting their efforts to turn customers into fans.
Board of Directors Meetings
Do you want to attend an upcoming Lumacare Board of Directors meeting?
The public is welcome to join and meet Lumacare`s Board of Directors at each of its open Board meetings.
To enable a consistent and transparent approach to managing public requests at Lumacare`s Board of Directors meetings during the open session, a policy has been developed that will allow the public to:
• Facilitate the conduct of the Board’s business in an open and transparent manner;
• Ensure the Agency maintains a close relationship with the public;
• Generate trust, openness, and accountability.
Lumacare’s Board of Director meetings are normally held once a month.
If you have any questions regarding Lumacare’s open Board meetings, they can be directed to:
Executive Assistant and Board Liaison
Board of Director Policies & ByLaws
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