Susan is a proven non-profit leader with over 17 years of experience in various community settings and recipient of community leadership awards.
Susan is a recognized non-profit leader in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She has dedicated her career solely in the non-profit sector in various leadership roles working in the fields of Development Disabilities, Mental Health, Older Adults and LGBT Youth. She completed her studies in Canada; graduated from York University with a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology, Women, and Gender Studies; and again with a Bachelor of Social Work Honours degree. Susan went on to study Research and Statistics at the University of Windsor and later graduated with a Master of Social Work Honours degree at the University of Windsor. She also completed a certificate in Management for Human Service Agencies through the University of Toronto, a certificate in Confident Coaching, a certificate in both Performance Measurement for Effective Management of Nonprofit Organizations and Mobilizing Your Nonprofit Board from HARVARD, Kennedy School as well as Non-Profit and Public Sector Finance at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management.
Senior Director, Planning and Care Initiatives
Danielle has practiced as an occupational therapist with adults and older adults in areas such as mental health and acute medicine in various care settings, including overseas in the UK. Danielle has worked as a Senior Planner at Central Local Health Integration Network where she led French Language and Aboriginal Services.
Senior Manager, Finance and Reporting
Jairo is a dedicated, results-oriented financial professional with over 14 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector.
He holds a Bachelors of Business Administration with a specialization in Finance from Colombia and a Certificate in Risk Management from the University of Toronto.
Previously, Jairo worked for Colgate-Palmolive in Colombia but decided to chart a new path when he came to Canada by initiating a career in the not-for-profit sector. He worked at West Toronto Support Services and later, at Etobicoke Services for Seniors as a Senior Manager of Business Operations.
Senior Manager, Programs and Services
Sara has over 30 years of experience leading in the hospital mental health sector and the community support services sector with a proven track record for implementing community-based programs.
Sara holds a Masters of Social Work, a Marital and Family Therapy Certificate and additional certifications with Rotman Leadership Development, Public Services Health and Safety Association and Joint Health and Safety.
Previously, she worked as a mental health therapist, a group therapist and a crisis intervention specialist.