The community foundation will be governed by leading professionals with local connections and expertise in financial services, business entrepreneurship, and local project management.
GRANT ALLMANManager (retired)
Bank of Canada
Mr. Allman is President of the Fenelon & District Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Boards of The Fenelon Wellness Centre Cooperative, Ontario Curling Association, Sturgeon Point Golf Club and Fenelon Falls Curling Club.
Web Relay Toronto
Bellamy is the Managing owner of Web Relay, a web site development firm based in Toronto providing data driven content solutions to the business sector. Mr. Bellamy Chairs the Infrastructure Committee for the Board of Directors of Trinity College School.
Respected realtor and well-known volunteer in Kawartha Lakes. He is a member of Powerlinks Fenelon Falls, a committee of City Council that allocates funding for local environmental projects, and is co-founder of the Kawartha North Family Health Team. Mr. Barkwell holds a Master's degree in education administration.
ISAAC BREADNERCouncillor, Ward 9
City of Kawartha Lakes
A Lindsay native, Councillor Breadner holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario and previously worked for the Federal Minister of Industry and Environment. He serves as Vice President of the City of Kawartha Lakes Humane Society and sits on the Provincial Board of the OSPCA.
Pastor Does is Lead Pastor at this ever-growing congregation in Lindsay. Founded in 1973, Bethel Church is a member of the Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada, a family of 130+ churches across Canada. He has a passion for community and specializes in engaging youth. Pastor Does is also a persistent blogger and is convinced that "the world is changed by dreamers and visionaries."
MARINA HODSONExecutive Director
Kawartha North Family Health Team
Delivers executive services overseeing the delivery of health care in Fenelon Falls and Bobcaygeon. She has worked previously for local social service agencies, including Community Living Kawartha Lakes. An avid lover of the outdoors, Ms. Hodson is active throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes.
NANCY GRIFFINInvestment Advisor
A Certified Financial Planner(CFP), Ms. Griffin is founder and CEO of Passionate Legacy, Inc., providing clients with opportunities to realize their lifetime goals and legacy wishes through wealth financial planning. Ms. Griffin serves on the Board of the International Women's Forum Canada and Women President's Organization. She grew up on the Robertson 1867 Farm in Dunsford.
TERESA NUGENT JORDANExecutive Director
Community Living Central Highlands
Ms. Jordan recently guided all aspects of the multimillion dollar amalgamation of Community Living Kawartha Lakes with Community Living Haliburton. Ms. Jordan has a background in labour relations and holds a bachelor's degree in human services. She lives in Janetville.
LOUISE LAVEREGeneral Manager
Lindsay + District Chamber of Commerce
Ms. Lavere has extensive background in marketing in the health and financial services sectors. She was a founding member of Impact 32, a grass-roots organization driving year-round economic growth in Bobcaygeon. Ms. Lavere is Director of the Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative and leads its marketing committee.
MARLENE MORRISON NICHOLLSPresident
Stewart Morrison Insurance Brokers Ltd.
Marlene has built a solid track record of success since joining Stewart Morrison Insurance over 40 years ago. Now President, Marlene has continued to advance in every aspect of her industry and business. A graduate of the Ivey Business School, Western University, she is a Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP), Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB), Registered Insurance Broker (RIBO), and is a member in good standing of the Financial Advisors Association of Canada (Advocis), past Vice Chair of the Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative, a member of the Rotary Club of Lindsay, and is an active member of the Chambers of Commerce in the communities she serves.
MITCH LE BLANCCommercial Financing Officer (retired)
Farm Credit Corporation & TD Canada Trust
A career in commercial agricultural financing with Farm Credit Corporation and TD Canada Trust. Now retired, he serves as Secretary for the Victoria County Community Pasture. Mr LeBlanc farms in Cameron.
Economic Development City of Kawartha Lakes
Ms. Mustard holds a Master's degree in local economic development from the University of Waterloo. She has extensive experience in municipal government administration, having worked in economic development for Witchurch-Stouffville and Durham Region. Ms. Mustard is active with Young Life Canada and EDCO Young Professionals Network.
MIKE PERRYExecutive Director
City of Kawartha Lakes Health Team
A lawyer by profession, Mr. Perry grew up in Fenelon Falls and has extensive experience in project management, strategic communications, and professional philanthropy with the YMCA-YWCA. He is a member of the Canadian Armed Forces Reserves and is working toward his Ph.D. at Trent University.
Fair Tax (formerly with BMO)
A strategic funding consultant, Mr. Rump has extensive professional experience in asset management and financing models that ensure long-term sustainability for community organizations. Mr. Rmp has volunteered with several local organizations, and has a passion to see growth and success of Kawartha Lakes communities.
Board of Directors United Way of Kawartha Lakes (GUEST TO THE TEAM)
Ms. Villemaire served as Ward 8 Councillor of the City of Kawartha Lakes for more than 14 years, where she also served as Deputy Mayor and Vice-Chair of the Audit Committee. She is an editor and researcher by profession, and is Past President of the Mariposa Agriculture Society.