2017/2018 Board of Directors

President

Mark Guilbeault

Mark joined the Board in 2009. He is President of Mark Guilbeault & Associates, an independent Insurance brokerage located in Port Colborne. Having been in the Insurance business for over 15 Years he brings a valuable skill set to the Board of Directors

Vice President

Brandon Anger

Brandon has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2009. He was Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee for three years. Brandon is a Divisional Controller for Walker Industries

2nd Vice President

Dan Tonello

Dan is currently Chair of People Helping People Achieve and as such represents the Self Advocate group. He is dedicated to promoting the equality of people and actively participates on local and provincial committees and promotes the goals of inclusion and citizenship. In 2016 he received the Joan Baechler Volunteer Award from CLPCW and the James Montgomerie Honour Award from Community Living Ontario

Treasurer

Melissa Steven

Melissa has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2014. She lives in Ridgeway and recently opened a Pet Value Store in St. Catharines. She brings years of experience as an Assistant Bank Manager at Scotiabank in Port Colborne

Secretary

Patti Miller

Patti has been a valuable member of the Board of Directors since 1994 and has been President for two terms. Her past financial experience has been an important asset to the Board. During the 22 years Patti held Executive positions as Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. She is an active member of the Quality Enhancement Committee.

Past President

Patricia Davis

Pat has been a very dedicated volunteer. She was elected to the Board of Directors in 2000, was President for two terms and Vice president for one term. She is an active member of the Quality Enhancement Committee and the Rights review Committee. Pat is a retired Principal with the Niagara District School Board.

Director

Theresa Gunn

Theresa was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2005 as Chair of People Helping People Achieve. She has been a wonderful addition to the Board speaking out about issues that are important to self-advocates.

Director

Brian Lambie

Brian has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2002. He is a member of the Facility Committee. He has been a very important resource to the Board when dealing with a variety of legal issues.

Director

Larry Boggio

Larry was first elected to the Board of Directors in 1988 until 1999, and then again in 2003 until present. In 2016 he received his 25 Year Board Service Award. Larry is owner of Boggio’s Pharmacy Ltd. In Port Colborne and is a valuable resource to the Board. He held the position of President and Vice President and over the years has been an active member of the Facility Committee.

Director

Jean Lillie

After her retirement as an employee with our organization Jean was elected to the board of Directors in 1999. She brings a unique perspective to the Board as a past employee. Jean is a member of the Quality Enhancement Committee as well as the Right’s Review Committee.

Director

Clint Tyrrell

Clint was appointed to the board of Directors in 2015 as Chair of People Helping People Achieve. He is one of the founding members of the Star Abuse Prevention Training program and has travelled around the province presenting at Conferences and to other Community Living organizations.