In addition to the Board of Directors, CTN relies on Audit and Finance, Governance and Quality Committees that are made up of board members and additional community volunteers.
CTN is currently recruiting for Volunteer Board of Director positions.
If you are interested in learning more please review our board and board committee roles or contact us. If you'd like to apply, please complete this online application form. If you have any questions, please contact Sian Morgan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to volunteer with our board or board committees please fill out this application form and follow the instructions for submission. Though we typically recruit annually for our board, we are happy to keep all submitted applications on file and will contact you if a volunteer opportunity becomes available.
As a Chartered Accountant, Christianne brings significant financial expertise and a deep knowledge of the healthcare system. She holds a strong conviction that effective community-based care organizations like Children’s Treatment Network also contribute to the reduction of overall healthcare costs. Her experience as Director of Finance for West Park Healthcare Centre and her work with Toronto’s Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is an invaluable asset for the Board. Christianne is currently Chair of CTN’s Board and a member of the Governance Committee
Randy has over 40 years of experience in the field of information management and information technology, with a focus on project and change management. He has his own firm, Infokinetics Inc., which has a broad base of clients that include provincial and federal government departments and divisions, and a diverse group of private sector clients. He is also a part-time professor with the Faculty of Business at Seneca College. Randy has had a long involvement in volunteering. He was a Big Brother for over 10 years, and received special recognition from the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario; was the president and co-founder of Braveheart, a small fund raising charity; and was a business consultant with Junior Achievement of Metro Toronto and York Region. He has experience serving as a director on volunteer boards as well as being on Board committees. He is a strong believer of giving back to one’s community. Randy is a member of CTN’s Board of Directors and Chair of the Quality Committee.
Plinio is a Certified Public Accountant. Plinio joined the CTN Board of Directors in June 2017 after serving two years as a community representative on the Audit and Finance Committee. Plinio is an IT-savvy Financial Executive with over 25 years of experience. He brings a common sense approach to financial management. His expertise includes implementing new systems, shared services, expanding existing systems to address company growth, and negotiating contracts. Plinio is currently an independent contractor providing consulting services to assist companies with strategic guidance, financial management, financial system implementation, expanding existing systems to address company growth, acquisition strategies and implementation including financial and operational due diligence and negotiating contracts.
With a Ph.D. in Neuroscience Olga has held a number of roles in clinical trials management, drug development, biotech and pharmaceutics. She has developed and delivered educational modules for medical and adult cannabis space in both academic and business settings. Olga has designed and taught a course in one of the first cannabis-centric college programs at AAPS and is leading the Science of Cannabis program at Ryerson University. Looking to share her knowledge and experience, Olga mentors participants of the startup accelerator, Leaf Forward. Dr. Chernoloz provides scientific advisory to companies in cannabinoid space. Prior to pivoting into cannabinoid field, Olga specialized in mental health research authoring a number of original research articles and a chapter in an instructional book on Neurobiology of Mood Disorders. Olga is a member of CTN’s Board of Directors and Quality Committee.
Jonathan has 20 years of experience delivering customer loyalty, engagement and digital marketing strategies for top brands across North America and currently leads client account strategies and solutions in his role as Client Service Lead at Slalom Consulting. Jonathan is Vice Chair, CTN Board of Directors and a member of the Governance Committee. A father of 2, he enjoys giving back to the community and is thrilled to be a member of the CTN Board of Directors.
Jonathan joined the CTN Board of Directors in 2015 and was previously a member of the Quality Committee.
Adam is the Deputy Fire Chief, Markham Fire and Emergency Services. His portfolio includes Health and Safety, Emergency Management, Labour Relations, Fire Prevention & Education and Suppression.
Adam has extensive experience being on various boards and has strong political advocacy skills and experience in meeting with local politicians, Members of Provincial Parliament and provincial ministers.
Adam also has lived experience as a parent of a child with complex medical needs. Adam is passionate about children with special needs and feels aligned with the goal and values of CTN.
Adam is a member of CTN’s Board and of the Governance Committee.
Leslie is a retired educator with 33 years of experience with the York Region District School Board. Leslie started as a high school English teacher and moved onto school administrator, school superintendent and then Associate Director of Education from 2013-2018. Having an intimate knowledge of schools and schooling, Leslie has a strong understanding of the importance of the work of CTN in assisting students to meet their needs. Leslie is an active member of the Georgina Library Board and has experience supporting York School Board’s Trustees. Leslie is a member of CTN’s Board of Directors and Audit and Finance Committee.
Originally volunteering with CTN as a community representative for CTN's Audit and Finance Committee, Brian joined our Board of Directors and brings with him a depth of experience from many years of working in the municipal sector in the financial area. Brian lives with his family in Barrie, Ontario. Brian serves as CTN's Board Treasurer and Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee.
Katie brings her experience as a family law lawyer to CTN’s board, and has served as a member since January, 2019. She is dedicated to the work of supporting children and families through challenging times. Katie brings determination, focus and devotion to her work and is excited to serve on the CTN Board of Directors and Audit and Finance Committee. Katie lives in Simcoe County with her husband Jonathan.
Melissa is currently a Director with Planning and Integration with the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network, supporting greater system integration. Melissa has more than 20 years experience in the health care system and believes strongly in the value community care and community-based organizations bring to the system. Melissa is a member of CTN’s Board of Directors and Quality Committee.
Carole Moore currently works at Halton Healthcare as the Chief Operating Officer of Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH). Previously, Carole was Vice-President, Quality, Risk and Organizational Effectiveness at Markham-Stouffville Hospital, where she oversaw a diverse portfolio that spanned infection prevention and control, human resources, patient relations and risk management. A nurse by training, Carole holds a BScN (Lakehead University) and an MBA (Wilfred Laurier University). Carole is currently serving as Past Chair, CTN’s Board of Directors and is a member of the Governance Committee.
Vivek is a technology management consultant with expertise in program management. He has over 16+ years of experience in consulting with many clients in the financial services industry across Canada and the US. He holds a degree in Computer Science with a specialization in Software Engineering from the University of Western Ontario in London. As a firm believer in service to one’s community Vivek is honoured to bring his experience in organizational governance to CTN’s board. An avid musician, Vivek is also the President of a not-for-profit organization dedicated to arts and cultural preservation. Vivek is a proud lifelong resident of Markham with his wife and young son. Vivek is a member of CTN’s Board of Directors and Chair of the Governance Committee.
Gayle Whitehead is a retired early year’s educator who is passionate about the benefits that community partnerships provide for children, families and schools. She devoted much of her career working with the York Region District School Board and was the board’s project lead along with a multi-disciplinary team of educators, for the implementation of Full Day Kindergarten. Through her position as Manager of Community Programs and Children’s Services, she developed a solid knowledge of the children’s services sector in York Region and helped to build relationships to support school, family and community engagement. Gayle has served as a board member for the Community Services Council of York Region and for the Community Alliance for York Region Education. She has an M. Ed from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto. Gayle is a member of CTN’s Board of Directors and Quality Committee.
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