Directors & Staff

Board of Directors

Chair: Nick Lovell Lawyer, Middlebro’ & Stevens LLP

Past Chair: Dave Myette Councillor, Saugeen Shores

Vice Chair: Virginia McFarland Health Data Analyst, Grey Bruce Health Unit

Treasurer: Richard Schneider Manager, BDO Canada LLP

Campaign Co-Chair

Virginia McFarland Health Data Analyst, Grey Bruce Health Unit


Dave Clark Independent Researcher, Advantage Research and Consulting

Jeff Cronin Labour Representative, Society of Energy Professionals

Joan Beecroft Teacher, Retired; Pride Grey Bruce

Jo-Anne Hearns-Petican Retired

Mike Rencheck President and CEO, Bruce Power

Pier Donnini Owner, The Queens Bar and Grill—Port Elgin


Agency Representatives

Sydney Misener, Bruce Grey Child and Family Services Foundation

Dr George Sanz Bruce Grey Child and Family Services


Francesca Dobbyn Executive Director

Susan Hewitson Fundraising Coordinator

Holly Devlin Utility Assistance Program Co-ordinator

Karen Baxter Utility Assistance Program Support Staff

Jill Umbach Poverty Task Force Coordinator

Sandra Holyer Office Manager

May Ip & Mokless Hassan Making Grey Bruce Home project staff

Arden Lawson Backpack Coordinator


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