Directors & Staff

Board of Directors

Past Chair: Nick Lovell Lawyer, Middlebro’ & Stevens LLP

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

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

Vice Chair: Anne-Marie Hay 

Treasurer: Richard Schneider



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


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

Heather Anderson Communications Coordinator

Holly Devlin Utility Assistance Program Co-ordinator

Karen Baxter Utility Assistance Program Support Staff

Jill Umbach Poverty Task Force Coordinator

Allyson Hibma Office Manager

May Ip & Mokless Hassan Making Grey Bruce Home project staff

Sarah Raynsford Backpack Coordinator


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