Directors & Staff


Francesca Dobbyn – Executive Director

Engagement Staff

Kristy Andre – Fundraising Champion

Frontline Program Staff

Karen Baxter – Utility Assistance Program

Robin Cork – Food Security Co-ordinator

Sandra Hoyler – Social Navigator – SOS Project

Misty Degrieck- Small Projects Coordinator

Jill Umbach – Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force Co-ordinator

Carolyn Araujo-Abbotts – Financial Literacy Program Co-ordinator

– Backpack Program (June-September)

Support Staff

Lisa Roberts – Janitorial

Rob Roy – Maintenance

NOT the actual directors and stuff, but happy people who could be happy because they are directors and staff.


Chair: Breanne Moss Director of Human Resources, OpenText Corporation Home: Saugeen Shores

Vice-Chair: Jennifer Tuer Thomson & Tuer Lawyers, Home: Port Elgin

Treasurer: Tarah Coleman Project Management Bruce Power Home: Walkerton

Board Members:

Rachel Stack Director, Contract Compliance, Bruce Power Home: Owen Sound

Chris Mudrick EVP & CNO, Bruce Power Home: Saugeen Shores

Nuala Robinson Executive Assistant at Chippewas of Nawash Board of Education, Home: West Grey – on leave

Kitty Hawkrigg: Project Program Coordinator Saugeen Economic Development Corporation, Home: West Grey

Alison Fernandes Senior Manager – Supply Chain, Indigenous Programs Procurement Ontario Power Generation Home: Saugeen shores

Paul Wagenaar Career Advisor, Life Directions Employment Supports Home: Georgian Bluffs

Debbie Caswell Community Legal Worker GB Legal Clinic Home: Meaford

Labour Representatives

Adam Milman: Business Representative Liuna 1059, Home: Walkerton

Agency Representatives

Jackie Ralph CMHA – Youth Team Home: Georgian Bluffs


Francesca Dobbyn Executive Director United Way of Bruce Grey Home: Owen Sound

If you are interested in joining the board or have questions please reach out!