Directors & Staff

Board of Directors

Chair: Nick Lovell Lawyer, Middlebro’ & Stevens LLP

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

Treasurer: open to applicants


Joan Beecroft Teacher, Retired; Pride Grey Bruce

Sarah Cowley Consultant, Community Safety & Wellbeing

Alison Fernandes Bruce Power Liaison, OCNI Bruce County

Jo-Anne Hearns-Petican, Grey Bruce Injured Workers Group

Dave Myette Councillor, Saugeen Shores

Mike Rencheck President and CEO, Bruce Power

Breanne Moss – HR Bruce Power

Ryan Plante UBC Local 2222

Agency Representatives

Bev Gateman Coordinator, Grey Bruce Eat & Learn Program

Jackie Ralph CMHA FAN Club


Francesca Dobbyn Executive Director

Heather Anderson Communications & Fundraising Coordinator

Karen Baxter Utility Assistance Coordinator

Jill Umbach Poverty Task Force Coordinator

Allyson Hibma Office Manager

Misty Schonauer  Small Projects Coordinator

Kim Williams Outreach Coordinator – Affordability Fund

Caroline Araujo-Abbotts Financial Literacy Program Co-ordinator

Paul Wagenaar Food Security Co-ordinator

Backpack Program Coordinator

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