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About Us

Address

23 Hannover Drive, Unit 8
St. Catharines, ON L2W 1A3

Phone: 905-684-3407
TollFree: 1-800-933-3617
Fax: 905-684-2728
TTY: 905-684-6289

Staff & Directors 

Administration

Anita Engelage

Liliane Guertin (Bilingual)

Jackie Frans

Zibya MacLeod

Nadine Wallace

Resource Coordinators

Julie Anderson

Jolene Bateman

Eva Berswick

Joanne Bovine (Bilingual)

Jenna Fiello

Heather Fowler

Cathy Gales

Margaret Griffiths

Kristen Hendry

Angela Lynch

Julie Nichols

Fred Steinhaus

Coordinated Service Planning

Ashley Hardman

Katie McKay

Liana Danyliuk

Youth Wellness Hub Niagara (YWHN)

Thomas Coyne

Ali Ahmed

Karlie Klinck

Dana Herriot

Melissa Diogo

Board of Directors

Chair

Todd Bright

A native of Niagara Falls, this is Todd's second year on the Board of Contact Niagara. Todd is the proud dad of Alana and Alex.  He is a graduate of Queens' University.  Todd spent over 20 years as a school administrator with the DSBN. He has most recently retired from the Ontario Government where he was an Education Officer

Vice Chair

Marcel Jaques

Marcel is a retired Catholic Principal living in Fonthill. Marcel has a son who has an Intellectual disability as well as autism. Marcel shares that Contact Niagara has been a very important part of both his personal and professional life. Marcel chose to volunteer on the Board to support the extremely valuable services Contact Niagara provides to the people of Niagara. 

Treasurer

Kristy Andersen

Kristy is currently the Treasurer, and has been a board member for 3 years.  Kristy is currently employed as the Finance Manager at the John Howard Society of Niagara, and is a mom of a wonderful teenager with autism. 

Secretary

Jordan Clark

Father of three and a passionate member of Niagara’s business and cultural community Jordan Clark is also one of the regions top independently operating Realtor’s and franchise owner of RE/MAX Garden City at 135 Lake Street in St.Catharines. Jordan’s former career in Social Services, Non-Profit, and Fundraising with organizations such as the Heart & Stroke Foundation, YMCA of Niagara, Powerhouse Project, Niagara Region Senior Services, as well as the City of St.Catharines Recreation Department have been a great asset as a board member since joining in 2016.

Board Member-Past Chair

George Kurzawa

George is the past chair of Contact Niagara. He is a retired social worker and previous Executive Director of CMHA Niagara. George has volunteered on many Boards and committees both locally and internationally.

Board Members

Tanja Steinbach

Tanja is Mi'kmaq, Beaver Clan, mother of three, grandma of 2. Tanja has been involved as a community helper serving Niagara’s Indigenous community for twenty years. Currently, Tanja is employed as a School Social Worker serving Indigenous students from K-12. In addition, Tanja is a NIHB service provider via her private practice. Tanja looks forward to contributing support to Contact Niagara with an Indigenous lens

Nick Baxter

Nick is legal counsel with the Ontario Nurses' Association. Nick was born and raised in St. Catharines and has been an active community volunteer throughout his life. While working with the Hamilton Community Legal Clinic, Nick wrote an extensive report on implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action within an office structure, and is passionate about ensuring equitable, culturally safe and competent services.

Justin Creamer

Justin has been a Board member with Contact Niagara since 2015. Justin works as a financial services/investment representative and is a past Board member of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Niagara Branch. Justin is a passionate hockey enthusiast, holding many roles within the hockey community.

Call us to speak to a Resource Coordinator at 905-684-3407

Or use this form: Online Request Form