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Our Team

Organizational Support

Board of Directors

Anita Engelage

| Reception

Anita Engelage
| Reception

Jackie Frans

| IT Administrator

Jackie Frans
| IT Administrator

Liliane Guertin

| Bilingual Support

Liliane Guertin
| Bilingual Support

Elaine Hand

| Admin and Database Support

Elaine Hand
| Admin and Database Support

Zibya Macleod

| Bookkeeper

Zibya Macleod
| Bookkeeper

Nadine Wallace

| Executive Director

Nadine Wallace
| Executive Director
Coordinated Service Planning/FASD

Board of Directors

Julie Anderson

 

Julie Anderson
 

Cathy Gales

| FASD Lead

Cathy Gales
| FASD Lead

Ashley Hardman

| System Lead

Ashley Hardman
| System Lead

Katie McKay

 

Katie McKay
 
Resource Coordinators

Board of Directors

Jolene Bateman

 

Jolene Bateman
 

Eva Berswick

| Youth Justice

Eva Berswick
| Youth Justice

Joanne Bovine

| Bilingual

Joanne Bovine
| Bilingual

Liana Danyliuk

 

Liana Danyliuk
 

Jenna Fiello

 

Jenna Fiello
 

Heather Fowler

 

Heather Fowler
 

Cathy Gales

 

Cathy Gales
 

Margaret Griffiths

 

Margaret Griffiths
 

Kristen Hendry

 

Kristen Hendry
 

Angela Lynch

 

Angela Lynch
 

Katie McKay

 

Katie McKay
 

Julie Nichols

 

Julie Nichols
 

Fred Steinhaus

 

Fred Steinhaus
 
Youth Hub

Board of Directors

Melissa Diogo

 

Melissa Diogo
 

Dana Herriot

 

Dana Herriot
 

Che Latchford

 

Che Latchford
 

Karlie Klinck

 

Karlie Klinck
 

Thomas Coyne

 

Thomas Coyne
 

Ali Ahmed

 

Ali Ahmed
 
Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Todd Bright

Chair

Todd Bright
Chair

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.

Marcel Jaques

Vice Chair

Marcel Jaques
Vice Chair

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.

Kristy Andersen

Treasurer

Kristy Andersen
Treasurer

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.

Jordan Clark

Secretary

Jordan Clark
Secretary

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.

George Kurzawa

Board Member-Past Chair

George Kurzawa
Board Member-Past Chair

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.

Justin Creamer

Board Member

Justin Creamer
Board Member

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.

Nick Baxter

Board Member

Nick Baxter
Board Member

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.

Tanja Steinbach

Board Member

Tanja Steinbach
Board Member

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.

Christine Sidhom

 

Christine Sidhom
 
Christine Sidhom is a first language French-speaker, who has lived in Niagara for over 10 years raising her family.  She has a Masters in Occupational Health and Safety from McGill University.  She has volunteered at schools for the breakfast program, literacy, safety promotion, and on parent councils.  She is looking forward to supporting  the services provided to children, youth and families in her Niagara community, especially services in French. 

 

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