who we are

Pleased to meet you.

Leadership team

Ayon Shahed

Acting Executive Director / Director of Strategic Development

Chelsey MacNeil

Director of Education, Employment and Social Enterprise

Sheldon Pollett

Executive Director

Tim Smuck

Director of Programs

Jonathan Moore

Director of Finance & Administration

Adam Hiscock

Manager of Social Enterprise

Jill Doyle

Manager of Family Programming & Support Services

Lucas Geary

Senior Human Resources Specialist

Paula Soper

Manager of Supportive Housing & Employment Programs

Angela Picco

Fund Development & Communications Coordinator

Jen Crowe

Strategic Initiatives Coordinator

board & advisors

Steve Power

Board Chair 

Partner, KPMG

Nicole Parsons

Board Secretary

Human Resources Consultant

Robyn Lundrigan

Board Treasurer

Financial Controller, Radient360 Solutions Inc.

Chris Peddigrew

Partner, Wadden Peddigrew Hogan

Colin Krulicki

Regional Vice President, Royal Bank of Canada

Dr. Jill Allison

Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Dr. Kimberly St. John

Chair of Psychiatry, Janeway Hospital

Geoff Davis

Business Leader

Remzi Cej

Director, Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism

Our staff and board members reflect the many faces, cultures, identities, abilities, and walks of life that make up our province, value the perspectives and contributions of all people, and strive to incorporate the needs and values of diverse communities into the design and implementation of inclusive programs.

See our partners from the past year in our most recent Annual Report