who we are

Pleased to meet you.

 
Leadership team

Ayon Shahed

Acting Executive Director / Director of Strategic Development

Matthew Piercey 

Director of NL Integrated Youth Service Delivery

Sheldon Pollett

Executive Director
 

Jill Doyle

Interim Director of Programs

David Banfield

Manager of Housing Services

Jessica Alcock

Manager of Human Resources

Jen Crowe

Manager of Strategic Initiatives

Katie Keats

Manager of Fund Development and Communications

Mari-Lynn Taylor

Manager of Education, Employment, and Social Enterprise

 
board & advisors

Geoff Davis

Board Chair 

Business Development Consultant

Bruce Belbin

Vice Chair

Director of Student Residences, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Tracey Power

Board Treasurer

Chief Financial Officer, Crosbie

Nicole Parsons

Secretary

Human Resources Consultant

Dr. Jill Allison

Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Dr. Kimberly St. John

Chair of Psychiatry, Janeway Hospital

Remzi Cej

Assistant Director, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Amr Alagouza

Director, Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism

Dr. Lisa Bishop

School of Pharmacy, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Brent Aitken

Regional Vice President, RBC Royal Bank

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 Annual Report

 
partners

STRATEGIC PARTNERS

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

CORPORATE & FOUNDATION PARTNERS

GOVERNMENT PARTNERS