Carolee is Co-Chair of the Board and pharmacist/owner of a Shoppers Drug Mart store in London. She loves giving back to her community by participating in various fundraisers including Bust A Move, raising money for the St Joseph’s Breast Care Centre. She is the proud mother of two teenagers and enjoys watching hockey in her spare time!
A member of our board for two years, Frank previously gained board experience in children’s mental healthcare, including two terms as Board Chair and three terms as an Executive Committee member. His private consultancy primarily offers strategic planning and guidance to small businesses and non-profits in the London area.
Jim is semi-retired from a 33 year career in supervisory and management positions with the Ontario Ministry of Community & Social Services, the Ministry of Children’s & Youth Services and at the Child & Parent Resource Institute (CPRI) in London. Most recently, he served as program manager for clinical services at CPRI. He now consults with other agencies and boards on organizational development and project management.
Christine is a senior development professional who currently serves as the Director of Development for the London Children’s Museum. She brings knowledge and experience in business leadership, organizational strategy and fund development.
Lori has a Bachelors degree from the University of Western Ontario and has worked in the field of Vocational Rehabilitation for her entire career. Her clients have had a wide range of physical, cognitive and emotional challenges. For the last 10 years she has worked at Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Center, as a part of the Pediatric Oncology Aftercare team working with cancer survivors aged 16 and up. Lori is excited to bring her perspective as the mother of a child with mental health issues to the Craigwood Board.
David is a student studying Medical Sciences at Western University. He has extensive experience working as an Aquatics Supervisor and has led several non-profit organizations in support of Children’s Health Foundation and Doctors without Borders. He loves working with his local community and looks forward to building a strong community presence with Craigwood Youth Services.
Veronica was born in Poland and moved to Canada at the age of 7. She graduated from Western University with a degree in Disability Studies and Psychology. Since the early age of 14, she has involved herself in the community through different social service volunteering opportunities. Until this day, Veronica continues to stay involved by working for the Canadian Mental Health Association and volunteering at Parkwood. Her goal is to give back to the community in any way possible and pursue a Master of Social Work, in the near future, to focus on working with individuals struggling with developmental trauma and PTSD.
Shaun is a CPA, CA with experience across multiple sectors including not-for-profit operations, public accounting, and financial services, and is currently with a large teaching hospital in London. While working at a major accounting firm, he was a member of the Not-For-Profit Centre of Excellence, a specialized group providing audit and advisory services for small-to-medium-sized organizations. Shaun enjoys giving back to the community and looks forward to leveraging his past experience as a member of Craigwood’s board.
Ian Hay is a retired senior-level head-hunter who has for the past 25+ years leveraged his eclectic background as a fluid dynamicist, research engineer, and VP Canadian Sales for a major computer manufacturer, to sustain a sole-proprietor recruitment firm focused on disparate technologies such as mineral processing and infrared surveillance cameras. Outside business, Ian has held positions as a Board Director of Halton CAS and President of their fund-raising Foundation, and acted as Operations Director for the first province-wide Summer Olympic Games for Ontario Special Olympics.
Elizabeth is a lawyer practicing in civil litigation and health law in London. Before she was a lawyer, she had careers in the publishing and fitness industries. Elizabeth has a particular interest in mental health care and brings her legal training to bear on her work with Craigwood.
Sheila Powell is a school-board Superintendent. Sheila is passionate about equity and diversity and supporting marginalized and undeserved youth in our community. Sheila brings a range of leadership roles and collaborative work experience with not-for-profit and charitable organizations to her role as a member of the Craigwood Board.