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!
Joyce is Legal Counsel for the Family and Children’s Services of St.Thomas and Elgin. She obtained her Bachelors degree from the University of Western Ontario and her Bachelors of Law from the University of Ottawa.
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.
Julia joined the Board in 2018 as a member and is looking forward to acting as Co-Chair aside Carolee for the 2019-2020 year. When she is not engaging in Board activities, Julia is a legal and business specialist who provides contractual, business, and risk management services services to clients in the life sciences industry. Julia is a graduate of Royal Roads University, majoring in justice studies, and she is passionate about advocating for mental health, harm reduction and equality issues.
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.
Jennifer Tavera is a Settlement Worker in Schools with The London Cross Cultural Learner Centre. She has supported newcomer youth and families with their settlement process for over a decade.
She is passionate about program development and creating welcoming communities. Jennifer hopes to bring her experience in working with refugees and immigrants to the board.
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.