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 Boniferro* Vice Chair
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 Walker* Co-Chair
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 is passionate about seeing change in the system and involving herself in the community in all ways possible. From graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Disability Studies, Veronica is now going on to purse her Master of Social Work at King’s University as well. Volunteering and working in several agencies around London, Veronica hopes to be part of a long-term, deeper systematic change in her community.
Shaun Cowell Vice Chair
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.
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.
Jessica is a digital health transformation leader and strategist with extensive public and healthcare consulting experience. She brings knowledge in digital health programs across the province, as well as expertise in business development, strategic partnership, experience design and project management. She is passionate about driving positive and sustainable changes for our youth and children especially within the mental health space.
Kenton is a CPA with seven years of assurance, business advisory, and tax services experience. He has experience in a wide variety of industries and has assisted clients that are private, publicly traded, not-for-profit, and Government based.