Chief Executive Officer, Our Place Peel
As a dynamic leader in the not for profit sector with 18 years of experience, Christy Upshall became the Executive Director at Our Place Peel in September 2003. As Executive Director, Christy oversees all aspects of the organization, including the residential programs, fundraising, fiscal responsibility and providing leadership support to the management team. Christy works with a Board of Directors to ensure that the agency’s goals, values
Director of Family & Wellness, The Neighbourhood Organization
Previous to his current role, which began in September 2018, Darcy had been
Legal and Compliance Consultant, Manulife
Kenny is a lawyer with broad corporate and commercial experience in the financial services industry. As a Legal and Compliance Consultant at Manulife, Kenny provides legal and strategic advice to the insurance business and supports regulatory projects. Kenny is also currently pursuing his MBA and CPA designation.
Kenny is licensed with Law Society of Ontario and was called to the bar in 2013. He articled at the Superior Court of Justice, where he conducted legal research and prepared written and oral opinions, Since then, he’s continued a dynamic practice, including advising financial institutions in connection with the enforceability of loans and security agreements and drafting consumer loan-financing agreements in a “
Director of Services, Services
and Housing in the Province (SHIP)
Leslie Barnes is presently the Director of Services at Services and Housing In the Province (SHIP). She has over 20 years’ of combined experience working with vulnerable populations including those with mental health, developmental disabilities, addictions, homeless and youth. The past 18 of which have been in a progressive management role.
She is a strong advocate for continuous
Associate Director of Facilities, Business and Community Development, and Chief Financial Officer, Toronto Catholic District School Board
Having worked in the municipal sector for over 15 years, Lloyd Noronha is a financial professional with experience in strategic planning, reporting, budgeting, investments and project management.
Prior to joining the TCDSB, Lloyd was the Director of Financial Planning and Development Finance and the Deputy City Treasurer with the City of Vaughan. He holds two undergraduate degrees in science and business and is a Chartered Professional Accountant. Lloyd grew up in the Mississauga/Brampton area and currently resides in Caledon with his wife and three small children.
Manager, Systems Planning and Evaluation at Halton Region
Satinder Klair is an experienced public sector leader with expertise in policy and governance. He currently works with the City of Toronto as a Senior Project Manager, where he provides strategic policy and project advice. Prior to this role, Satinder worked as a Management Consultant with the City Manager’s Office and as a Senior Policy Advisor with the Ontario Government.
Satinder holds a Masters in Public Policy and Governance, and
Shari Lynn Ladanchuk
Past Board Chair
President and CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel
With over 25 years of experience in the social service/nonprofit sector, Shari Lynn Ladanchuk truly believes in the value and values of mentoring and volunteerism. Her 20 years working within the Big Brothers Big Sisters movement has afforded her tremendous opportunity to impact children and youth and their families through her leadership, volunteer endeavours, community development and collaboration efforts and advocacy work. Since 2008, she has held the position of President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel having previously served as Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph since 1999. In this role, she has served as an Accreditor with BBBS of Canada and has provided leadership and support to many national projects and committees within the BBBS movement.
Locally, she is a passionate convener of ideas and is often found exploring shared service models/structures and collective impact efforts through her work with Peel Counts and creative support of the Regional Diversity Roundtable. Shari Lynn has served as the Board Chair of the Peel Leadership Centre since 2013. She believes that good leadership is inclusive leadership and is always looking for ways to unleash and foster the leadership attributes in everyone!
MBA, CPA, CGA, A.I.M.A.
Manager, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis, City of Vaughan
Maggie’s career has spanned over 26 years including over a decade of employment in the financial industry; and carries with her a vast spectrum of experience and knowledge offering close to 15 years of municipal finance experience in long range financial planning, development charge study and growth strategies, asset management, fiscal framework and financial policies, business planning and budgeting, treasury management, capital and reserve accounting and tangible capital assets reporting.