Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities is governed by a distinguished community-based board who reflect the communities we serve.
Meet our current board of directors:
Meet our current board of directors:
Is currently an information technology professional specializing in IT strategic planning, portfolio management, testing, data conversion, and systems integration. She has worked for multiple Canadian financial institutions supporting retail lending, credit cards, merchant services, and auto finance. Currently an Associate Vice President at TD Bank Group, Sandra is responsible for supporting TD Wealth Management capabilities such as client communications, portfolio management, fees, compensation, regulatory and taxes. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Toronto and a PMP certification. She is passionate about community involvement and professional development; she is a mentor-volunteer of new Canadian IT professional immigrants and is an active member of the Women-in-Leadership chapter for her business unit.
Is currently a Director, Communications with Manulife in Toronto. She has a Masters of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and French Literature from the University of British Columbia. She is a member of the Danforth East Community Association and is fluent in written and oral French and proficient in oral Portuguese and Spanish. She is also a member of the Capacity Canada's MatchBoard program.
Is currently a Chartered Professional Accountant with progressive experience in the not-for-profit sector including: Director of Finance at Abilities Centre and Controller at United Way. He is currently a Principal with Primacc and has a Master of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University, a certificate in Human Resources Management from Ryerson University and a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from the University of Waterloo.
Is currently a policy and management consultant specializing in projects in the public and nonprofit sectors. She is the Academic Coordinator and teaches in the Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Management program at Ryerson University and also teaches a course on local government. In addition to her consulting experience, Caryl has 20 years’ experience in municipal government in Toronto and in London, England. She has served on a variety of voluntary boards and associations. Caryl holds an MPA from the School of Policy Studies, Queen's University and an MSc in Planning Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Is currently a registered nurse, is a senior leader and executive with over 25 years of experience in the health care field including the Acute, Community and Mental Health Sectors, and has led change and the provision of innovative solutions to support both adult and children's health care. Janice is CEO of JD & Associates a professional consulting practice specializing in strategy development, planning and facilitating organizational and system change, Board governance, oversight and renewal. Janice's volunteer work includes chair of committees at professional associations and with district health councils. Janice holds a BSN, MS, MBA and is a Fellow f the Wharton School of Finance.
Has over 15 years as Head of Operations (until April 2016) with the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), a sovereign wealth fund with a global, diversified portfolio of holdings across sector of geographies and asset classes. He received "Industry Legend" award in November 2016 from Global Custodian magazine. He is co-founder and managing partner of Soterium, a consulting firm and advises investment managers, pension funds, family investment offices and other asset owners. Sudha is an Associate of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, U.K. and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investments, U.K. He currently holds board and committee positions in various non-profit organizations.
Is currently a Senior Business Analyst, Alternate Level of Care and Mental Health and Addictions Program at Cancer Care Ontario. She has over 10 years of health and community care experience at a local, national and international level. Amanda holds a Master of Health Science, Health Administration, and Master of Social Work, Mental Health and Health, from the University of Toronto. She is also a Registered Social Worker (RSW) with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and Certified Health Executive (CHE) with the Canadian College of Health Leaders. Amanda brings a unique and multifaceted lens towards understanding and acting on complex issues in the context of what matters most to patients and families.
Has 7+ years of experience working in Human Resources and Organization Development in both public / private sectors in various industries. She has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Human Resource Management from Ryerson University. Mehvash has progressive experience in recruitment and selection, training and development, labour and employee relations, compensation, benefits, health and safety and strategic HR planning.
Is currently a Litigation Associate at Stikeman Elliott LLP. A lifelong resident of south Scarborough. Patricia possesses a diverse range of advocacy experience in the corporate, administrative and criminal law fields. She is passionate about access to justice and health resources in marginalized communities. She also volunteers her time serving as mock adjudicator for the Refugee Hearing Program at Matthew House where she assists refugee applicants in preparing for hearings before the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. She was previously a caseworker at Parkdale Community Legal Services in the Landlord and Tenant Division and a consultant with Community Legal Education Ontario. Patricia holds a JD from Osgoode Hall Law School where she was a Harley D. Hallet scholar, an MA from the University of Maryland-College Park Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice and a BA in Political Science from the University of Toronto.
Is currently a Program Analyst with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Her work involves developing program and policy that addresses patient access to primary care in rural and urban areas across Ontario. Mariam has over six (6) years experience in project management of strategic initiatives that address health and social policy issues at the local, provincial, and national level. She is a candidate in the MBA program at the Degroote School of Business at McMaster University, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Studies and Kinesiology from York University.
Is currently a consultant with Newcomer Women's Services, Youth Advisory Board Co-Coordinator / Columns Editor with Shameless Magazine and an Office Assistant / Social Media Assistant with Six Degrees Community Acupuncture in Toronto, Ontario. She has a Diploma in Applied Holistic Nutrition with the Institute of Holistic Nutrition a Doctor of Philosophy Candidate, Master of Arts - Social and Political Thought from York University. She has participated as a volunteer - Social Media Assistant, Communications with Food Secure Canada's 9th Assembly, "Resetting the Table" and was a Member, Steering Committee - Tease Project with Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention as well as a Member, Board of Directors with South Asian Visual Arts Centre.
Is currently working as a Youth Justice Coordinator for the Ministry of the Attorney General. Jane has worked in the criminal justice field for the past sixteen years in a variety of roles including as a Probation and Parole Officer, Court Liaison Officer, and Team Lead for the Victim/Witness Assistance Program. Jane holds a degree in Criminology from the University of Toronto as well as a Court and Tribunal Agent diploma from Seneca College. Jane lives in Scarborough enjoys giving back to the community and is currently the social media coordinator for a local bulldog rescue organization.
Is a business Transformation Consultant at IBM Global Business Services, he has over five (5) years experience in project and change management in the healthcare and higher education sectors; as well as being highly skilled in business process improvement within technology start-ups. With a proven ability to plan, develop, execute and evaluate projects from start to finish. Arjun has completed his Masters of Science in Health Informatics (eHealth) at McMaster University and he holds a Bachelor of Sciences (Health & Political Sciences) from the University of Toronto.