Leadership Committee

Working closely with the Poverty Task Force and County of Wellington, the Guelph-Wellington 20,000 Homes Campaign is supported by a Leadership Committee. The members are:

  • Eddie Alton, Social Services Administrator, County of Wellington
  • Roy Jason Ashdown, Chief Operating Officer, Skyline
  • Stuart Beumer, Director of Ontario Works, County of Wellington
  • Rev. John Borthwick, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
  • Warden George Bridge, County of Wellington
  • Alison DeMuy, Senior Manager, Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network
  • Chief Jeff DeRuyter, Guelph Police Service
  • Raechelle Devereaux, Director of Programs and Services, Guelph Community Health Centre
  • Helen Fishburn, Director of Service, Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington Dufferin
  • Mayor Cam Guthrie, City of Guelph
  • Gail Hoekstra, Executive Director, Welcome-in Drop In Centre
  • Paul Holoyke, Chair, Centre Wellington Social Justice Group
  • Inspector Scott Lawson, Detachment Commander, County of Wellington OPP
  • Jane Londerville, Chair, Community Advisory Board
  • Lloyd Longfield, Member of Parliament – Guelph
  • Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health
  • Kithio Mwanzia, President & CEO, Guelph Chamber of Commerce
  • Hon. Liz Sandals, Member of Provincial Parliament – Guelph
  • Shakiba Shayani, Community Investment Manager, United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin
  • John Small, Resource and Information Specialist, Anishnabeg Outreach
  • Barb Swartzentruber, Senior Advisor Policy & Intergovernmental Affairs, City of Guelph
  • David Thornley, Executive Director, Guelph Community Health Centre
  • Suzanne Trivers, Executive Director, Mount Forest Family Health Team
  • Frank Valeriote, Lawyer, Smith Valeriote
  • Brenda Whiteside, Associate Vice President Student Affairs, University of Guelph
  • Marty Williams, Executive Director, Downtown Guelph Business Association

Staff:

  • Randalin Ellery, Coordinator, Guelph & Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination
  • Ryan Pettipiere, Special Services Manager, County of Wellington