Gord Glagau, President
Robert Windrum, Vice-President, Director of Governance
Georgette Gregory, Secretary/Treasurer
Gord Glagau, President
Gord Glagau has over 20 years’ experience in the banking and secure logistics industries, as well as an extensive background in international banking operations, product and marketing strategy, and process integration and outsourcing. Most recently, Mr. Glagau was the Vice-President, Solutions Delivery, and a member of the Executive Steering Committee for Brink’s Canada. Prior to Brink’s, Gord has had success in financial services consulting throughout Canada, the US and Australia. He holds a Master’s of Arts (Economics) degree from McGill University and a Bachelor’s of Commerce (Honours) degree in finance from the University of Ottawa. Gord is also a CFA® charterholder.
Robert Windrum, Vice-President,
Director of Governance
With over 30 years of experience in the non-profit, charitable sector, Robert Windrum has worked in arts and culture, education, and healthcare. He is currently the Executive Director of Project Sunshine Canada, which provides various programs to children in hospitals and healthcare facilities, while providing wellness support to parents and caregivers. His previous employment includes major gift fundraising for the Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation at UHN as well as the General Manager of the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives. He holds a BFA in visual art from the University of Lethbridge with additional studies at the Banff Centre School of Fine Art and the Freie Kunstschule Hamburg, Germany. His volunteer involvement within the HIV/AIDS community includes the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) as Co-Chair of SNAP! A Photographic Fundraiser from 2005 – 2007. He is also a seven-time rider in the Friends for Life Bike Rally (Toronto to Montreal) supporting the Toronto People with AIDS Foundation 2005 – 2015.
Georgette Gregory, Secretary/Treasurer
Georgette Gregory is a Nurse Practitioner by profession — having years of experience working with street youth, sex workers and other vulnerable groups. She currently works with the Sisters of St. Joseph as their Health and Medical Support person to aging sisters not living in the Care Centre. Georgette has been on the board of Wellesley Central Residences Inc. since 2011, having worked previously with the Wellesley Cooperation and acting as Chair of the Community Advisory Panel for their Health Bus — where she has been an on-bus volunteer since 1977. She has participated on numerous boards over the years, including the Community Advisory Panel for St. Michael’s Hospital and COPA (Community Organization for People with Addictions) as well as various nursing associations. Georgette is a graduate of St. Michael University and McMaster University.
Robert Oliver is a retired Coordinator of Provincial schools who has also worked cooperatively with key Ministry agencies to provide assistance to blind, deaf and learning-disabled offenders in residential settings. He currently sits on the Community Police Liaison Committee (CPLC), which deals with crime and engagement with vulnerable youth and adults. A long-time resident of the neighbourhood, Robert has served on the Upper Jarvis Neighbourhood Association (UJNA), which focuses on quality of life for all local residents — including those in need of social services and residential support. He also chaired the Land Use Committee when the Wellesley and Princess Margaret Hospitals closed and lands became available for redevelopment. Robert has a Master’s degree in administration and is a designated fellow of the American Association on Mental Deficiency for outstanding contributions to the field.
Shannon Kinch is a resident of Toronto, currently practicing law in the Region of Peel as an in-house lawyer for the Children’s Aid Society of the Region of Peel. Shannon obtained a Joint Honours B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and an L.L.B. from the University of Windsor. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2010. Shannon is passionate about helping others, both locally and abroad and has volunteered for a number of organizations that are dedicated to providing support to vulnerable members of society.
As a women’s equality advocate experienced in community development, community-based training, education and research, Joanne Lindsay has managed learning programs in Toronto, while working to incorporate a gender lens into national labour market research and policy development. She also completed a research study tour of worker co-operatives in eastern and southern Africa. Since 2008, she has been focused on HIV research, recently completing Board terms with the Ontario AIDS Network (OAN) and the Board of the Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN). Joanne has a Master’s degree in Community Development/Action Research (Environmental Studies, York University), an Honours BA in Geography (University of Alberta) and works as a Community Investigator with CANOC (Canadian HIV Observational Cohort Collaboration), researching the link between HIV, HPV and cancer risks for HIV+ women.
Shanil Ebrahim is the Health AI Leader at Omnia (Artificial Intelligence Practice) at Deloitte Canada. He is a Clinical Epidemiologist, and also holds a joint appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University, and as a Researcher in the Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford University. Shanil has strong expertise in the use of data, analytics, AI, and research in understanding drivers of patient outcomes, behaviours and experience. Shanil has worked extensively with public and private sector organizations nationally and internationally, and has had his work covered in 75+ publications in high-impact scientific journals. He completed a Postdoctorate at Stanford University, PhD in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University, and an MSc in Medical Science and Bioethics at the University of Toronto.
Keith Hambly was Executive Director of Fife House for more than a decade. During his tenure, he helped expand housing options to include homeless HIV+ individuals with mental health and active substance use issues, and those aging with complex needs. In 2016, he guest lectured at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, as Fife received the Robert Carr Research Award for its work in housing and HIV research. Keith has also been awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal, recognizing his efforts in the non-profit housing sector. Currently, Keith sits on the boards of the Ontario HIV Treatment Network and Toronto Central LHIN Mid East Health Link. He has served on various local, provincial and national housing and HIV committees, and is past President of the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association. Now back with the NFPO Fred Victor, Keith is Vice President of Programs and Services — addressing issues such as Housing and Housing Access, Health, Case Management and Community Supports, and Employment Training.
With over 20 years’ consulting experience assisting organizations around the world with problem-solving, Jacqueline McDonnell is currently a Director in HR Technology at Deloitte Canada. She takes a lead role in mentoring, team development, building pillar sponsorship within the Workday national practice, client relationships and business building. Her industry background includes commercial, Higher Education and non-profit accounts in a variety of technologies. She has also held adjunct professor positions at two universities. Jacqueline has consulted pro bono for social service agencies and international non-governmental organizations — empowering them to continue their improvement efforts. She holds a Bachelors of Social work from McGill University and a Masters of Education from the University of Massachusetts. Her experience includes positions within the youth court system, hospital social services, community social services for the elderly, in addition to being a community development advocate. Jacqueline continues to volunteer with the youth and the elderly in her community and has done so since 1978.