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The staff, volunteers, and Board of the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region are strongly committed to supporting people living with dementia, their caregivers, and their families. See who sits on our Board and who is part of our staff, and find out how you can join our team!

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Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors are a diverse group of volunteers dedicated to the governance, overall policy and service direction of the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region.

2021/2022

  • Laura Ford, President
  • Dennis Martin, Past President
  • Tim Wright, Vice President 
  • Heather Doerksen, Treasurer 
  • Catherine Esposito, Secretary
  • Vic Kerschl, Director & Foundation Rep
  • Sherri Turner, Director
  • Maureen Shantz, Director
  • Jennifer Schembri, Director
  • Rene O'Brien, Director
  • David Lorenzo, Director

For more information on joining our Board of Directors, please contact Teena Kindt, Chief Executive Officer or complete our volunteer application form.

Staff

Management Team

Client Programs and Services

Psychogeriatric Resource Consultants

Support/Administration

Career Opportunities

By joining our team, you will be a part of a dynamic group of individuals who all work towards creating dementia-friendly communities and improving the quality of life for persons living with dementia, their care partners, and families.

Inquire today to find out how you can work at the forefront of dementia care.

There are no positions available at this time.

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors are a diverse group of volunteers dedicated to the governance, overall policy and service direction of the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region.

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Career opportunities

By joining our team, you will be a part of a dynamic group of individuals who all work towards creating dementia friendly communities and improving the quality of life for persons living with dementia, their care partners and families.

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Volunteer

You can make a difference in the lives of people living with dementia. Our volunteers are provided certified training programs to enhance their knowledge so they can go into their placements with confidence.

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Contact us

The Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region is here to support all individuals living with dementia, their care partners, family, friends and the general public. If you have any questions about how we can help you, contact our office and someone will respond to you as soon as possible.

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