Our people


Meet some of the people working to create a kinder, more inclusive and supportive place for people living with dementia and see how you can join our team.

Staff Team

Staff & Volunteers at our Fire Truck Pull 

Our team is here to support you. Call 705-748-5131 or Toll Free at 1-800-561-2588 and dial the extension of the staff person you need below, or send an email. All voicemails are forwarded to email so that our staff can receive your messages from their home office during lockdown. 

Executive Director

Leslie Parham - [email protected]  
Ext. 233


Office Manager

Carolyn Hemminger - [email protected]
Ext. 221


First Link® Care Navigator

Lisa Hughes - [email protected] 
Ext. 236


First Link® Primary Care Memory Clinic Social Worker

Anne-Marie Peters - [email protected] 
Ext. 224


Minds in Motion® Coordinator

Jennifer Stubbert - [email protected]
Ext. 225


Young Onset Day Service Coordinator

Joanne Berry - [email protected]
Ext. 237


Support Program Supervisor

Denise Ansell - [email protected]
Ext. 231


Client Support Coordinators                     

Sara deRuiter  - [email protected] Ext. 223

Bonnie Fitzgerald – [email protected]  Ext. 123

Jennifer Gooderham - j[email protected]  Ext. 226      

Meagan Smith – [email protected] Ext. 228

Danielle Vernon - [email protected] Ext. 234

Allison Walsh - [email protected] Ext. 124


Public Education Coordinator

Sarah Cook - [email protected] Ext. 222


Client Education Coordinator

Shelby Barrie - [email protected]  Ext. 222


Volunteer/Friendly Visiting Coordinator

Susan Simmons - [email protected] Ext. 230


Donor Relations Manager

Jennifer Johnstone - [email protected] Ext. 238


Donor Support Assistant

Jayne Barber - [email protected] Ext. 229