Our Board

We're proud of  our Board.  Our Directors have a demonstrated passion for helping those less fortunate.  Their diverse education and experience ensures we carry out our mission effectively within a responsible framework of financial and legal governance .


John Lilly, Founder

Executive Director

Principal,  Reson8 Agency Inc.

Areas of expertise include Digital Media, Branding, Communications

John Snell, Director

Founder and President, NMTeaB Consultancy

Areas of expertise include International Relations, Sustainable Development Ethics, Procurement


Daniela Pacheco, Director

Lawyer Neinstein  LLP

Areas of expertise include Legal, Governance, Social Justice


Adrian Kupesic, Director

Director,  Public Affairs and Governance at Ontario Long Term Care Association

Areas of expertise include Government Relations,  Senior Housing and Long Term Care Advocacy,  Governance Policy Development

Karen Lilly,  Director 

Senior Human Resources Business Partner Technology, BMO Financial Group

Areas of expertise include , Learning and Development, Facilitation and Training,  Talent management, Leadership Succession Planning,  Coaching and Strategy,  HR Specialist

Alexandra Soares, Director

Senior Manager, Workforce Solutions , Personal and Business Banking Canada, BMO Financial Group

Areas of expertise include Talent Acquisition and Retention Specialist, Strategic Business Advisor, Transformational Change Leader

Margot Algie, Director

Retired,  Communications and Project Management

Areas of expertise include Producer Charitable Events, Fundraising,  Volunteer Management