Cindi resides in Niagara-on-the-Lake where she owns and operates her interior design business.
Cindi’s career includes employment with the Federal Government as Chairperson of the Employment Insurance Board of Referees for the District of Niagara, and from 2015 to 2018 she served as a United Nations delegate for the Commission on the Status of Women travelling to New York, New York, to represent Canada.
Cindi served on the Board of the YWCA Niagara Region and is currently the co-chair of the YWCA Capital Campaign. Cindi has also served on the regional Youth Without Secure Housing Committee, Capital Campaign for Pathstone Mental Health and the Niagara Early Years Steering Committee.
Carl resides in Welland and works at Cotton Inc. as a Manager. Carl’s involvement with moving the Habitat for Humanity Niagara Board towards a Governance model has been invaluable. Carl is a past Board member and President of Niagara Construction Association and a past member and President the local Canadian Progress Club.
Harry resides in St. Catharines and was a Senior Partner at Lancaster Brooks & Welch LLP. Recently retired, Harry carried on a general practice of law in St. Catharines since 1968. In 2018 her attained a milestone in the legal community, celebrating 50 years of practice. His experiences and passion for the Niagara Region and its residents, make him a valuable contributor to the Habitat for Humanity team.
Andy resides in St. Catharines and is a CPA, CA, at the Fallsview Group. Andy’s financial background has allowed him to be a contributor on Habitat for Humanity Niagara’s Finance and Risk Management committee. Andy is a passionate and proud resident of the Niagara region and is engaged in multiple local charitable causes.
Bob resides in Grimsby and was the Town of Grimsby’s longest serving Mayor (15 years). He has over 24 years of experience as an elected official and has been involved with many charities, including Habitat Niagara, whether in a volunteer capacity or through fundraising efforts.
Frank resides in Fonthill and after an active career in the healthcare industry for over 45 years, he now consults in this field. He is the principal owner of HRI Healthcare Consulting and provides consulting services for RPG Consulting. Since 1999, he has been an Accreditation Surveyor with Accreditation Canada, providing healthcare accreditation surveying in Canada, Middle East, Europe and South America. Frank has served on the Boards of the Niagara Falls Community Health Centre and the Fort Erie Chamber of Commerce.
Carolee has been a downtown St.Catharines resident for over 25 years. She and her husband are partners in Startbystarting Business Consulting which serves clients from Niagara to Toronto. Carolee spent many years in the construction industry before starting a business management consulting firm. Carolee has served on school parent councils, church outreach that serves our local migrant worker community and also Grape & Wine Parade committee. She is committed to investing in and supporting local businesses.
Miles has been a resident of Niagara with his family for over 15 years and is passionate about the great community and the opportunities it presents. He has been in the mortgage brokering industry for over 25 years developing companies, growing the industry and assisting Canadians find their way to homeownership.
Melissa was born and raised in St. Catharines and works in the Insurance Industry managing both the St. Catharines and Welland Allstate Agencies. She is very passionate about social causes including homelessness and food security. Melissa also supports and volunteers with Pathstone Mental Health, Community Care as well as multiple initiatives in the school community and minor sports.
Calvin resides in Grimsby and works as a pharmacist at Niagara Health Systems and occasionally in community pharmacies across the Niagara region. As a healthcare professional, he has seen firsthand the importance of affordable housing for the health of his patients. He also volunteers with the Niagara Workforce Planning Board and enjoys volunteer work with immigrants and students.
Doug is a CPA, CA and is the Vice President of Finance at CAA Niagara. He is a lifelong resident of Niagara and has previously been involved in the community with youth sports in Lincoln for many years. He was a former Treasurer of Niagara Child and Youth Services (now Pathstone Metal Health) and was on the Board for Niagara Squash. Doug is eager to contribute further to the community by helping to foster the goals of Habitat Niagara.
Carolyn is a professional realtor with Royal LePage N R Realty and is a long term resident of Grimsby. She serves as president of the Grimsby Rotary @Noon, and is proud to champion two habitat builds in Grimsby. She also has volunteered with the Grimsby Benevolent Fund for the past 25 years.