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Hamilton Community Foundation

Board of Directors 2018-2019

as of June 19, 2018

Teresa Smith
President, Hamilton General Hospital
Board Chair

Brent J. Foreman, BA, LL.B
Partner, SimpsonWigle LAW LLP
Past Chair

Bob Savage
VP, Manufacturing, ArcelorMittal Dofasco (retired)

Dr. Marousia Ahmed
Professor Emeritus | Department of French, McMaster University

Laura Cattari
Advocate, Community Engagement and Media

Tyler Cowie

Dr. Juliet Daniel
Professor, Department of Biology, McMaster University

Sandra Edrupt
General Manager, Strategy & Business Planning, ArcelormittalDofasco (retired)

Dr. Bill Evans
Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Oncology, McMaster University/President, Oncosynthesis Consulting Inc.

Assad Hoosein
Manager of Facilities, Hamilton Public Library

Anju Joshi
Associate (Teaching) Professor, Department of Health, Aging & Society, McMaster University

Milé Komlen
Consultant, Ethical Associates Inc.

Stephen Kulakowsky
Partner, Core Urban Inc.

Sarah Murphy
Investment Advisor/Portfolio Manager, CIBC Wood Gundy

Mario Paron, CPA, CA, CPA (Illinois)
Canadian Managing Partner & Regional Managing Partner KPMG (Americas)

Kathy Watts
Vice-President Finance & CFO, Hamilton Health Sciences (retired)

Marita Zaffiro, BScPhm, MBA
President & CEO, Marchese Health Care


Terry Cooke
President & CEO
905-523-5600 x 224
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Melissa Klaver
Corporate Secretary | Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
905-523-5600 x 227
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Philanthropic Services

Jill Anderson
Director, Philanthropic Services
905-523-5600 x 254
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Sheree Meredith
Advisor, Philanthropic Services
905-523-5600 x 246
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Allan Enriquez
Administrator, Philanthropic Services
905-523-5600 x 253
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Grants and Community Initiatives

Matt Goodman
Vice-President, Grants & Community Initiatives
905-523-5600 x 259
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Sharon Charters
Manager, Grants
905-523-5600 x 242
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Lorraine Valmadrid
Acting Manager, Community Initiatives
905-523-5600 x 222
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Sarah Glen (currently on leave)
Manager, Community Initiatives
905-523-5600 x 222
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Jennifer Pearson
ABACUS Grad Track Project Co-Ordinator
905-523-5600 x 249
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Tami Henderson
Administrative Assistant, Grants
905-523-5600 x 241
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Community Relations

Grace Diffey, APR, FCPRS
Vice-President, Community Relations
905-523-5600 x 260
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Michael Parente
Communications Specialist
905-523-5600 x 263
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Tracy Varcoe
Administrative Assistant/Webmaster
905-523-5600 x 223
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Finance and Administration

Annette Aquin, CPA, CA
Executive Vice-President, Finance & Operations
905-523-5600 x 243
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Yulena Wan, CPA, CA
Manager, Corporate Services
905-523-5600 x 228
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Angel Li
Senior Accountant
905-523-5600 x 245
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Yvonne Yeoh
Executive Assistant 
905-523-5600 x 226
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Morag Halsey
Receptionist/Foundation Support Assistant
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Abul Hassan
905-523-5600 x 230
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