211 in Ontario is governed by Ontario 211 Services, a non-profit agency, and provides strategic direction and oversight.
2016/2017 Board of Directors
Jim is the owner and principal of Seagirt Strategies, a management consulting company. He is also a current board member of the Queensway Carleton Hospital. He was also an Associate Partner, Advisory Services, Public Sector with KPMG and was with the Government of Canada for over 30 years which including serving as the Deputy Chief Information Officer.
First Vice-President, Thunder Bay
Daniel is Executive Director of Wesway, respite care services in Thunder Bay. He worked in Government of Ontario for 18 years and in Community Support Services for 17 years.
Mary Wilson Trider
Mary is the President and CEO of Almonte General Hospital and Carleton Place District Memorial. She has over 15 years experience in the health care sector. She has also served as Board Chair, United Way of York Region and as a board member of Queen’s University. She is also a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.
Board Director, London
Alasdair is the Vice President of Finance/Chief Financial Officer of Middlesex Hospital Alliance. He is an experienced Health Care Executive with over 20 years experience. He has the professional accounting designation CPA, CMA and Certified Health Leader. He is active in many health care committees and working groups in the South West Local Health Integration Network catchment area.
Arnold (Arnie) Francis
Board Director, Almonte
Arnie is Vice President of d4projek management inc., a governance consulting company. Arnie also holds the CISA, CPM and CBM designations. Arnie has been involved in community leadership by founding a local refugee resettlement initiative, in exercising a 25-year commitment to advocacy for vulnerable persons and through activities to promote cultural values at the grass roots level.
Ex-officio, United Way Centraide Canada, Toronto
Dan is an Executive Vice President at United Way Centraide Canada with over 15 years experience with United Way Centraide Movement leading strategic initiatives, including 211, public policy and organizational development. His career includes working with the Ontario Provincial Government and private consulting practice related to affordable housing, urban planning and public policy.
Board Director, Toronto
Jason is the Associate Director, Digital Strategy and Alumni Relations at Pathway to Education Canada. He is a Director with the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) and a Digital Marketing Instructor at George Brown College Continuing Education.
Joanne Young Evans
Board Director, Fergus
Joanne is Executive Director of Family and Conselling and Support Services for Guelph-Wellington. She has decades of experience in the non-profit sector. She has also been, and longs to return to being, an avid international volunteer.
R. Kent Gillespie
Board Director, Mississauga
Kent is a retired municipal administrator and lawyer with 32 years of experience. He was the executive lead for Peel’s Customer Contact Centre project including 211 and 311. He is also a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Board Director, Toronto
Vicki is President of Toronto Standard Condo Corporation 2163 and the Fort York Neighbourhood Association. She has also served in the past as former Board Chairs with Community Literacy of Ontario, Northeastern Ontario Network and the Far Northeast Training Board. She was also a coordinator with the Canada Volunteer Income Tax Program in New Liskeard region. She has over 25 years of experience in the Ontario.
Board Director, Pembroke
Michael is the Director/Chief of the County of Renfrew Emergency Services/Paramedic Service. Chief Nolan’s diverse roles have included serving as a Paramedic, Flight Paramedic, Professor, Deputy Chief of the Ottawa Paramedic Service, President of the Paramedic Chiefs of Canada and Director of Emergency Management for the City of Ottawa.