Our Board of Directors

Our Vision:
To give children and youth with special needs the opportunity to reach their best potential.

Our Mission:
Assist in raising the necessary funds to ensure that George Jeffrey Children’s Centre is able to fulfill its mission of enriching the lives of children and youth with physical and developmental disabilities living in our community and Northwestern Ontario.

Our Values:
We believe that:

  • Everything we do needs to be in partnership with the Centre
  • What we do together can help children have the opportunity they deserve: to just be “kids”
  • Every donation makes a difference
  • Every donor deserves appreciation and recognition
  • Every encounter and opportunity can be maximized

We uphold the highest ethical standards through:

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Commitment
  • Openness
  • Transparency
  • Innovation and Continuous Improvement

Our Board of Directors 2017-2018

George Jeffrey Children’s Foundation is governed by a dedicated volunteer board of directors that include 12 individual representatives of business, special interest groups and families served by the Centre.
If you are interested in joining our Board of Directors, please click here. 


Stephen Kontzie - President
Ryan Gagnon - Vice-President
Michael Duncan - Treasurer
Nancy Rissanen - Secretary


Aldo Fata, Kim Latimer, Tyler Manning, Kevin Matthews, Stephen Margarit

Executive Director - Steven MacDonald



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