Board of Directors
Hands is governed by a Board of Directors. Our board is made up entirely of volunteers.
2023-2024 Board of Directors
(East Parry Sound) – President
(Nipissing) – Secretary
(West Parry Sound) – Signing Officer
(East Parry Sound)
(Parry Sound) – Honorary Member
Meeting Schedule 2023-2024
Hands’ Board of Directors meets approximately 10 times per year. In addition, the President of the Board of Directors may call special meetings as required. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is held every June.
The Board of Directors meets on the 4th Monday of the month at 5:00 pm (see the full schedule below). Meetings will be a combination of virtual and in-person sessions.
Members of the general public are welcome to attend the open session of all board meetings.
To request attendance at a Board meeting, please contact Paulette Jessup, Executive Assistant to the CEO and Board of Directors, at [email protected].
- August 28, 2023 – Board Member Orientation
- September 25, 2023
- October 23, 2023
- November 27, 2023
- January 29, 2024
- February 26, 2024
- March 25, 2024
- April 22, 2024
- May 27, 2024
- June 2024 – AGM – To Be determined
Strategy and Performance Team
The Strategy and Performance Team makes decisions about organizational matters and operational planning.
Chief Executive Officer
Director of Child and Youth Mental Health Services
Director of Autism, Behavioural and Psychology Services
Dr. Karen Grattan-Miscio
Director of Adult Services
Senior Manager of Human Resources
Senior Manager for Strategy and Continuous Improvement and Communications