meet OuR team

Homeless Connect Toronto is organized by a group of passionate and committed volunteers from the community. We were chosen and incubated in 2013 by the Centre for Social Innovation as part of the ING Direct Youth Agents for Change.

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Board of directors

  • Mwarigha Shad, Chair (2017 - Present) | Vice-President of Housing and Homelessness, WoodGreen Community Services

  • Jeffrey Li, Secretary (2016 - Present) | Legal Counsel, Loblaw

  • Jennifer Ho, Director (2019 - Present) | Chartered Professional Accountant, McCain Foods Limited

  • Nikki Latta, Director (2018 - Present) | Associate Partner, Assistant General Counsel, Deloitte LLP

  • Richard Teicher, Director (2018 - Present) | Staff Lawyer, University of Toronto, Faculty of Law/Downtown Legal Services

advisor

  • Alexander Zsager, Social and Community Services Consultant

planning committee

MELODY LI  Executive Director

MELODY LI

Executive Director

TIMOTHY YIU  Finance Chair

TIMOTHY YIU

Finance Chair

JESSICA CHEUNG  Services Co-Chair

JESSICA CHEUNG

Services Co-Chair

CELINE CHAN  Sponsorship Co-Chair

CELINE CHAN

Sponsorship Co-Chair

ZOONA KHALID  Volunteer Co-Chair

ZOONA KHALID

Volunteer Co-Chair

TERENCE HA  Logistics Chair

TERENCE HA

Logistics Chair

BENJAMIN WONG  Communications Chair

BENJAMIN WONG

Communications Chair

EMILY FAN  Services Co-Chair

EMILY FAN

Services Co-Chair

ANDREW TOM  Sponsorship Co-Chair

ANDREW TOM

Sponsorship Co-Chair

ELENA WANG  Data Chair

ELENA WANG

Data Chair

STEVEN CHO  Media Relations

STEVEN CHO

Media Relations

ADANETTE FREDERICK  Services Co-Chair

ADANETTE FREDERICK

Services Co-Chair

BONNIE TANG  Volunteer Co-Chair

BONNIE TANG

Volunteer Co-Chair

 

Past board of directors

  • Jessica Elia (2017 - 2018) | Chartered Accountant, Manager, Circle of Care

  • Samia Hussein (2017 - 2018) | Associate, Sherrard Kuzz LLP

  • Sr. Georgette Gregory (2016 - 2018) | Health and Medical Support, Sisters of St. Joseph

  • Azar Farahani, (2013 - 2016) | Agency Review Officer, City of Toronto - Shelter, Support and Housing Administration

  • Priti Saini (2014 - 2015) | Consultant, Deloitte

  • Michael Shapcott (2013 - 2015) | Director of Community Initiatives, Prince’s Charity Canada

  • John Carey (2015) | Past ED of Flemington Neighbourhood Services

  • Linsey McPhee (2013 - 2014) | Past Manager, Toronto Drop-In Network