Board of Directors

Jim Restall

Jim Restall

Director

Now retired, Jim Restall was most recently a Senior Consultant with the Northwest Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). His strong background in project, financial and issue management in the acute, ...


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Tracy Buckler

Director

Tracy is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Joseph’s Care Group. Her leadership and managerial experience in the public sector is a valuable addition to the board.Tracy feels ...


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Mary Catherine Chambers

Secretary

Mary Catherine Chambers practices labour and employment law with Buset & Partners. She is a member of the Human Resources Professional Association of Northern Ontario and served for six years on the ...


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Justine Jekker

Director

Justine Jecker completed her undergraduate and Master’s studies at McMaster University in the mid-2000’s. In her final occupational therapy placement, she came to Thunder Bay and completed ...


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Mayor Keith Hobbs

Mayor Keith Hobbs

Director

Mayor Keith Hobbs is now serving his second term as Mayor of the City of Thunder Bay, and was elected as a first-time political candidate in 2010. Prior to his election, Mayor Hobbs served as a member ...


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Shelly Hill

Treasurer

Shelley Hill is currently the Senior Accounting and Financial Analyst for Hydro One Remote Communities and has more than 20 years’ experience in the public sector accounting and financial management ...


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Gloria Hendrick-Laliberte

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Ryan McDonnell

Chair

Ryan MacDonnell is a high school teacher with the Lakehead District School Board. He has been involved with Shelter House for a number of years leading a group of his students to prepare meals in our ...


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Robert Robson

Robert Robson

Vice Chair

Dr. Rob Robson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Indigenous Learning as well as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of History at Lakehead University. With his interest in housing issues ...


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Jerry Williams

Past Chair

Jerry Williams has been a dedicated volunteer with the Board of Shelter House for over 16 years. During this time, Jerry has provided his leadership, financial management skills and motivation to assist ...


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