Board of Directors
The following individuals champion our strategic direction of the organization. Our board is diverse in age, industry, and gender identity, which allows us to speak on and be accountable for the intersections of the Black and racialized community.
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Meet Our Board
Aaron George is a transformational coach and Insurance Advisor. He believes that learning and development is a main component to living a successful life. Aaron has been a trainer/coach for over 10 years. He started his career as a junior accountant; and transitioned into training and coaching, a result of the many life lessons he learned while going through a divorce at the age of 23.
While working to rise up from depression and all the things that accompany divorce, Aaron realized that the tools that can be used for healing were already in his possession through his subconscious mind.
Aaron has furthered his skill set with certifications from Langevin Learning Services and Fowler Wainwright Institute. He uses a combination of his own life lessons and systems acquired from his certifications to assist his clients in achieving their desired outcomes.
Aaron has a passion for community development and has volunteered his time to various causes over the past 7 years.
Tina Gandhi, B.A., M.S.W, R.S.W. (she/her)
Tina Gandhi, B.A., M.S.W, R.S.W., is a Registered Social Worker for over 20 years, in the areas of disability and mental health. She was selected as the Inspirational Leader Award from the Ontario Association of Social Workers in 2022 due to her commitment and dedication to the families (at Surrey Place), staff and community throughout the pandemic. She was a keynote speaker for the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, discussing the value of social work with families of children who have autism.
She is a social worker for the Adult Program at Surrey Place, counselling diverse families, individuals, siblings and leading caregiver support groups in ACT. She values interdisciplinary teamwork and community collaboration to support families. She brings a passion for mental wellness and innovation to her work, by creating various workshops and groups to best meet families’ needs. She is a Master Level ASIST (Suicide Prevention) trainer and a mental health Ambassador for Surrey Place.
Her previous work experiences have included leading multidisciplinary children’s mental health teams, intensive child and family counselling, and co-leading concurrent parent and child therapy groups.
Andrew Kinlocke is a devoted community member, spending most of his time volunteering in city operated homeless shelters in Toronto and surrounding areas.
Andrew’s commitment to social justice is unwavering, given him the passion to continue the fight for justice for systematically underrepresented communities. This drive has prompted him to acquire his paralegal credentials at George Brown College in Toronto.
Becoming a paralegal has provided Andrew with the legal tenet to connect with youths, adults, and families in need of legal counsel, and provide them with relevant and meaningful information to help in their cause.
Join Our Board of Directors
We’re looking to add dynamic individuals to our Board!
We are looking for individuals interested in supporting the local community, who are good communicators and who enjoy working as part of an extraordinary team. Previous Board experience is required. Additional experience in the following areas would be a definite asset: