Board of Directors
Community Living Ontario is led by a skilled and dedicated Board of Directors from across the province that work to ensure people who have an intellectual disability, and their families can advance inclusion in their lives and in the community.
2023/2024 Board of Directors
Jennie Chanda — President
Michael Jacques — Past President
Keira Lum — Vice President
Tim Berry — Treasurer
Tim Berry has been Treasurer for six not-for-profit, charitable organizations over the past 15 years. He is an experienced Treasurer and CFO with extensive oversight experience in finance and IT functions. He has introduced committees, risk registers, and improved financial policies for multiple organizations. Tim actively contributes to governance, strategic planning, and legal matters as a board member.
Chris Beesley — Secretary
Yvonne Spicer — Director-at-Large
Yvonne Spicer, a 44-year-old adult on the Autism Spectrum is a dedicated leader promoting partnerships and improving the lives of people with disabilities. With extensive community involvement, board memberships, and advocacy experience, Yvonne actively listens and encourages self-advocacy. She mentors others and works towards inclusive communities and access to necessary supports. Yvonne's expertise extends to the developmental services sector, emphasizing rights and social role valorization.
MaryBeth Barrett — Director-at-Large
Since 2017, Marybeth has served as a Director on the Community Living Thunder Bay board where she has also sat on the Nominations, Finance and Strategic Planning Committees. She is currently participating in a formal strategic planning process addressing CLTB’s Housing Strategy.
Nicole Canzoneri — Director at Large
Nicole Canzoneri, a dedicated disability studies student, demonstrates leadership, academic excellence, and advocacy for inclusion. With extensive involvement in Community Living Ontario and Autism Service's Inc, she coordinates activities and supports youth with disabilities. Nicole's impact extends from running a Best Buddies chapter in high school to hosting educational projects on institutionalization.
Jennifer Parker — Director-at-Large
Mark Anderson — Director-at-Large
Mark Anderson, an advocate for people with disabilities, is an experienced speaker and presenter. He has held leadership positions in Community Living Ontario and actively participates in committees. Mark's dedication to advocacy is evident through his successful efforts in securing subsidized bus passes. He also has years of customer service experience.
Edward Lau — Director-at-Large
Laura Williams — Director-at-Large
Marcel St-Jean — Director-at-Large
Raymond Leveille — Director-at-Large
Cathy Turner — PEDG-Appointed Director-at-Large
James Taylor — Council-Appointed Director-at-Large
My name is James Taylor I work at Community Living London as a receptionist. I am part of NVA (New Vision Advocates) as the secretary.
I like going for walks. I play Bowling and Golf and powerlifting with Special Olympics. I like going to the movies and spending time with my wife, friends and family; Niece: Morgan and Nephew: Casey.