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Board & Leadership

Our Board Members

The Lutherwood Board of Governors is composed of community-minded volunteers who are responsible for establishing Lutherwood's vision, mission and values, setting its strategic plan, approving the budget and ensuring the agency delivers the best possible service to its clients and community.

Sunny Field (Chair)
Investment Advisor
CIBC Wood Gundy
Omar McLean, Principal
Wagner, Livock & Associates Financial Services Inc.
W.R. (Bill) Allen
Deputy Minister of Tourism, Ontario (retired)
Trent Robinson
Businessperson (retired)
James Chmiel, President
Erb & Erb Insurance Brokers Ltd.
Cynthia Sundberg
Vice President Operations & Administration, Virtual Causeway
President, School of Rock
Kitchener - Waterloo
Carolyn Graham, Principal
Clemens Mills Public School
Ann Van Norman (Secretary)
School Teacher (retired)
Chris Hewitt (Treasurer)
Associate Vice President
TD Bank

Our Senior Leaders

Lutherwood's Senior Leadership Team is responsible for executing the Strategic Plan and operations of Lutherwood, and reports through the Chief Executive Officer to the Board of Governors.

Leadership Team in 2017


Dr. John Colangeli
Chief Executive Officer
Kathy Payette
Director, Community Mental Health Services
Tricia Burbidge
Chief Administrative Officer
Sherri McDermid
Director, Employment & Housing Stability Services
Andrea Dunn
Director, Human Resources
Chris Sellers
Director, Communications, Marketing & Strategy
Heather Fedy
Director, Operations, Mental Health Services
Sherrie Hyde
Risk Manager

Lutherwood Child and Family Foundation

Donna Buchan
Executive Director

Luther Village on the Park

Rebecca Roy
Executive Director

Margo Blayney
Director, Operations