ABOUT US
Our People

Wesley’s administrators provide direction for our organization.

Staff Team

Rashed Afif

Director, Newcomer, Community & Residential Services


Faiza Bhatti

Director, Housing Services – Halton


Rosemary Boateng

Director, Newcomer & Employment Services


Andrea Buttars

Chief Development Officer


Josey Kitson

Chief Operating Officer & Assistant Executive Director


Chak Lee

Chief Finance Officer


Melissa Lodge Rodney

Chief Human Resources Officer


Jennifer Ryan

Director, Children & Family Services


Don Seymour

Executive Director


Denise Scott

Senior Director, Children, Youth & Family Services


Antonio Stanissa

Director, Housing Services – Hamilton


Board of Directors

As a registered non-profit organization, our volunteer Board of Directors provides governance through their expertise, talent and leadership.

Julie Vernon Holmes

Chair


Ms. Shirley Bainbridge


Rev. Jim Cairney


Ryan Hay


Klim Khomenko


Mr. Bartek Lasota

Secretary/Treasurer


Mr. Chak Lee

Ex-Officio


Lebené Numekevor


Heather Padgett


Mr. Kaush Parameswaran

Vice Chair


Mr. Don Seymour

Ex-officio


Guru Shimoga


Cheryl-Ann Stadelbauer-Sampa

Ex-officio


Jake Stephenson


Mr. Howard Williamson

Past Chair


Make a Difference

We are one of the longest standing non-profits in the region, serving Hamilton, Halton and Brantford. We fight for those battling the effects of poverty, in every stage and from every walk of life.

The Wesley community acknowledges the land on which we work and live in Hamilton, Halton and Brantford. In Hamilton, this is situated upon the traditional territories of the Erie, Neutral, Huron-Wendat, Haudenosaunee and Mississaugas…

Read more on Wesley’s Land Recognition below. Or learn more about Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at Wesley

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