E3 has benefitted greatly over the years from the leadership of a strong Board. The Board represents a cross-section of professions and experience from throughout the communities we serve.
Mark Redmond, President
Mark has served various communities in many ways over the years, as a highly respected high school teacher, as Mayor of Osprey Township and as a Liberal candidate for this riding. He may be best known for his untiring dedication to The Good Food Box. This kind of caring community spirit is a great asset to E3.
Dr. Peter Roberts, Past President
Dr. Roberts has served many years on E3’s Board; 12 years, including 4 as President and following a two year absence, began his second term in 2011 and elected President from 2015 to 2018. He has provided leadership on many committees as well over the years. He is also on his Church Board and enjoys skiing in the winter and canoeing in the summer.
Sean Ainley, Vice President
Sean grew up in Wasaga Beach and attended high school in Collingwood. He then went on to earn his BA from the University of Western Ontario and his law degree from Bond University in Australia. Sean practices law in Midland and has been on E3’s Board since 2011.
Matthew Wells, Treasurer
Matthew is retired from a career in banking. Being a Rotarian, he has a strong belief in giving back to the community and does so at every opportunity. Matthew is in his second term on E3’s Board and also gives of his time to E3’s Golf and Executive Committees. His talent as a photographer has also resulted in raising funds for E3 through sales of his framed photographs. Matthew’s second term on E3’s Board began in 2012.
Karen Willison, Secretary
Karen served on E3’s Board several years ago and returned in 2013. She has been a staunch supporter of E3 through the Golf Committee and supporting the tournament in myriad ways. As a realtor and as a Rotarian, Karen has a strong sense of community and her knowledge has helped the Board make informed decisions. Karen’s energy, dedication and outgoing personality, is a welcomed addition to the Board table.
Dr. Farel Anderson
This is Dr. Anderson’s third term as a Board member of E3. For the past 25 years, Farel has been a strong advocate for the people in E3’s service and a welcomed voice at the Board table. We are grateful for his continued support of our agency and look forward to having him as a fellow Board member for many years to come.
Sheri has retired from her position as Special Education Resource Teacher and has started her own non-profit agency, supporting youth leaving high school. This was a huge undertaking and it has proven to be a great success. Sheri has always given of herself and is filling a valuable and much-needed service in our community. Sheri has been an E3 Board member since 2009.
Susan has served on E3’s Board in the past and has stayed connected through her many volunteer contributions. She served Rotary for many years, including roles as President and New Generations Director. Susan has worked in agencies in the developmental sector so has experience and compassion for the people E3 serves.
Max has worked in the financial services industry for six years, four of those with IG Wealth Management (formerly Investors Group). Though it is a financial planning firm, Max’s focus is on retirement and estate planning. Max graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a degree in mathematics. Local to Collingwood, Max was chosen by the Connection’s Reader’s Choice Awards as 2015’s “Favourite Financial Planner” in the Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Clearview Township, and the Blue Mountains area. Max worked in the Arctic for 4 continuous summers during university. He is active in the local soccer community, coaching and playing, and is President of the Wasaga Beach BNI networking group and Member of the Collingwood and Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce.
Jesse joined the E3 Board in 2016. As a project engineer with a prominent local company, Jesse adds another dimension to the experience around the Board table. He is eager to help out and make a difference in the community.
Mira is an Associate Lawyer at Barriston Law in Collingwood. She practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate (both residential and commercial) and Wills and Estates. Mira was called to the Bar in Ontario in 2012 after completing her law degree at Queen’s University and her Articles at the Toronto law firm Fasten, Marineau, DuMoulin. Mira joined the E3 Board in 2015.
Mary Jane Santori
As a parent and as a true believer in community, Mary Jane has made countless contributions since making Collingwood her home. She is in her second term on E3’s Board, having returned in 2016. Her experience and giving spirit make for a great combination at the Board table. Her business background and practical experience caring for her daughter, enables her to see both sides of an issue.
W. Jack Sim
Like many of us, after years as a seasonal visitor, Jack is a full-time resident of Collingwood and is the Adaptive Specialist at Blue Mountain Resort. Jack’s career has been in housing and recreation for people with physical and developmental disabilities in a number of locations across Canada. Jack currently volunteers with organizations in Canada and the U.S.A. teaching skiing to children with disabilities and disabled veterans.