Hopewell is governed by a dedicated and caring group of individuals from various backgrounds and experiences. They generously volunteer their time to assist Hopewell in achieving its Mission and Vision and to being a high-quality community resource for individuals and families requiring specialized supports.
The board is always looking for talented, committed and independent individuals that have expertise in various skills sets. If you are interested in learning more about a board position with Hopewell please contact Chair, Elizabeth Bowden at email@example.com
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Director - Peter Pickfield: joined in 2013. Peter is a partner in Garrod Pickfield LLP, an environmental and municipal law practice. He is a volunteer from Hopewell's parent/family community and sits on the Finance/HR Committee.
Director - Jordan Carmichael: joined in 2018. Jordan is a Manager of Financial Services with TD Bank. Jordan volunteers on the Fundraising and Marketing Committee.
Director - Wendy Jespersen joined the board in 2019 and has a background in fundraising and marketing communications, not-for-profit, event planning, and magazine publishing. She is currently Manager, Advancement Communications, in the department of Alumni Affairs and Development at the University of Guelph. She is a member of the Marketing/Fundraising Committee.
Director - Stephanie Smith joined the board in 2019 and comes from a career in Corporate Development in the nonprofit sector. She is currently a campaign manager for United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin. She also volunteers her time as the Adult Coordinator for Western Region Ringette, and as a committee member for Guelph Gives. Stephanie is a member of the Capital Assets Committee.