Norah Chaloner, a retired public health nurse with organic farming experience, is a long-time volunteer enthusiast of water and environmental protection. Norah is sitting as Chair of the Board of Directors and the Business Plan committee, and is our Community Liaison.
Robert Pavlis is a retired business owner who now operates Guelph’s largest private garden and is author of several gardening books and two gardening blogs. He is also a Master Gardener and teaches a number of garden and garden design courses. Robert is chairing the Finance Committee.
Val Morse is a retired teacher/librarian with experience on several Guelph non-profit boards, including the Guelph Arts Platform and the Family Mental Health Network. As a proponent of sustainability and environmental stewardship, Val is sitting as Secretary/Treasurer and chair of the Governance Committee.
Alex Smith is a retired lawyer, having served as a Crown Attorney and senior manager in the Ontario Public Service during his 32 year career. He brings a keen interest in the heritage of the proposed site. Alex is sitting on the Governance Committee
Chantal Hollander works in Communications and IT at the Adler School in Toronto and is a long time Guelph musician and community member. Chantal is sitting as chair of the Promotion Committee.
Abdelsalam Elfahal has valuable experience in environment and sustainable development working for international organizations in conducting studies, developing plans, and monitoring and evaluating projects and programs. This experience included environmental education and awareness activities. Salam is sitting on the Business Plan Committee.