Todd St. Jean is an Investment Advisor who works with business owners and individuals. Todd helps them achieve their financial goals and life goals through a collaborative approach.
Todd believes that it is essential to have a relationship with an advisor that is based on trust. Todd enjoys helping people and making connections. This passion extends to the community in which he works and lives.
Todd has worked in financial services for 25 years and he has built a large practice and professional network over that time.
Todd has previous board experience with the Lakehead University Alumni Scholarship Classic golf tournament (Bill Keeler Memorial Golf Classic) as well as the Westfort Hockey Association. He was also a Gift Planning Advisor with the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation.
Todd Studied Commerce at Concordia University in Montreal and in the year 2000 he attained his Certified Financial Planner designation.
Lorna is a former Donor Relations Specialist, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation. An outstanding community volunteer, she prides herself on having superior interpersonal skills and customer services skills.
Her volunteer experience includes Girls Guides of Canada, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Health Science Foundation/Northern Cancer Research Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Canadian Diabetes Association, and Shuniah Public School Board.
Rob Barrett is the Executive Director, YES Employment Services. Rob provides a valuable linkage between the Children’s Aid Society of Thunder Bay and YES Employment Services. Both organizations play unique roles in the lives of at-risk youth, especially those who face multiple barriers. He has served on the Hoarding, Acquiring and Collecting Committee, Coordinating Committee to End Woman Abuse, Youth Suicide Intervention Task Force, Mental Health Implementation Task Force, Race Relations Committee, and Community Housing Coalition. He has also served as a Director for Our Kids Count, Alpha Court, John Howard Society, and Faye Peterson. Rob is also a former Executive Director of Shelter House Thunder Bay and Catholic Family Development Centre. He received his Bachelor of Arts, Honour’s Bachelor in Social Work, and his Master’s in Social Work from Lakehead University.
Steve Lavery has resided in Thunder Bay for 38 years since immigrating from Northern Ireland. He attended Lakehead University and worked in the fields of Home Medical Equipment and funding navigation. Steve has been involved in community clubs and sports teams from a young age as a player, coach and coordinator. In these roles he has worked closely with fantastic people, for 2 decades, to help individuals overcome obstacles to accomplish their goals. Steve enjoys contributing to the success of others and brings that passion to everything he does, especially volunteering.
In 1982, Susan Jones started her career in child welfare primarily working with residential services and youth in foster care, moving to management in 1992, and retiring in 2014. In addition to her work with CAS, she taught at Confederation College for 12 years primarily in the Child and Youth Worker Program. Her involvement with various Boards/committees include : Lakehead Regional Family Centre Board (CCTB), Ontario Association for Children’s Mental Health Board, Norwest Community Health Centre Board, PRO Kids Board, Leaders of the Way Committee, Youth and Crime Committee, Joint Advisory Committee for Mental Health/Addiction Services, as well as other fundraising/event committees. Susan and her husband Cliff are also involved with various charities including Linda Buchan Centre, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation, Red Cross, United Way, Thunder Bay Community Foundation, and Pro Kids.
Susan’s proudest accomplishment is becoming a foster parent. “A child born to another woman calls me mom. The depths of the tragedy and the magnitude of the privilege are not lost on me.” - Jody Landers
In addition to being mom to three beautiful children, Carolyn worked in the Developmental Services Unit at Hogarth Westmount Hospital, which later divested from the hospital and became Centre for the Developmentally Challenged, and then OPTIONS northwest. Starting in Recreation Services and eventually progressing to Director of Human Resources, Carolyn worked over 36 years, retiring in April 2018. At OPTIONS, she was involved in many agency committees, including health and safety and employee recognition; and was member of the provincial Ontario Developmental Services Advisory Group and served on the both the Developmental Services Advisory Committee and the Recreation Advisory Committee at Confederation College. As a member of her community, Carolyn has volunteered for the Arthritis Society, PROkids program, taught Sunday school, worked on the school parent council and volunteered for school events.
Rick Lang is a former employee of the Children’s Aid Society of the District of Thunder Bay. Over 28 years of service he worked as an Intake Social Worker, Supervisor and Director of Service. In the Director of Service role he worked directly with the Foundation Board helping to raise funds and manage disbursements.
Rick has a BSW and MSW from Lakehead University. His Board experience includes YES Employment, Thunder Bay Family Services, St. Joseph's Advisory Board as well as several Sports Boards with various organizations. More recently, Rick has worked for 8 years with the Canadian Olympic Program as a National Curling Coach.