Glanbrook Community Services is currently overseen by 13 active and involved volunteer Board of Directors. The directors of the Board have the overall fiduciary responsibility to the agency while being a voice in the community. New Board Directors are always welcome and are introduced at the Annual General Meeting held in June and then begin as a director in September. There are no fewer than six Board Meetings per year.
Wendy Tompkins – Chair
This will be Wendy’s second year with GCS. She brings great passion and support to the agency with a strong understanding of community and the need for fundraising.
Judy Lees – Vice-Chair
This is Judy’s final year (2019) with GCS. As a retired teacher Judy brings a great deal of strength , knowledge and wisdom to GCS. Judy is not only a Board Member but is very active in many of the GCS programs and the community generally offering a wonderful insight to GCS.
Joëlle McDonald – Treasurer
Joëlle is a CPA, CA who came on board in 2016. Joëlle brings an observant eye, the desire to volunteer and the insight into a younger community. We are fortunate to have Joëlle as her financial insight is beneficial to all. Joëlle lives in Binbrook with her husband and children.
Rebecca Thornborrow – Secretary
Rebecca joined the GCS board in 2016 and has now taken on the role of secretary. Rebecca brings expertise and knowledge in marketing as she was involved with broadcasting. She is a passionate person who also helps support GCS events and fundraising.
This will be Danielle’s third year with GCS. Danielle has been involved with charities in the past, including Crime Stoppers. Danielle has her own at home helping business and it is that understanding and compassion that she brings to the Board table.
Helen has been involved with GCS for several years and is our ‘go to’ person for one of our biggest fundraiser events, the Spring Fling Auction and Dinner. Helen has a strong understanding of the business world and brings that experience to GCS which has helped in keeping GCS on trend. Helen has many craft related hobbies including stained glass.