Past Steering Committee Members

PAST MEMBERS:
Jill head shot jpegJill Stocker

Jill is currently the Coordinator of Fleming’s Social Service Worker Program at both the Frost and Brealey locations. She has a long-standing academic and professional interest in community-based education and service learning. She is a founding board member of the Canadian Association for Community Service Learning and former member of the Board of Directors of the Trent Centre for Community Based Education. Jill holds a BA in French and German from the University of New Brunswick, Masters in Environmental Studies at York University (Thesis short), and has a Masters in Adult Education from St. Francis Xavier University. Having taught a wide range of courses and in a number of programs at Fleming, she has maintained a special interest in the connections between education, work and the community.

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Hannah Albani (Fleming College Student Representative 2011-2012)
Hannah is currently a Social Service Worker student at Fleming College at Frost Campus. She serves as the student representative at C-Links and is very excited to have the opportunity to be part of such a wonderful organization. With a previous education in Political Science at York University, including studying diaspora abroad in the UK, and her education in the SSW, she has developed a passion for community development. She hopes to continue her work in community development once she has completed her schooling.

Denise Williams

Denise Williams is a member of the C-Links Steering Team representing the City of Kawartha Lakes. As the Business Retention and Expansion Officer working with the Economic Development Team, Denise works with existing businesses in the municipality. The goals of Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) are to: 1. Support Entrepeneurs with resources and assistance, 2. Bring Businesses together to collaborate and partner and expand, 3. Retain and create jobs. As a Fleming College Allumni and a lifelong member of the Kawartha Lakes community, Denise brings a passion for education and her community to the C Links Steering Committee. She is also a Director on the Boys and Girls Club of Kawartha Lakes Foundation Board and a Director on the Workforce Development Board for Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton.

Heather Reid

Heather is the Director of U-Links and represents both Trent University and the U-Links Centre for Community-Based Research in Haliburton. Heather has been a cottager in Haliburton her entire life and moved here permanently in 2005. She has a Bachelor of Recreation Management and a Masters in Education, both from Acadia University. Heather started at U-Links as Program Coordinator in November, 2005 and took on the position of Director in August, 2007. Heather enjoys living on a lake and all of the outdoor activities that offers.

 

Anne BloAnne photo websitendin, Social Mapping Intern

Anne Blondin is the Social Mapping Intern at C-Links. She is responsible for the data management and mapping of the social services offered within the City of Kawartha Lakes. The final product will be a dynamic map, which will be easily updated and available online on the C-Links website. In addition to working for C-Links, she will be working closely with the staff members of VCCS, the United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes, the City of Kawartha Lakes, and its surrounding counties. Previous to this position, Anne graduated from Fleming College with a Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (Cartographic Specialist) and College Boreal in Sudbury with a diploma in Forestry, Fish & Wildlife Management. After completing her contract at C-Links, Anne had a short-term contract with the City of Kawartha Lakes and is now working in the GIS field in British Columbia.

 

Todd Barr

Todd represents both Trent University and the Trent Centre for Community-Based Education. Todd works with individuals and groups to facilitate partnerships between and amongst academic institutions and communities. The focus of this work includes community-based research, planning, evaluation and education, youth, policy and policy change, organizational development and resource development. He is Executive Director of the Trent Centre for Community-Based Education in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada and past Chair of the Canadian Alliance for Community Service-Learning. Todd holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and a Master’s of Education in Adult Education, Community Development and Environmental Studies from the University of Toronto @ OISE.

Katie Clapham

Katie is a member of the C-Links steering team representing Gamiing Nature Centre. Katie graduated from Fleming College’s Fish and Wildlife Technology program and is now the project manager for Gamiing. Gamiing is a local non-for-profit organization that wishes to share the enjoyment and importance of living in harmony with nature by providing educational experiences to the community. Katie recognizes the importance of community-based education and improving the connection between students and local employers. Having lived in the area her entire life she appreciates this wonderful opportunity to help her community prosper.

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