Board of Directors

Jim Gordon
Jim Gordon
Chair, Board of Directors
Jim Gordon is a well known figure in the City of Greater Sudbury. He was the amalgamated City’s first mayor, a former MPP and a
Bela Ravi
Bela Ravi
Vice Chair, Board of Directors
Bela Ravi is a long time ParkSide supporter and fundraiser and has filled the same role with a number of other community organizations. She currently
John Van de Rydt
John Van de Rydt
Treasurer, Board of Directors
John is a Chartered Professional Accountant, a Certified Human Resources Professional, and a Registered Retirement Consultant, and a graduate from the University of Western Ontario.
Jack Decorby
Jack Decorby
Secretary, Board of Directors
Since 1975, when Jack and his wife arrived in Sudbury, he has been an active member of the community. Jack was the Manager of the
Larry Bouchard
Larry Bouchard
Board of Directors
Larry Bouchard is retired administrator from Cambrian College with 43 years of education/ training experience. Originally a medical laboratory technologist, he migrated into education via
Cathy Ferguson
Cathy Ferguson
Board of Directors
Cathy is a retired Pharmacist and is interested in keeping seniors active mentally and physically.
Birgit Pianosi
Birgit Pianosi
Board of Directors
Dr. Birgit Pianosi is an Associate Professor and the past chair of the Gerontology Department at Huntington/Laurentian University (2006-2014). She holds a Ph.D. in Psycho-Gerontology
Marian Pitkethly
Marian Pitkethly
Board of Directors
Marian Pitkethly grew up in Copper Cliff and attended elementary and high school there. After graduating from Laurentian University she worked at St. Mary's University
Bill Rolston
Bill Rolston
Board of Directors
Bill Rolston was born on Manitoulin Island in 1935. After completing high school at Upper Canada College he attended the University of Toronto, the University
Mitch Speigel
Mitch Speigel
Board of Directors
Mitch Speigel was born and raised in Sudbury. After receiving his B Comm from the University of Toronto, he returned to Sudbury to work in
Jim Spencer
Jim Spencer
Board of Directors
Jim Spencer is retired from Cambrian College after a 34 year career as a faculty member and as the Coordinator of the International Business program. He
Camilla Yahnke
Camilla Yahnke
Board of Directors
Camilla was born and raised in Sudbury. After graduating from St. Francis Xavier University, she taught high school for 30 years. The last 21 years