In 2018, when we set out to develop Ignite the Light, our goal was to ensure that the plan would be timely, relevant, and well informed by our teams’ insights and on-the-ground knowledge. Staying true to those guiding principles meant revisiting our strategy in the wake of COVID-19. To that end, we carried out a consultative planning process that included:
Many people and groups generously supported the development of this strategy by sharing their time, insights, and expertise with us. The YMCA of Greater Toronto gratefully acknowledges the contributions of:
Ryan Brain*, Canadian President and CEO, WSP Global (Chair) Peter MacLeod, Principal and Co-Founder, Mass LBP (Facilitator)* Katherine Chislett, Commissioner of Community and Health Services, Regional Municipality of York Michelle E. DiEmanuele, President and CEO, Trillium Health Partners Barbara Fox*, CEO, Enterprise, and Principal, Ensight Melanie Hare, Urban Strategies John MacIntyre*, Partner, Birch Hill Equity Partners Medhat Mahdy, President and CEO Akosua Matthews*, Litigator, Falconers LLP Dr. David McKeown*, Physician and Public Health Specialist David Marrello, Associate Director, OMERS Growth Equity Meaghan Mendonca, Senior Advisor, Metrolinx Gordon O’Neill, Regional Vice President, RBC Tim Penner, Past-Chair, YMCA-GTA * Board member
Sarah Earl, Program Research and Development Amy Langstaff, Consultant and Writer Nicole Meredith, Senior Advisor, External Communications Heather Northgrave, Senior Manager, External Relations Jane Pyper, Chief Strategy Officer
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