Our Board and Staff


HelpAge Canada is run by a small staff, supported and governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The board and staff bring together a diverse range of experiences from a variety of professional backgrounds and geographical locales in order to improve the lives of seniors.


Staff at Headquarters

Executive Director: Gregor Sneddon

Director, National Programs: Nicole Perry

Lead, Global Partnerships: Hamza Ansari

Director, National Partnerships & Knowledge Mobilization: Raza Mirza

Executive Assistant: Felicity Watson

Coordinator, Fundraising: Danya Wasylyk

Manager, Communications: Kristen Lonergan

Manager, Finance: Cassandra Colombi

Accounting Bookkeeper: Simon Bikai

If you have a question regarding one of our programs or would like to make a donation by phone please call 613-232-0727 or 1-800-648-1111.

General Donations  (ext 1)
Sponsor A Grandparent Program (ext 2)
Canadian Programs  (ext 3)

Board of Directors, 2022-2023

Chairperson: Amy Westland, Ottawa, ON
Vice-chairperson:  Kahir Lalji, Vancouver, BC
Secretary:  Brett Campeau, Ottawa, ON
Treasurer:  William Morphet, Ottawa, ON 
Director:  Rosalie Gelderman, Edmonton, AB

Director:  Don Hefler, Ottawa, ON

Director:  Simon Cheesman, Toronto, ON

Director:  Christine Vilcocq, Montreal, QC

Director: Anthony Kupferschmidt, Vancouver, BC

Director: Michael Chrostowski, Whitby, ON

Director: Jenviev Azzolin, Montréal, QC

Director: Kyle Shimon, Ottawa, ON