Our Board and Staff

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HelpAge Canada is run by a small staff of full-time and part-time employees 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
Finance Manager:  Beth GORDON
Sponsor a Grandparent Program / Communications:  Wendy BARRON
Finance Assistant:  Cassandra COLOMBI


Board of Directors, 2020-2021

Chairperson: Amy WESTLAND, Ottawa, ON
Vice-chairperson:  Kahir LALJI, Vancouver, BC
Secretary:  Laura DEMPSEY, Toronto, ON
Treasurer:  William MORPHET, Ottawa, ON 
Director:  Rosalie GELDERMAN, Edmonton, AB
Director:  Don HEFLER, Ottawa, ON
Director:  Kyle SHIMON, Ottawa, ON
Director:  Eleanor THOMPSON, Ottawa, ON
Director:  Andrea VALENTINI, Toronto, ON
Director:  Christine VILCOCQ, Montreal, QC