The Canadian Hearing Society was incorporated in 1940 to impartially serve and support deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people, parents of deaf and hard of hearing children and to educate the hearing public.
Board of Directors
The Canadian Hearing Society is governed by a board of directors, the majority of whom are culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened, or hard of hearing. By law these directors are accountable for the oversight of the agency. The current 2012/2013 Board of Directors are:
Colin Cantle – Vice Chair
Salma Kanji – Vice Chair
Leonard Mitchell – Past Chair
Charity Reedy Hines
Paul Smith - Chair
Janice Taylor - Treasurer
Chris Kenopic Secretary
Board of Directors Scheduled Meetings
The board of directors are scheduled to meet on the following dates:
March 2, 2013
AGM June 22, 2013.
|President and CEO:||Chris Kenopic|
|Chief Operating Officer (COO):||Katherine Hum-Antonopoulos|
|VP, Programs & Services:||Karen McDonald|
|VP, Finance and Chief Financial Officer:||Stephanus Greeff|
|VP, Fundraising and Strategic Communications:||Susan Main|
|Special Advisor to the President, Public Affairs:||Gary Malkowski|
|VP, Human Resources||Deborah Pikula|
|Sault Ste. Marie:||Silvy Coutu|
|Simcoe York:||Maggie Doherty-Gilbert|
|Thunder Bay:||Nancy Frost|
|Counselling Programs||Karen McDonald|
|Communication Devices Program||Jo-Anne Bentley|
|Employment Services||Gord Ryall|
|Hearing Health Care||Rex Banks|
|Marketing & Communications|
|Ontario Interpreting Services||Cheryl Wilson|
|Information Technology||Jim Hardman|
We are currently welcoming nominations for the Board of Directors.
Members of CHS are invited to submit nominations for the Society’s Board of Directors. There are several seats to be filled. The term of office is three years with the expectation that members will serve their full term. Interviews with candidates are tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, May 21, 2013. The election on the slate will be held at the Society’s Annual General Meeting in Toronto on Saturday, June 22, 2013.