Meet our Amazing team

Our Team

Our Board

Our Volunteers

Sandra Hylton

Bereavement Counsellor

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General inquiries please email or call 905-712-8119

Leadership Team


Email address


Kitrina Fex

Executive Director

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Udayan Purushothaman

Director of Finance

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Ryan Lester

Sr. Director of Development & Communications

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Amanda Clark

Manager of Community Engagement

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Anna Lewyckyj

Manager of Community Programs

Privacy Officer

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Team Member


Email address


Shelley Maynard

Manager of Fund Development

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Nelly Amaral

Executive Assistant

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Janet Watson

Volunteers Coordinator

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Kathy Ratchford

Training & Recruitment

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Tanja Pereira

Health & Wellness

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Asma Khan

Shared Outreach

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Jennifer Muirhead


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Jessica Marsella


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Karen Danard

Hospice & Bereavement Counsellor

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Leora Kleynhans

Hospice Counsellor (Brampton)

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Arati Nair

Hospice Counsellor (Brampton)

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Alexx Friesen

HUUG Children’s Counsellor

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Jacki Stein

HUUG Children’s Counsellor

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Nicky Seligman

Clinical Director Camp Erin

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Carmene Gionet

Program Support

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Jonathan Morgan

Bereavement Counsellor

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Sandra Hylton

Bereavement Counsellor

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Sean Gedney

Care Navigation / Hospice Helpline Coordinator

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Melissa Ranieri

Hospice Counsellor

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Board of Directors

For general inquiries please email

Karen Priest, Chair of the Board and Fund Development Committee, President of Diamond Marketing and Communications, Secretary of the Port Credit Community Foundation Board, and past member of the Trillium Health Partners Foundation Board and Living Arts Centre Board.

Brad Butt, Vice-Chair of the Board and Hospice Centre Committee Chair, Vice-President of Government & Stakeholder Relations at the Mississauga Board of Trade, and past Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Streetsville.

Andreas Mourtos, Treasurer of the Board. Partner at MNP LLP.

Doris DeAngelis, Secretary of the Board, Account Executive at Manulife Financial.

Judy Fountain, Past Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at the Greater Toronto Airports Authority.

Ruben Goulart, Founding Partner at Goulart Workplace Lawyers.

Dr. Asha Gupta, Palliative Care Physician at Credit Valley Hospital.

Sandro Iannicca, Industrial and Organizational Psychologist, and founder of SI Consulting. 

Michael Mazzolin, CPA, CA, Past Board Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair, Associate at Canada Pension Plan Investments.

Sebastion Patrizio, President of Felara Financial Corporation, Chair of the City of Mississauga Committee of Adjustment.