Board of Directors

Debbie Magwood, M.Ed, OPQ, President, Vice chair
WICWC Founder & Executive Director

George Tooley, Chair
Bow River Financial Group, President

Nina Gupta, Director
Greenlite, President & CEO

Elizabeth Tropea, Secretary
Atelka, Vice President Operations

George Alexopoulos, Director
Belden Inc., Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Laurie Traylen, Director
The Study, Director of Athletics,

Suzanne Sévigny, Director
TD Bank Financial Group, Vice President, Retired

Kirk LLano, Director
Lower Canada College, Director of Development and Alumni Engagement

Jay Deakin, Director
Deakin Realty, Certified Real Estate Broker, Agency Executive Officer & Managing Partner

Tara Siev, Director
Vice-President, Customer Success & Operations

Olga Munari, Director
Owner-President at SPA MUNARI Esthetic / Laser/ Massotherapy

Joanne Photiades, Director
BDC, Manager, National Partnerships

C. Frank Merhar, Director
Willow Fund, Executive Director

Medical & Wellness Advisory Committee

Debbie Magwood, M.Ed, OPQ
Founder & Executive Director, WICWC

April Shamy, MD
Hematology, Jewish General Hospital

Debbie Loyer, MDCM, FRCP
Pediatrician, Montreal Children’s Hospital

Sophia Tchervenkov, MDCM, FRCSC, CSPQ
ObGyn., St. Mary’s Hospital

Daniel Hébert
Director Country Medical, Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Danielle Morin
Clinical Nurse/Prevention HSSC West Island

Horace D. Laryea, MD
Hematology-Oncology & Internal Medicine, Lakeshore General Hospital

Cindy Finn, Ph.D., OPQ
Director, Student Services, LBPSB

Nada Nasreddine, CDE
Owner, Pharmaprix Beaconsfield & Kirkland

Lucy Gilbert, MD
Professor, Oncology; Obstetrics & Gynecology, McGill University Health Centre

Maureen Hodgson, MD, FRCPC
Psychiatrist, Lakeshore General Hospital

Financial Advisory Committee

Lois Maeder-Alves
WICWC, Finances, Retired

Larry South, CFP
Litwin Correa

Michael Boychuk, CA
Bimcor, President & CEO

Dean Whitelaw, CA
Laurentide Controls, Director of Finance


Debbie Magwood, M.Ed, OPQ
Founder & Executive Director

Denyse Boivin
Finance Coordinator

Linda Thompson
Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Maggie Costa
Director of Development

Patricia Price
Fundraising Assistant

Sandy Fitpatrick, RN
Participant Care Coordinator

Barbara Trueman Grant, Volunteer

Nathalie Lafrance
Programming Coordinator

Ann McMenamon, Volunteer
Part time Receptionist

Florence Mussau
Volunteer Coordinator 

Legal Advisory Committee

Borden Ladner Gervais

Wellness Guides

Marilyn MacLean

Johane Châteauvert

Anna Rusnak

Monique Beaupré-Lazure

Susan Phillips

Maxine Lybert

Sylvie Trépanier