Our Team

Our Team

Here at Volunteer MBC, we all believe that volunteerism creates caring, connected communities. Each of us has a personal reason why we love the roles we play supporting the impact you are having in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon.

Carine Strong

Carine Strong

Executive Director

What inspires me is to witness the hands of caring volunteers making a difference in the lives of people who count on their support every single day. The future rests in our Helping Hands!
Shaminda Perera

Shaminda Perera

Learning & Resource Development

I am proud to be working with a team striving to help others learn and grow, whether they are our clients, volunteers, or leaders of volunteers. We truly embody capacity building.
Marina Campos

Marina Campos

Operations

Why? Why do I love what I do? Because! Because people like you make people like me.
Shan Abbasi

Shan Abbasi

Community Development

I have always loved solving puzzles. Not only finding answers, but identifying the relevant questions. Small, consistent change is often better than the big splash, so we keep refining our methods.
Nadia Lake

Nadia Lake

Administration

Being able to see and facilitate meaningful connections is inspirational. These connections impact the lives of so many in our community and it’s why I love working with this team.
Robert MacFarlane

Robert MacFarlane

Project Support

I am a busy bee flitting from one project to another, in and out of sticky situations, and I couldn’t be happier.
Madhuri Payidiparty

Madhuri Payidiparty

Community Connections

We’re designing our dream of a caring community, and not only will we build the bridge, but we’ll meet you on it!
Nadine Melrose

Nadine Melrose

Fund Development

I believe relationships are the pathway to a meaningful life. Being able to reach out to the relationships to help support the community I live in, and that I am passionate about is a dream come true.
Tammy Elliott

Tammy Elliott

Member Relations

The best part of my job is hearing why members care so much about the cause they chose to support. Their stories always touch my heart!