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Our Team

Our Board

Volunteer MBC is led by an incredible Board of Directors that further our mission and believe in our vision of a caring community united by volunteerism. They volunteer their time to make Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon a better place to live!

 

 

 

Jim Waechter

Jim

Waechter

Board Director - President

Business Strategy and Branding Professional

Sarina Ahuja

Sarina

Ahuja

Board Director - Vice-President

Director, Global Banking Strategy, Royal Bank of Canada

 
 
 
 
 

Ting

Guo

Board Director - Treasurer

CPA, CA, Auditor
S+C Partners, LLP

Vishal Shrivastava

Vishal

Shrivastava

Board Director - Secretary

Technology Solutions Advisor

 

Kavita

V. Bhagat

Board Director

Family Lawyer, Mediator & Barrister
- Family Law Solutions

Sandra Lewis

Sandra

Lewis

Board Director

Consultant, Workforce Solutions

 
Susan Benjamin

Susan

Benjamin

Board Director

Public School Trustee

Shehzad Mehmood

Shehzad

Mehmood

Board Director

Specialist, Program Development,
Finance & Entrepreneurship
– Owner of Second Cup Franchise

Lee Velardo

Lee

Velardo

Board Director

CFP, PFP Regional Vice President BMO – Retired

 

Sheddine

Bennett

Board Director

Internal Audit, Risk Management, and Compliance Professional

Taranjeet Gujral

Tarunjeet

Gujral

Board Director

Barrister and Solicitor

 

 

Our Staff

Our Staff

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!
Marina Campos

Marina Campos

Operations

Why? Why do I love what I do? Because! Because people like you make people like me.
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.
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.
Robert MacFarlane

Robert MacFarlane

Consultant - Referral Service

Matching volunteers to great opportunities is my ‘win-win’!
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!