Our Board & Leadership Team
The Maltby Centre’s volunteer Board of Directors has a broad range of skills and experience. Board members are elected at the Annual General Meeting and meet ten times per year.
Board of Directors
Beth ten Hove joined the Board in 2010 and currently serves as its chair. She is an occupational therapist by trade and has lectured in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy at Queen’s University, as well as worked as a therapist within the Department of Child & Family Psychiatry at Hotel Dieu Hospital. Beth retired from her work as an OT in 2005 to pursue her passion for painting. She is now a full-time professional artist and community arts advocate/educator. Beth is passionate about building healthy communities, and she actively supports initiatives of the KFL&A United Way and the Kingston Community Foundation.
Lynlee George comes to Maltby Centre with significant Board and committee experience. She is currently the Chair of the Workplace Fundraising Campaign for the United Way and was a member of the Grants Committee at the Community Foundation of Kingston & Area from 2012-2016, and the director of the Sunnyside Children’s Foundation Board of Directors from 2007-2012. Lynlee is also working towards her CPA designation while maintaining her day job as Manager at Withey Addison LLP.
Wendy Russell joined the Board in 2013. She has taught secondary school in three districts across Ontario, and today she works as Lead Student Success Teacher at Granite Ridge Education Centre in Sharbot Lake. Wendy joined the Maltby Board out of a strong desire to give back to the organization that has offered so much to her schools and students. Prior to volunteering with Maltby, Wendy spent seven years on the Board of the Durhamdale Young Offenders Home in Pickering, Ontario.
Mary Kloosterman is currently the CEO of the YMCA of Kingston as well as the CEO of RKY Camp. She has worked for YMCA’s across Ontario for 20 years. Mary strongly believes in the connection between physical activity and mental health, and she is the incoming Chair of Children’s Mental Health of Ontario, an advisory and advocacy agency to support children’s mental health initiatives. She is also a member of the Judicial Advisory Committee for Ontario East and North, a group that vets applications for federal judgeships.
Glenda Christou has been an active Board member since 2015. She holds a Masters in Education in Exceptional Learners from the University of New Brunswick, and she has worked at the Ontario Institute of Child Study (OISE), Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto, Health and Education Research Group (HERG) at the University of New Brunswick, and the Social Program Evaluation Group (SPEG) at Queen’s University. Currently, Glenda is striving to complete her Ph.D. at Queen’s University with the aim of supporting teachers' mental health literacy and social- emotional learning beliefs in relation to decision-making about children with mental health problems.
Mimi Clancey joined the Maltby Centre as a Director in 2015. She is a retired vice- principal with the Limestone Board of Education and today acts as Associate Director of the Centreville Agricultural Society. Mimi has served on the Boards for Lennox & Addington Resources for Children (LARC) and Hospice Kingston, and she was also a member of the Trillium Grant Review Team.
Christine Herron recently retired from the Limestone District School Board as the Educational Services and Safe Schools Liaison Coordinator after a 34-year career. In her previous role with the Limestone DSB, she interacted with and worked alongside many staff and administrators of Pathways (now Maltby Centre) and saw first-hand the strengths of the Pathways agency. This experience is the primary reason Christine sought a position on the Maltby Centre Board following her retirement.
Sheila Kingston started her own underwriting consulting business 2.5 years ago after a nearly 40 year career in the life insurance business. She has been a member of the United Way Cabinet as a Leadership Giving representative and currently is on the Retiree committee. In addition, Sheila is a member of the Board of Directors for CAA Club Group and serves on the Audit / Risk and Human Resources committees. Sheila was appointed to the Maltby Board of Directors in December 2017 She believes strongly in providing support for families who need help and in the work that Maltby does in the community.
Rick joined the Board as a Director in December 2017.
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