Team, board of directors and members – Community Housing Transformation Centre – Centre de transformation du logement communautaire

The team, the board of directors and members

Consult the list of people at the heart of the Centre’s action as well as the list of member organizations of the Centre.

The board of directors

Jill Atkey

Jill Atkey

President

Lisa Oliveira

Lisa Oliveira

Vice president

Michelle Cooper-Iversen

Michelle Cooper-Iversen

Treasurer

Christina Maes Nino

Christina Maes Nino

Administrator

Ray Sullivan

Ray Sullivan

Administrator

Daniel Godin

Daniel Godin

Administrator

Ren Thomas

Ren Thomas

Administrator

Jaimee Gaunce

Jaimee Gaunce

Administrator

Tim Ross

Tim Ross

Administrator

Sandra Turner

Sandra Turner

Administrator

The team

Our team brings together energetic and enthusiastic individuals who believe in the right to housing, the importance of supporting co-operatives and housing NPOs, and the opportunity to engage tenants to enable them to make informed choices about housing.

Lisa Ker

Lisa Ker

Interim Executive Director

Gisela Guillen

Gisela Guillen

Director of operations

François Fayad

François Fayad

Communications director

Alison Lair

Alison Lair

Director of programs

Stephan Richard

Stephan Richard

Director of development

Andrea Baird

Andrea Baird

Executive Assistant

Charlotte Corwin

Charlotte Corwin

Executive Assistant

Maxime Dion

Maxime Dion

Database technician

Lou Seltz

Lou Seltz

Data manager

Chloe Ha

Chloe Ha

Finance manager

Luc Labelle

Luc Labelle

Development manager

Joseph Daniels

Joseph Daniels

Development manager

Linda Lieu

Linda Lieu

Program manager Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Alberta

Renée Hébert

Renée Hébert

Program manager Canada

Shekara Grant

Shekara Grant

Program manager Nova Scotia

Jonathan Fleury

Jonathan Fleury

Program manager Québec

Kerri Flemming

Kerri Flemming

Program manager Newfoundland & Labrador, P.E.I, New Brunswick

Alex Wolf

Alex Wolf

Program manager BC, Nunavut, NWT, Yukon

Severn Nelson

Severn Nelson

Program manager

Dwayne Main

Dwayne Main

Project Manager- Finance

Stefanie Einfeld

Stefanie Einfeld

Indigenous internship coach

Scott Stager Piatkowski

Scott Stager Piatkowski

Program manager Ontario

Majed Hargaaya

Majed Hargaaya

Regional Energy Coach

Kathrine Lapalme

Kathrine Lapalme

Regional Energy Coach

Michelle Matkowski

Michelle Matkowski

Indigenous intern

Chantel Caza

Chantel Caza

Indigenous intern

Connor Reid

Connor Reid

Indigenous intern

Alexis Olsen

Alexis Olsen

Indigenous intern

Teresa Guillem

Teresa Guillem

Manager RentSmart

Chris Anderson

Chris Anderson

Program Manager for the Housing School

Hélène Diao

Hélène Diao

Editor

Sana Youssef

Sana Youssef

Communications manager

Jean-François Pagé

Jean-François Pagé

Content creator

Roxanne Lyristis

Roxanne Lyristis

Content creator

Jaimie Cudmore

Jaimie Cudmore

Resource inventory manager

Tomasz Wiśniewski

Tomasz Wiśniewski

Business intelligence specialist

Sabine Friesinger

Sabine Friesinger

Webmaster/ graphic designer

Funding

We’re funded by the National Housing Strategy.

CMHC
NHS

Members

Our members represent and serve the needs of Canada’s community-housing sector.

British Columbia Non–Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA)

BCNPHA is the association of non–profit housing providers in British Columbia. BCNPHA represents 434 non–profit housing providers (a total of 44,107 units) as well as one government provider with approximately 7,000 units. BCNPHA provides its services, programs, and resources to member and non–member providers throughout the province.

Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA)

The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association has 333 members including social housing providers, non–profit organizations, municipalities, all provincial/territorial housing departments, individuals, and businesses. CHRA, through its Indigenous Caucus, also works together for better housing for northern, rural, and urban First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Peoples.

Confédération québécoise des coopératives d’habitation (CQCH)

The Confédération québécoise des coopératives d’habitation is the voice for co-op housing in Québec. There are approximately 1,300 housing co-ops in Québec and more than 30,000 units. The CQCH provides asset-management planning, financial viability and energy sustainability assistance and governance support to co-ops throughout Québec in both of Canada’s official languages.

CHF Canada

Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada)

The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada is the unified voice of housing co-ops across Canada. CHF Canada represents over 900 housing co-ops, approximately 92,000 units, and a quarter-of-a-million Canadians. CHF Canada provides asset management, insurance, co-op support, education and advocacy in every province and territory.

Co-operative Housing Federation of British Columbia (CHF BC)

The Co-operative Housing Federation of British Columbia has 249 member co-ops with 13,540 co-op homes across British Columbia. CHF BC provides asset management planning, access to preferential financing, and commercial services, as well as education programs and advocacy for its members.

Housing Services Corporation (HSC)

The Housing Services Corporation provides programs and services to Ontario’s affordable-housing sector to sustain and preserve the building asset. Among HSC’s focuses are energy services to improve building efficiency and energy conservation, insurance-and-risk management and asset management.

Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association (ONPHA)

The Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association represents more than 700 non-profit housing providers. ONPHA’s members house more than 400,000 people in 170,000 homes in 220 Ontario communities. ONPHA fills knowledge gaps through its original research and analysis. ONPHA provides education resources and provider support to its members.

Réseau Québécois des organismes sans but lucratif d’habitation (RQOH)

The Réseau québécois des OSBL d’habitation represents non-profit housing providers in Québec. The RQOH’s membership reach totals 942 providers and 38,915 units. It provides technical services and an insurance program as well as serving in an advocacy role for its members.

The Agency

The Agency for Co-operative Housing (The Agency)

The Agency for Co-operative Housing is the not-for-profit administrator of federal co-operative housing programs in B.C., Alberta, Ontario and P.E.I. under agreement with CMHC. The Agency—among other responsibilities—reviews co-ops’ financials, approves replacement-reserve plans and assists co-ops in difficulty.

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