Our Chief Executive Officer
As Chief Executive Officer of CHATS – Community & Home Assistance to Seniors, Christina has the pleasure of working with over 340 staff and 520 volunteers, supporting the health and well-being of seniors and caregivers in York Region, and South Simcoe.
Christina is an acclaimed public affairs professional and community advocate whose career has included an impressive range of accomplishments that have benefited numerous stakeholder groups and industry sectors. Her unique combination of association leadership positions has contributed to her skills and strength in issues management, government and stakeholder relations, public policy and communications. Christina has served as CEO and a senior executive with a number of organizations, including the Ontario Long Term Care Association, Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores, Canadian Association for Pharmacy Distribution Management, Consumers Council of Canada, the Ontario Association of Police Services Boards, and Food and Consumer Products Canada. In addition, she served as a Vice President with Patient Care Automation Services Inc., an innovative healthcare technology company, and operated NiceWorks, an independent consulting company.
In October, 2014 Christina was elected Ward 7 Councillor for the Town of Newmarket. In this capacity she serves on the following town committees: Accessibility Advisory, Audit, Appointments and the Joint Council Committee for the Central York Fire Services.
Christina’s volunteer activities have also spanned numerous community and business associations. Currently, she serves on the Boards of York Region Human Services Planning Board, Advertising Standards Canada, CARP’s Newmarket-Aurora-East Gwillimbury chapter, and is a member of the Seneca College Non-Profit Leadership and Management Program Advisory Committee.
Christina graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree, and was awarded a Certificate of Distinction for successfully completing the requirements of Building a Culture of Good Governance from the Ontario Hospital Association.