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CHATS Team

Get to know our incredible CHATS team

 

CEO Christina BisanzChristina Bisanz 
Chief Executive Officer 

As Chief Executive Officer of CHATS – Community & Home Assistance to Seniors, Christina leads over 340 staff and 520 volunteers to support 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. She has served as CEO and a senior executive with a number of organizations, including the Ontario Long Term Care Association, the Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores, and the Consumers Council of Canada, and as a Vice President of an innovative healthcare technology company, to name a few.

In 2014, Christina was elected Ward 7 Councillor for the Town of Newmarket where she serves on the Accessibility, Audit, and Appointments Committees, as well as on the Joint Council Committee for Central York Fire Services.

Christina’s volunteer activities have spanned numerous community and business associations. Currently, she serves as a director on the York Region Human Services Planning Board and AdStandards, 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.


CHATS’ Executive Team

Nancy Kula
Director of Client Care and Services
Ext. 6050
nkula@chats.on.ca

Irena Fedchun
Director of Finance & Administration
Ext. 6080
ifedchun@chats.on.ca

Janet Williams
Director of Human Resources
Ext. 6076
hiring@chats.on.ca

Rhonda Flanagan
Director of Development & Marketing/Communications
Ext. 6063
rflanagan@chats.on.ca


Board of Directors

CHATS is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who, together, represent a diverse range of senior leadership experiences. 

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Yash Kapur 
Chair of the Board 

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Ian Hilley
Vice Chair of the Board

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Sam Dash-Addi
Treasurer

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Sam Assadpour
Board Member

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Laila Kanji 
Board Member

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Ken Ng
Board Member 

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Scott Baker
Board Member

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Terri Hay
Board Member

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Cristine Prattas 
Board Member

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Michael Klejman
Board Member

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Michael Wosnick
Board Member

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Mary Bayliss
Board Member

To learn more about our recruitment process, please explore our Governance Processes document.

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