FOCUS is comprised of many team players who each play a valuable role in ensuring our services meet our service quality standards.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for approving the budget and ensuring the agency meets its strategic goals to ensure the best possible service to our clients and community. The Board of Directors at FOCUS is composed of many community-minded volunteers who recognize the value of building and maintaining strong, vibrant communities by strengthening the lives of those who live within them.

Bill Wray – President

Diane Munro – Vice President

Cathy Morden – Director

Gary Munro – Secretary

David Humphries – Treasurer

Linda Taylor – Director

Jan Tweedy – Director

Staff Members

FOCUS Community Development Corporation is here to help. Our two resource centres are located in Alliston and Angus and open Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm. Additionally, every Tuesday you can find a FOCUS staff member in the Tottenham branch of the New Tecumseth Public Library from 1:30pm – 4:30pm!

Executive Director – Mike MacEachern (705) 435-9821  x1014 

Employment Services Transformation Manager Miriam Baldwin (705) 435-9821  x1011

Resource & Information (Alliston) – Sarah Lewis (705) 435-9821 x1001

Resource & Information (Angus) – Diana Shaughnessy (705) 424-6335 x4001

Team Lead Employment Consultant (Alliston) – Jaycee Antlej  (705) 435-9821  x1007

Employment Consultant (Alliston) – Jessica Boyle  (705) 435-9821  x1012

Employment Consultant (Angus) – Catherine Macleod  (705) 424-6335  x4004

Team Lead – Employer Services Professional – Marjorie Perez (705) 435-9821  x1006

Program Coordinator (Pre – Apprenticeship Program) – Angela Adams (705) 435-9821  x1038

Lead Program Coordinator (Becoming the Boss) – Andrea Paradine (705) 435-9821  x1037

Program Coordinator (Becoming the Boss) – Jason Bowers RPC-C (705) 435-9821 x1003

Accounting – Pam Abejero (705) 435-9821  x1016

Data Management – Trevor Rees (705) 435-9821  x1002

Community Engagement Specialist – Hannah Brayford (705) 435-9821  x1018

Our Partners

FOCUS works closely with multiple organizations to ensure our services are accessible to our community.

Planning for effective programs takes place on many levels, and as such requires a number of partnerships. FOCUS works with the Simcoe County Training Board, the Ontario Association of Youth Employment Centre and a number of Barrie/South Simcoe service delivery committees.

We are actively involved with:

The Provincial and Federal Government

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