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 9:00am – 4:30pm, with extended virtual hours on Wednesdays from 4:30pm to 7pm. 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) – Shannon Cando (705) 435-982 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 (Alliston & Angus) – Miruna Mariniuc (705) 435-9821 x1005

Employment Consultant (Angus) – Pam Gripton (705) 424-6335 x4009

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) – Delaney Wiens (705) 435-9821 x1003

Bilingual Employment Consultant – Specialization in Disability Employment Supports – Christine Bouthoorn (705) 435-9821 ext. 1019

Community Engagement Specialist – Emma Seston (705) 435-9821  x1018

Accounting – Pam Abejero (705) 435-9821  x1016

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

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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