Chair – Craig Adams
Mr. Adams joined the KPP Board in 2013. He is a Certified Engineering Technologist (Civil) with a long career in design and construction administration of both buildings and transportation networks. He has been the Capital Planning Analyst in the Housing Division of the City of Peterborough since 2007. In his free time Mr. Adams is a strong advocate for individuals living with a disability and motorcycle enthusiast. He served 6 years as a board member for Community Living Peterborough, including the roles of VP and President, and he loves nothing more than to take a real issue to the podium and build passion and motivation in a crowd or to climb on his iron horse and ride across the country learning how other communities serve their most vulnerable citizens.
Vice Chair – Suzanne Hurtubise
I was born and raised in Peterborough. I graduated Ryerson Polytechnic University with my Bachelor of Social Work, I then graduated from Trent University with a Bachelor of Arts with a major in sociology. In 1998 I started working at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on a medical floor. Since then I have worked on many different floors including rehabilitation and Cancer Care. I recently went back to school and obtained my Masters of Social Work from Windsor University. I have always had a strong belief in helping people achieve their optimum goals and independence.
Treasurer – David Ross
David retired from the Ontario Public Service in 2007 after 32 years of employment. He held various positions in the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, the Ministry of Community and Social Services and the Ministry of Children and Youth Services. During his career he was a Program Consultant for the Community Support Services sector, Community Care Access Centre Branch, Children’s Mental Health Services and a Provincial Director for the Younger Offenders system. David is currently working as a System Navigator for the Central East Acquired Brain Injury Network. David joined the Board of Directors for KPP in June of 2009.
Secretary – Anne Parsons
A member of the Board since 1992, Ms. Parsons has served as Board Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer and Secretary. Ms. Parsons is Manager, Budgeting Services at Trent University and holds a Bachelor of Administrative Studies (Honours) from that university. Ms. Parsons is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant and has previously served as a member of the Finance Committee at Peterborough Civic Hospital (now Peterborough Regional Health Centre) and Treasurer of a women’s service club, Soroptimist International of Peterborough.
Director – Jordan Bress
Mr. Bress joined the KPP board in 2013. Jordan works for the Royal Bank of Canada covering Ontario North and East specializing in Public Sector clients for their financial needs. Jordan joined RBC in 2007 where he was responsible for assisting business clients in the Lindsay market. Prior to that Jordan was a personal banker for four years.
Jordan is also involved with United Way of City of Kawartha Lakes, where he sits on the Executive Board and also the board directors. Volunteering and board work is a strong passion for Jordan and his family.
Director – Bill Huskinson
Mr. Huskinson joined the KPP Board of Directors in 1980 as a founding board member and has been on numerous committees during his 30+ years with KPP. Mr. Huskinson is a member of the QUEST Committee and held the position of CHAIR for numerous years. Mr. Huskinson participated in the development of the first group home in Lindsay, St. Paul’s House, which sustained itself for almost 30 years. Mr. Huskinson is an active member of the City of Kawartha Lakes community. He is past director and member of Lifeline Telecare Distress Centre and serves on the Elder Abuse Network. Mr. Huskinson and his wife, Marilyn have nurtured six children and are immensely proud of their accomplishments and life style.