Board of Directors

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Chair – 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.

Treasurer – Edward Smith

Edward joined the KPP Board in February of 2017. Edward spent the last 10 years in South Korea as a professor of Business Tourism and local entrepreneur.  After 15 years away from Canada he returned to introduce his new family to life in Canada.  Since then he has expanded his experiences by joining the board in October of 2016, coaching youth lacrosse and baseball and navigating his family though their news lives as being Canadian.  He is currently returning to school at Trent University once again to complete a degree in Economics and Environmental Resource Sciences, two things that he feels passionate about.  Edward has run many small to large business during his career, giving him insight to the operations and risks of businesses in today’s tech world, experience and insight he brings to the board.


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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 - Steve Smith

Mr. Smith joined the KPP Board of Directors in 2017. Steve enjoys golf, sailing and during the winter cross-country skiing as members of the Kawartha Nordic ski Club. Steve has been involved in music ministry for many years both as a guitarist and vocalist in his own church as well as a member of a music team led by a Toronto-based Christian musician. Steve retired from the Ontario Public Service in 2009 after 33 years of service. The majority of his career was spent with the Ministry of Community and Social Services. Steve was a Program     Supervisor in the adult developmental services sector. For the last three years of his career, he was seconded to the corporate office in Queen’s Park as a Senior Policy Advisor.

Kevin Curran

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Stephen Kaye

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Gabrielito Garcia

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Alan Cavell

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Nicholas McDonald

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