Join us in strengthening services for children, youth and parents in Haliburton County!
Point in Time is looking for talented and conscientious volunteer board members to work with the board to provide leadership and help strengthen our programs for children, youth and parents with the goal of ensuring they achieve their highest potential.
We are particularly interested in:
- People who have experience on non-profit boards
- People who can provide leadership with the board
- People with financial, legal, governance or senior executive expertise
If you can contribute your time, thoughtfulness, and leadership one evening a month, and are interested in exploring this opportunity to contribute to the community, call 705-457-5345 ext 300 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org to find out whether this volunteer opportunity is right for you.
Sandy is a Police Sergeant with the Ontario Provincial Police, stationed at the Bancroft Detachment. Sandy enjoys spending time on the water in the summer months boating and waterskiing. She loves to spend time with her family and extended family and loves to read at quiet moments. Sandy brings to Point in Time her experience working with victims of crime, persons in crisis and crime prevention. She continues to be interested in programs that support the well-being of all children and families in Haliburton County.
Gwen is a retired School Principal who has been a cottager on Gull Lake for over thirty years. Since retiring she and her husband, Alan, spend much of their time in the Highlands. She enjoys her family, plays bridge, gardens, travels and serves as Treasurer of RTO/ERO District 23 (Retired Teachers of Ontario). Gwen brings thirty-five years experience working with young people aged 10 – 15 years and their families. She brings her management experience and her knowledge in supporting children, youth and parents in times of crisis to Point in Time. Gwen believes that Point in Time serves an important need in the community and is committed to making a contribution to the continued success of the organization.
Patti is the Executive Director for the Haliburton County Development where she has worked for 24 years. She works with a team of knowledgeable Staff and a diverse Board of Directors to implement the objectives and strategic priorities of the Corporation. Patti was born and raised here and she and her husband live in Haliburton where they raised their 2 kids. She enjoys the outdoors, reading and spending time with family. She brings to Point in Time her experience and perspectives in working with Boards, understanding governance and organizational processes. She is committed to her role as Director and making a contribution to the continued success of the organization.
Lisa was born and raised in Minden and is the fifth generation on both sides of her family to live in Haliburton County. She has been a member of council for 12 years and is currently serving as the deputy mayor and looking forward to serving the community at the county level. Lisa has been married to Doug Schell for 20 years and they are raising their two sons with the hope they can also find gainful employment and remain in the area. Lisa has sat on several committees during her time on council including Roads, Environmental, Arena Task Force, Minden Food Bank Executive Board, Museum, Library, Fire and EMS. While raising her children in Haliburton County, her family has benefited from some of the programs through Point In Time and looks forward to learning more about the agency and assisting in its continued success. In her spare time she and her husband enjoy travelling and camping.
Susan is a retired VP of Food Safety, Quality Assurance & Loss Prevention for a major Ontario supermarket chain. Susan and her husband Paul have cottaged, and now live, on Beech Lake for the past 27 years. Susan loves spending time with her family, traveling, walking, playing bridge and volunteering in Haliburton County. She brings to Point in Time her extensive leadership experience in the areas of governance, crisis management and quality assurance. Susan sees Point in Time as being critical to Haliburton County, filling needs that would otherwise go un-served. She is committed to Point in Time and to contributing to its on-going growth and success.
Susan recently moved to the Village of Halliburton after cottaging with her husband Paul on Growler Lake for 15 years. She enjoys hiking, traveling, entertaining, and being involved in the community. Susan retired after 34 years with the Toronto Police Service as a Strategic Planner, and brings to Point in Time her experience in strategic planning, project management, program evaluation, and research portfolios in youth crime and response to persons in crisis. Susan believes that the health and well-being of our children is a view to the future health of our communities and, as such, Point in Time provides a critical service in our community. She is excited to have the opportunity to contribute to the continued success of this organization
Pam cottaged in the area as a child so when the opportunity presented itself to move here with her husband and 2 small children she jumped at it. That was 12 years ago and she hasn’t looked back! Pam loves to spend time with family on the dock, playing board games, curling and reading. Pam has first-hand knowledge of supporting / parenting / caregiving to a child struggling with their mental health, and struggles with her own mental health.Point in Time was there to advocate, support, council and care for her family. Now that her children are adults, she hopes to be able to use her experiences to give back and support Point in Time.
David holds the position of Past Chair with Minden Pride. He is a retired educator, completing his career with the Toronto District School Board as a Co-ordinator of Special Education, focusing on supporting programs and students with Developmental and Physical Disabilities. He has cottaged in Haliburton since childhood. He and his partner, Joe, now spend their time on Mountain Lake. David, a certified hike leader, enjoys hiking, skiing, kayaking and traveling. He views Point in Time as an essential service in Haliburton County and is committed to helping with its continued success.
Stuart Humphries is a Constable with the Ontario Provincial Police. Stuart started his policing career in Haliburton Highlands in 2001 and worked general patrol and court officer duties before transferring to OPP Security Bureau in 2018. Stuart continues to reside in Algonquin Highlands with his wife Joleen and their three children. Stuart is a youth coach and is very involved in the Canadian Cadet Organization. Stuart is excited to be a new member of the board and looks forward to contributing and working in support of the staff and clients of Point in Time.
Michelle moved to Haliburton in the fall of 2019 after retiring from her position of Superintendent of Education for DSB Ontario North East. Growing up in Toronto East, many summers were spent vacationing and working in Haliburton County. Michelle has always been an advocate for youth and families since her early days with Integra Foundation and Camp Towhee, and later overseeing programs to meet the educational needs for students unsuccessful with traditional day school. Michelle has served on the Board for Child and Family Services, as well as Director and President of the Ontario Public Supervisory Officers Association. Personal interests include photography, walking, kayaking and everything Haliburton! Michelle quickly realized that as an agent of change, Point In Time was providing valuable services to support and advocate for youth and families. Michelle is committed to serving as a Director and ensuring the success of Point In Time continues in Haliburton County.
Cindy, a small town girl at heart, returned to her roots in Haliburton County and now resides in Ingoldsby. She retired in 2018 after a 31 year career as a Public Health Nurse. Supporting families through pregnancy, birth, early years, and school years was her passion.
Cindy is pleased to serve the people of Haliburton County as a board member for Point in Time in a field that she believes is the success of a community: strong, healthy families.