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Community Representatives Come Together to Improve Immigrant Settlement in York Region

The Community Partnership Council (CPC) works with the Region to develop and implement The York Region Immigration Settlement Strategy. CPC includes individuals from a variety of community stakeholder groups.

CPC Role

The role of the CPC is to develop and implement the Immigration Settlement Strategy, specifically:

  • Evaluating and assessing assets and gaps
  • Identifying priorities for funding
  • Suggesting activities for the Strategy
  • Looking at ways community stakeholders can stay connected on newcomer issues
  • Act as ambassador for the implementation of the strategic priorities

Sector Representatives

Here is a list of the current Community Partnership Council Sector Representatives

Sector Sector Representative
Regional Representative

Frank Scarpitti (Co-Chair)
Mayor
Town of Markham

Settlement Services

Patricia Cousins (Co-Chair)
CEO
Social Enterprise Canada

Regional Representative

Katherine Chislett
Commissioner, Community and Health Services
The Regional Municipality of York

Settlement Services

Deanne Kukulewich
Director, Immigrant Services and Community Programs
Catholic Community Services of York Region

Settlement Services

Ally Lui
Program Director,
Centre for Immigrant and Community Services of Ontario

Settlement Services

Janet Hallett
Director, Education Services
COSTI Immigrant Services

Settlement Services

Nella Iasci
Executive Director,
Job Skills

Employment Skills and Training

Karen McNeil
Senior Director, Language Services
Centre for Education and Training

Employment Skills and Training

Darryl Gray
Director, Education and Training
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

Employment Skills and Training

Kim Coulter
President and CEO
Jewish Vocational Services

Labour Market Development

Debroy Chan
Director, Immigrant Inclusion Strategies
Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council

Labour Market Development

Al Wilson
Executive Director
Workforce Planning Board of York Region

Academic

Arslan Mahmood
Director, International Services
Seneca College- International Student Services

Academic

Monica Anne Brennan
Manager, Internationally Educated Professionals
York University – Bridging Program for IEPs

Police Services

Ricky Veerappan
Superintendent, Diversity Equity and Inclusion Bureau
York Region Police

Health Services

Rebecca Shields
CEO
Canadian Mental Health Association, York Region Branch

Health Services

Natalie Iuzzolino
Health Promoter
Vaughan Community Health Centre

Education

Ab Falconi
Director of Education
York Catholic District School Board

Education

Cecil Roach
Coordinator Superintendent of Education, Indigenous Education and Equality
York Region District School Board

Education

Karine Barrass
Community Liaison Officer for York Simcoe Orangeville and Durham Region
Conseil Scolaire Viamonde

Social Services

Noor Din
CEO
Human Endeavour

Social Services

Samantha Wainberg
Executive Director
York Region Arts Council

Social Services

Rubaiyat Karim
Manager Community Investments
United Way Greater Toronto Area

Social Services

Ian Nyman
General Manager, Employment
YMCA Greater Toronto Area

Citizen Representative

Alka Kumar

Citizen Representative

Farhad Pourimohammad

Additional Information

 

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