Denise Marques has recently joined the Brampton and Caledon Community Foundation. Denise has nearly 20 years experience working in the arts and culture field, specifically within museums and art galleries. She has spent the last 13 years as the Development Coordinator at the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA). A long-time Brampton resident, wife and mother of three, Denise is excited to join the Foundation to continue to support community initiatives.
Lloyd is a Chartered Accountant and has been in both Public Practice and a Controller in industry over his 28 year career. He is currently a Partner at McCarney Greenwood LLP providing assurance, tax and succession planning services to his owner managed clients.
Lloyd is a volunteer member of the Audit Committee at the Central West LHIN, participates in volunteer tax preparation clinics through the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and is a member of Clublink Golf.
Lloyd has been an active member with the Brampton and Caledon Community Foundation for over 6 years and presently is on the Board of Directors and is Chair of the Finance and Investment Committees and is a member of the Executive Committee.
Lloyd enjoys family time with his wife, Donna and his kids Matthew and Sari. Lloyd’s interests are travel, cycling and golf.
Cam is a Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Life Underwriter and has been in business for over 38 years. He is a Partner with the Queensbury Group providing insurance planning, financial planning and wealth management to his clients.
Cam is a Trustee at Grace United Church and is a Social Club Member at the Brampton Golf Club.
Cam has been an active member with the Brampton and Caledon Community Foundation for over 8 years and presently is on the Board of Directors and is Chair of the Grant Making Committee.
Cam is a long time Brampton resident and enjoys family time with his wife, Sharon, and Emma their bearded collie. His hobbies include: cycling; golf; and reading.
Chris is a Director of Estate Planning at BMO Private Wealth. Prior to joining BMO, Chris was a solicitor practicing at Lawrence, Lawrence, Stevenson LLP in the areas of Real Estate, Wills, Estates and Trusts. Chris previously operated his own law practice in Etobicoke and also worked as in-house counsel at a title insurance company in downtown Toronto.
Chris has been very active in the community. Besides being a director of the Brampton and Caledon Community Foundation and a former member of the Grant Making Committee, he has been a director, trustee or committee member of the following organizations: Long Branch Baptist Church, Rotary Club of Brampton, Brampton Board of Trade, Ontario Bar Association Continuing Development Committee – Young Lawyers Division, and St. George (Bannerman) Foundation. Chris also has coached his daughters in hockey for several years.
James Boyd joined the Foundation in June 2004, as its Executive Director.
James came to the Foundation from a background of banking, trade and finance. This experience, combined with James’ many years of community involvement, meant James was well-positioned to work within the corporate structure of a community foundation, as well as broaden the Foundation’s community and donor outreach.
Currently, the President & CEO, James has led the Brampton and Caledon Community Foundation over the past 16 years from its early, formative days to its current position as a major vehicle for donors and philanthropists who wish to leave a charitable legacy through an endowment fund at the Brampton and Caledon Community Foundation.
James is proud to work in an organization that provides direct and tangible benefit to worthy charities in the community; with the Foundation having granted over 1,000 individual grants to charities worth a value of over $6 million since 2003.
James has lived just outside beautiful Belfountain, Ontario since 2011.
As a HR Consultant, Lori facilitates peer learning sessions and conducts training in many HR capacities. Lori has previously been a Human Resources – Health and Safety Manager., where she has been responsible for the effective planning, organizing, directing and analyzing of the operations for the companies she has worked with in her career. Working in human resources her function has also encompasses organization design and development recruitment, training and development, performance management and health and safety. Lori has been a part time faculty member at Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advance Learning where she taught human resources and health and safety. Lori has been a guest presenter at the Professional Association of Volunteer Engagement, on effective communication and difficult conversations.
In Lori’s volunteer life she has been on many gala and fund raising committees in her community, raising over 1.5 million dollars for various charities over the past 18 years.
Lori is a member of the Zonta International Leadership Development Committee and has served as Zonta International Governor 2016-2018, lt. governor, area director, and on the District 4 board as Amelia Earhart Fellowship Committee co-chairman. For two biennia, Lori has been privileged to be the Z and Golden Z Clubs international committee chairman. 2012-2014, 2014-2016.
Lori and her husband, Garry, have lived in the Caledon area for 33 years where they raised their two sons. Her family has always supported her community volunteer work and participated in many events.
Over 35 years of experience in the Real Estate Industry as a full time licensed Realtor.
For over 3 decades Maria has worked tirelessly with the Community at large Chairing and serving as a Board member on some of the largest most significant Organizations in the Community.
1997, Maria served as the first female President of the Brampton Board of Trade.
2001 – 2011 Appointed as a Federal Governor in Council Tribunal Chair for Employment Ins.
2008 Served as the Chair of the Brampton and Caledon Community Foundation
2009 Appointed to the Board of William Osler Health System
2011 – 2017 Appointed Chair of the Central West Local Health Integrated Network (LHIN)
2002 Received the Queen’s Jubilee medal
2002 Business Person of the Year
2010 Brampton Guardian’s Citizen of the Year
It is from her extensive experience that Maria has developed her skills as a collaborative leader working closely with the community and its partners to build positive working relationships through community engagement and involvement.
Jim Firth is a Professional Engineer and Partner with Crozier & Associates Consulting Engineers. He has over 30 years’ experience in land development and a specialized background in project management.
Prior to joining Crozier & Associates in 2007, he provided business planning, course design, and engineering services as a consultant to the golf industry. Jim also served as a branch manager and senior project manager for a large consulting engineering firm.
Jim is a senior engineer with a proven track record and a network of established relationships in the industry. Skilled in the evaluation of complex projects and the allocation of resources, he directs multiple project teams to successful outcomes in our Milton office.
Jim oversees a wide variety of land development projects at Crozier & Associates and has played a key role in the growth of the firm’s GTA office in Milton. He is instrumental in business development for the firm. Jim also provides a wealth of experience in the design of rural services, including communal and private sewage systems.
Jim has advised on course curriculum for the Seneca College Golf Course Technician program and served on the Caledon Chamber of Commerce Policy committee. He is President of the Palgrave Rotary Club and the 2015 recipient of Rotarian of the Year.
Hannah is an associate at Davis Webb LLP mainly focusing on municipal planning, land development, commercial real estate and general corporate commercial law.
Hannah advises and represents clients on a broad range of land development issues, real estate transactions and general corporate and commercial matters to both private and public sector clients. Hannah works closely with senior partners on planning and development law matters and appears before administrative tribunals.
Prior to joining David Webb LLP, Hannah summered at a growing Canadian financial institution and completed her articles at a downtown Toronto full-service firm, where she assisted senior counsel with a broad range of administrative law, real estate, and corporate commercial matters.
Elliott is one of the originating founders of Dale Streiman Law LLP and he specializes in the areas of real estate, business law, wills and estates, estate planning, corporate commercial law and in his former days specialized in Family Law.
He has committed himself to many community functions and donates time and energy for charitable causes and legal work in Brampton and Toronto. His motto is that to be an effective lawyer, you must give back to the community, help people resolve their legal issues and difficulties and be of service to all of our clients. The community of Brampton in 1971 was comprised of 68,000 residents and now there are almost 600,000 residents of Greater Brampton area. In addition to the practice of law, Elliott is devoting his time to land development throughout Ontario including Milton, Bradford, Beaverton and other developing communities with planned environments that will suit the aging and younger population of Ontario.
Year of Call
Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto, 1966 Bachelor of Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, 1969
Memberships – Professional & Community Affiliations
Elliott has been a member of many professional and charitable associations and boards and has sat on many boards of directors for since 1971 assisting in development of individual businesses both for profit and non-profit and in offering his advice for charitable organizations including the Shaarei Shomayim Synagogue of Toronto and other Brampton, Toronto and International charitable and business organizations.
Elliott is delighted that Dale Streiman Law LLP is a true family law firm. Elliott practices law with his two daughters Amanda and Shana Dale.