Lynda Tilley – Executive Director
416-466-9987 Ext. 308
Lynda Tilley brought over 16 years of experience working with children and youth at risk to her position of Camp Director of Moorelands Camp when she joined Moorelands Kids in 2000. In 2015, Lynda became Moorelands Kids’ Executive Director. Prior to joining the Moorelands Kids staff team, Lynda was the Residential Centre Manager of Our Place Peel, a long-term residence for disadvantaged and homeless youth in Peel Region. Lynda sees camp as a place to provide opportunities for children to develop positive relationships with adults and peers and to learn core values of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship. Lynda is a graduate of the American Camping Association’s Camp Director Course.
David Borsook – Moorelands Camp Director
416-466-9987 Ext. 306
David comes to Moorelands Kids with over 10 years’ experience working in outdoor education and camps. After graduating from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Science he completed his Bachelor of Education from the University of British Columbia with a major in Elementary General Education and a specialization in Early Childhood Education. David put his skills to work in a variety of camp and educational environments, including as the Assistant Director – Programs and Operation, at Camp McGovern. David is also a former teacher for the Waterloo Region District School Board where he taught a variety of grades and worked with children from wide ranging backgrounds and needs. He has a passion for empowering youth of all ages, to realize their potential and become the independent, positive leaders of tomorrow.
Danielle Buller – Reception and Registrar
416-466-9987 Ext. 300
Danielle Buller has been a member of the Moorelands Camp staff team since 2012; beginning first as a Cabin Leader and later, Program Staff, Day Camp Coordinator and Section Head. In 2017, she joined the office team as Receptionist and Registrar; bringing with her not only her wealth of experience from Moorelands Camp but also her vast knowledge of child development thanks to her degrees in Drama in Education and Community and Education for Primary and High School from the University of Windsor. Danielle firmly believes that making a positive influence in a child’s life at a young ages sets them up for success and happiness in later life. She is happy to have joined the office team as she knows that Moorelands Kids provides that much-needed leadership influence.
Helen Gaan – Development & Communications Officer
416-466-9987 Ext. 312
Helen joined Moorelands Kids staff team in October 2014. Born and raised in the UK, Helen holds a Joint Honours, Bachelor of Arts in History and English and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education. Before moving to Canada, Helen worked as a High School English Teacher where she saw first-hand how kids from lower income communities often lacked access to the opportunities and experiences needed to thrive in school and post-secondary education; opportunities and experiences many of us take for granted. Helen is a strong believer in Moorelands Kids’ mission and the empowerment that children gain through our leadership programs. She delights in being able to share the stories of growth and transformation she hears from our participants and further the organization’s mandate to empower kids to transform their lives.
Maureen Lewis – Director of Development & Communications
416-466-9987 Ext. 307
With more than 23 years’ experience in corporate and development work, Maureen joined the Moorelands Kids as Director, Development & Communications in December 2013. Prior to coming to Moorelands Kids, Maureen was responsible for program management, partnership development, events management and media stewardship for a variety of national charities including the Learning Partnership and Raising the Roof. A passionate believer in collaborative solutions, Maureen has a particular focus on public engagement, brand building, community and corporate partnership, with a strong interest in causes that support children, youth and poverty reduction. Born and raised in Toronto, Maureen holds an Honours, Bachelor of Commerce with a double major in marketing and finance. Maureen is proud to be a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Min Lin – Controller
416-466-9987 Ext. 310
Prior to joining Moorelands Kids staff team in 2009, Min Lin worked in the not-for-profit sector for five years. Her experience includes planning, development
Nicholas Reynolds – Programs Coordinator
416-466-9987 Ext. 301
Nicholas joined the staff of Moorelands Kids as Programs Coordinator in September 2018. He first began working with youth in a summer camp setting in 2009 when he began working at the YMCA. During his time there, he gained a wealth of experience in Camps, Outdoor Education, and Child Care. Through these experiences, he gained an appreciation for working with organizations that are run according to clear values and that seek to provide experiences to participants from all financial and social backgrounds. Nicholas graduated from Brock University in 2015 with a Bachelors of Recreation and Leisure studies. He has a passion for providing youth with leadership opportunities as well as the chance to be active both indoors and outdoors.
Jodi Thompson – City Programs Manager
416-466-9987 Ext. 305
In January of 2016, Jodi joined Moorelands Kids‘ city programs as City Programs Manager. Jodi first became involved with Moorelands Kids in 2012, as a Section Head at Moorelands Camp and continues to spend summer vacations helping at camp. Jodi has a rich history in supportive child programming. In 2015 Jodi joined the Peel District School Board as a Teaching Assistant, integrating children with special needs into mainstream classrooms. At the YMCA, Jodi programmed for children and youth in both camp and drop-in program settings for over 5 years. During her schooling at Seneca College for Child and Youth Work, Jodi completed two international placements serving children in local communities. Jodi strongly believes in the leadership potential of all children. She is devoted to helping children build upon their own strengths, so they can become leaders within their own communities.
Amos Tilley – Moorelands Camp Director
416-466-9987 Ext. 303
Amos Tilley has been a staff member of Moorelands Camp since 2005, in a range of roles including Service Team, Lifeguard, Float, Cabin Leader, Assistant Program Coordinator, Program Coordinator, and now Camp Co-Director. Amos recently graduated from the University of Ambrose in Alberta with a degree in Behavioral Science (Psychology and Sociology). Upon completion of his studies, he was excited to join the Moorelands Kids team full time. He has seen first-hand how Moorelands Camp makes a meaningful impact
Katie Fine – Events and Volunteers Coordinator – On Leave
Prior to joining Moorelands Kids in 2007, Katie Fine spent 6 years developing and implementing programs for children and youth. She coordinated summer camps, an after-school program and community center events for the City of Toronto and a summer camp at COSTI Immigrant Services. She spent six months teaching at an elementary school in Ghana and in 2006 worked for Right to Play in Northern Uganda evaluating, designing and implementing health, recreational and youth leadership programs in partnership with UNHCR at a Refugee Settlement. From her diverse experiences, Katie developed a strong belief that quality recreational programming plays an essential role in the healthy development of children and youth and creates stronger and safer communities. She remains excited that she joined an organization that shares that belief.