Moorelands Staff

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 in 2000. Prior to joining the Moorelands 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.

 

Helen Banham – Development & Communications Officer

416-466-9987 Ext. 312

Helen joined Moorelands in October 2014  prior to that she spent 2 years at Heinz Canada as an Account Relations Coordinator. Previously Helen was a High School English Teacher.

 

David Borsook – Camp Co-Director, Moorelands Camp

416-466-9987 Ext. 306

David comes to Moorelands 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 spent 2015 working for the Waterloo Region District School Board as an Occasional Teacher. 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 provides that much-needed influence.

Katie Fine – Events and Volunteers Coordinator – On Leave (Nov 2018)

Prior to joining Moorelands in 2007, Katie Wright 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.

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 team as Director, Development & Communications in December 2013. Prior to coming to Moorelands, 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 in 2009, Min Lin worked in the not-for-profit sector for five years. Her experience includes planning, development and implementation of accounting systems and policies, and administrative functions such as designing accounting procedures, budget, analysis, financial reports, payroll, Human Resources, and general office administration. Min holds a master’s degree in engineering and spent 10 years teaching at ShenZhen University in China. With great passion for working in the accounting field, she achieved her CGA designation in 2011.

 

Keith McShan – Programs Coodinator

416-466-9987 Ext. 301

Keith McShan joined Moorelands as Programs Coordinator in March 2018. Keith first became involved with Moorelands as a member of the summer camp staff team while he was in the last year of his post-graduate degree at the University of Windsor. Since working at camp, Keith has earned his Master’s degree in Sports Management.  He has worked as an Events Coordinator with Football Canada; a high school basketball and football coach with the Massey Mustangs High School Program in Windsor, Ontario; and the Windsor Valiants Basketball Club.  Keith has also served as Basketball Coach at Duke University in North Carolina for their boys’ basketball camp.  Keith is excited to return to Moorelands and use the skills he has honed to help Toronto kids develop their skills and grow in confidence.

 

Jodi Thompson – City Programs Manager

416-466-9987 Ext. 305

In January of 2016, Jodi joined Moorelands’ city programs as Interim City Programs Manager. Jodi first became involved with Moorelands Community Services 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 – Camp Co-Director, Moorelands Camp

416-466-9987 Ext. 303

 

 

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