CHAIR – Jo-Lynn Fenton is the mother of two boys with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder. She has been actively involved in the autism community since 1998, and has held numerous volunteer positions within the provincial autism community. She has sat on copious government committees, raising the awareness and advancement of services. Most notably, she was the President of Autism Society Canada. In 2011, she was awarded the Stewart McKelvey Green Jacket for her outstanding contribution to the autism community in Nova Scotia.
VICE CHAIR – Nancy Walker
SECRETARY – Nicole Ashley
DIRECTOR – Suzanne Johnson. I graduated from Mount Saint Vincent University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management. After graduating, I worked as an Event Planner until the birth of my first son. I am now a yoga teacher and a stay at home mom of two beautiful boys. My oldest son was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder when he was three years old. He currently attends the after school program at Playing and Learning Together, so this organization and the people involved are very near and dear to my heart. I am very happy and excited to be part of such an amazing organization.
DIRECTOR – Carly Sutherland
DIRECTOR – Sarah Pitcairn. I am a stay at home mother with three amazing boys. My oldest was diagnosed at 3 with Autism Spectrum Disorder. My husband is also on the spectrum has contributed to my passion for this cause. I have a Bachelor’s degree from Simon Fraser University, and a Marketing Diploma from the British Columbia Institute Of Technology. My oldest son attends the after school program at Playing and Learning Together. This is a unique and incredible program full of amazing and dedicated people and I am so delighted to be part of this organization.
DIRECTOR – Linda Alderice