Together We Are Stronger®

The Carion Fenn Foundation Board of Directors are accountable for governance of the organization. 

Alex Blair 

Board Member, Director At Large 

Ajax On Canada

Alex is a crisis councillor for the City of Toronto. A resident of Town of Ajax, he has a tremendous amount of experience working as a social worker. He has a bachelors degree in social work and been helping familys for over 40 years. 

Carion Fenn​​

Board Chair

Ajax, ON Canada

Victor Hyman

Board Member, Director At Large 

Brampton, On Canada

Nicole specializes in land use planning and environmental regulatory compliance for long-range planning process. Nicole holds a Masters Degree in Urban and Regional Planning, and is well versed in meeting provincial and municipal regulations of environmental compliance.


Nicole retains extensive knowledge of provincial legislation for planning and development systems and processes; Provincial Policy Statement, Ontario Planning Act, Ontario Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, The Big Move (Metrolinx), Metrolinx Five Year Strategy 2015-2020, Indian Lands Act, Ontario Heritage Act, Environmental Assessment Act, Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act and the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act. Nicole's land use planning experience includes obtaining development approvals by demonstrating the ability to review, analyze, evaluate, manage and process complex development applications; official plan amendments, zoning by-law amendments, minor variances, site plans, architectural plans, archaeological plans and land use planning needs for First Nation communities. To date, Nicole has processed more than 8, 800 development applications for municipal, private, public and Aboriginal land owners. Skillfully, Nicole is experienced in regulating and managing development application complaints from members of the public, and conducts site visits regarding disputed applications appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) for adjudication. Nicole N. Hanson has been a long-standing advocate of building healthy communities as an urban planner and visionary. As a recent cancer survivor who was misdiagnosed for a number of years, Nicole understands the importance of building capacity and awareness on issues of chronic illnesses in the public interest.

 

Bianca is a recent graduate from Queen’s University where she majored in sociology and completed her electives in mathematics. She has always had a passion for the arts and sciences and is currently pursuing both through her position at the Carion Fenn Foundation and her job as a lead instructor at Mathanasium, the math learning centre.  She is a former Girls Inc. volunteer and served an important role on the Carion Fenn Campaign for Mayor as the communications coordinator. The Carion Fenn Foundation has given her the opportunity to gain valuable experience while partaking in projects that positively impact the community. 

Carion Fenn is the President and CEO of the Carion Fenn Foundation; Host of Health 180 with Carion Fenn on Rogers TV Durham; a Town of Ajax Mayoral Candidate and an Award-Winning inclusiveness, accessibility and healthcare advocate. Carion is a Member of Lakeridge Health Board of Trustees, Board Quality Committee and Co-Chair Ajax Pickering Hospital Community Panel. She is an Accessibility Advisor to Town of Ajax Council and Vice Chair on the Accessibility Advisory Committee.

Nicole N. Hanson, MES (Pl.)

Director of Advocacy

Mississauga, ON Canada

Ken Anderson

Board Member, Director At Large

North Vancouver, BC Canada

Board Members

Nicole specializes in land use planning and environmental regulatory compliance for long-range planning process. Nicole holds a Masters Degree in Urban and Regional Planning, and is well versed in meeting provincial and municipal regulations of environmental compliance.

Ken Anderson was born, raised and lives in North Vancouver, British Columbia, and much of that time has been spent living with disability. Ken survived a spinal cord injury occurring as a result of a motor vehicle accident when he was just a teenager. Ken having suffered a devastating life setback chose to value the gift of life and drive forward productively and energetically. Ken participated in rehabilitation at the G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre. Ken has also continued to pursue athletics,  participating in an array of wheelchair athletic venues. Most notably Ken was part of the Sports Hall of Fame inducted Vancouver Cable Cars Wheelchair basketball team. Ken has also worked for the British Columbia Paraplegic Association. After High School Ken attended the British Columbia Institute of Technology BCIT as well as Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Having been a person living with disability since his teenage years, Ken has seen the need for advocacy in support of the rights and freedoms of the disabled, and has for much of his life, both worked and volunteered in support of his peers. Ken has now taken on the challenge of awareness, advocacy and support of those living with Syringomyelia and Chiari Malformation. 

Bianca Albanese

Director of Communications

Ajax, ON Canada

Victor is a caring, dedicated advocate and passionate advocate helping to support others. He has been by Carion's side helping communities since 2008. He's apart of the event team and work in the Contruction Industry. Hard working and dedicate to helping to make a difference for others. 

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