Board of Directors

Christine WardChristine Ward

Christine is currently serving as the President of the Board of Directors, and has over 30 years of Human Resource experience. She has an established track record of success, and a genuine concern for people-care issues. She joined the HR Committee of the Boys and Girls Club of Durham in 2013 and was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2015. Christine has also chaired the Governance and Nominating Committee since 2016. She is dedicated to the Boys and Girls Club, and has volunteered for Race4Kids for the past 4 years. As a life-long resident of the Durham region, Christine appreciates having the opportunity to give back to the children and youth of her community. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling and playing with her grandchildren.

Christine MarquisChristine Marquis
Past President

Christine is a resident of Oshawa who brings considerable experience with Non-Profit organizations especially in finance and governance related issues. She has served on the Board of Directors since June 2014 and currently holds the position of Past President in addition to serving on the Finance and Cowboy Chic Committees. Christine is a Real Estate Broker with RE/Max Jazz Realty Inc. and teaches the real estate courses for the Ontario Real Estate Association.

Lisa Coulter DominguezLisa Coulter-Dominquez
Vice President

Lisa Coulter-Dominguez is a resident of Whitby and grew up in Oshawa. Lisa has a strong affiliation with the Boys and Girls Club having taken swimming lessons as a child swimming at the Eulalie location and later became a volunteer at a satellite school program during the evenings and on weekends. Lisa believes the Boys and Girls Club provides a safe, welcoming place for children of all ages to learn and have fun! Currently Lisa works in real estate sales with Re/Max Jazz in Oshawa. Prior to this, Lisa has over 30 years of Human Resources experience in the IT sector. She holds a degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and completed a graduate program at the illustrious Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto as well as having received the highly lauded designation of CHRL – Certified Human Resources Leader. Lisa loves to travel with her husband, loves animals and helps at a rescue, likes to read and golf.

Jasmine MalhotraJasmine Malhotra

Jasmine is a resident of Pickering and has been on the Board of Directors since 2016. In her professional career Jasmine has worked for IBM Canada for over 19 years with a focus on Finance and Operations. She has two young sons and is excited to work with an organization with a positive influence on children in the community.

Nikki McPheeNikki McPhee

Nikki McPhee joined the Boys and Girls Club of Durham’s Board of Directors in May 2018. Nikki’s family have been longtime Club Members and serving as a Director is her way of giving back to the Club. Nikki has 20+ years in the dental field in various positions and enjoys spending her free time with her family.

Heather CookHeather Cook

Heather Cook was called to the Ontario bar in 2002 and has spent her entire legal career with the Durham Crown Attorney’s Office. Heather has a long-standing interest in matters of youth justice and was involved in the early development of the Youth Justice Committee. For the past 2 years she was responsible for case managing all the youth files in the entire Durham Region and got to see first-hand the positive impact that the Youth Justice Department of the Boys and Girls Club of Durham has on the community it serves. Heather is looking forward to putting her professional experience to good use in working with the members of the Board, staff and volunteers to enhance the mission, vision and values of the Club.

David CooperDavid Cooper

David Cooper has over 15 years in senior management roles in Business Operations and Human Resources. He has been involved with community food support as well as children’s development organizations. David has an educational background in Business Administration, Marketing and Human Resources. He is the Director of Retail Operations for Farm Boy and has been involved with many collaborations/events and sponsorship of Boys and Girls Club Durham.

Rhonda FoskettRhonda Foskett

Rhonda has been the Financial Officer with the Durham Region Association of REALTORS® for over 22 years. Having sat on many Boards and Committees over the years, Rhonda has a clear understanding of the importance of having safe and educational places for children to grow.

Shauna MooreShauna Moore

Laura ShrigleyLaura Shrigley

Laura is currently employed with a local municipality in recreation, as well as, a school board as an occasional teacher. In the past, when not teaching, she has worked for various not-for-profits including the YMCA and Boys and Girls Club of Durham within the Aquatics field. After graduation, Laura temporarily left Canada to pursue personal interests and further her education. She returned to Oshawa in 2012 after completing a Master of Science in Education. Laura is a new board member and is excited about working closely with the staff, volunteers and other Board members to fulfill the mission of the Club and help build strong communities.

Christopher WorobecChristopher Worobec

Currently a Sales Support Manager at IBM, Chris has been with IBM for 15+ years with positions spanning hardware technician to finance. Chris has been with the Boys and Girls Club for 5 years, coming with a desire to assist a well-respected organization, expand, and heighten their impact on the community.

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