Leah is a lawyer and works in private equity. Outside of work, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends and experiencing new places and foods.
Her goals include helping to build a stronger BFO, encouraging collaboration between the Board, staff and volunteers to inspire hope and healing in the community.
Jane is a retired corporate trainer.
Since 1991, Barb has co-facilitated many types of groups including parental loss, children’s groups, concurrent parent groups, spousal loss over 55 closed groups. She also does one-to-ones and has recently shared her facilitator experience in current BFO facilitator training sessions.
At the present time, she is the chair of PAC (Professional Advisory Committee) and the PAC representative on the Board. Barb is the honored recipient of the Noah Thorek Award and the first recipient of the Founders Award.
Allan has been a Funeral Director for over 40 years and operates MacKinnon & Bowes in Toronto. He and his company have been supportive of BFO and the assistance it provides families in need for over 30 years.
Catherine joined the board in 2014 and is passionate about fundraising to ensure that BFO can continue to provide its much-needed support. She leads the Golf Tournament Committee and Co-Chairs the Fundraising Committee.
Outside of BFO, Catherine works in data analytics.