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Collaborative Members

The Project Collaborative is the guiding body for the five year Aging and Developmental Disabilities Project (ADD Project) funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Members are drawn from the Ontario Partnership on Aging and Developmental Disabilities and include:

Represented by Sandy Keshen, President and CEO

• An innovative developmental services provider serving more than 1000 persons in the GTA
• Active in the area of aging and developmental disabilities since the mid 1990’s
• Lead agency for the ADD Project.

Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS)
Represented by Denis McClelland, Board Member

• Represents 100 developmental service providers in Ontario
• Facilitates the sharing of ideas, resources, systems and information across its membership
• Liaises with government on behalf of member organizations with the goal of improving the development of cost effective quality supports for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS)
Represented by Margaret Ringland, Director of Member Relations and Professional Services

• Serves 350 member organizations supporting older adults
• Represents and supports the common goals of its members to provide and advocate for quality not-for-profit long term care, services and seniors’ housing.

Ontario Gerontology Association (OGA)
Represented by Norm Shulman, Executive Director

• An incorporated voluntary organization promoting the study and research of aging
• Its membership provides an inter-disciplinary forum for those involved in the field of Gerontology
• Advocates for the well-being of older adults

Ontario Long-Term Care Association (OLTCA)
Represented by Nancy Cooper, Director Policy and Professional Development

• Representing more than 400 organizations in the long term care sector
• Leads and enables its members to provide efficient and high quality long term care and services.

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