Contact Brant is governed by a community Board of Directors that is elected annually.



Chair Patrick Parent Director Owner/Operator of Real People Foster and Family Services Inc.;
Master Thai Massage Practitioner at Riverview Vitality Centre;
Facilitator/Consultant with Achieve Training Centre
Vice-Chair Mike DeBruyn Retired Principal Grand Erie District School Board;
Member/Past-Chair of the Lansdowne Children’s Foundation and Director on the Lansdowne Children’s Centre Board
Treasurer Greg Hackborn Police Officer with Six Nations Police Services;
Volunteer experience with Six Nations Fire Department, Six Nations Child and Family Services, and New Directions Group
Secretary Kelly Skrzypek CPA, CA;
Volunteer at children’s school and for the Strong Start program
Director Glenda Annand Parent; Retired Social Worker;
Volunteer at Branlyn School
Director Nalini Gandhi Retired Social Worker with the Ministry of Education at W. Ross McDonald School for the Blind; formerly with CNIB; membership: OCSWSSW and OASW
Director Susan Fitzgerald System Special Education Resource Teacher with the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board
Director Alyssa Brimmer Youth member completing fourth year at the University of Guelph in International Development with a minor in Geography. Has applied to Teacher’s College.  Experience includes work at Olympia Sports Camp and the City of Brantford’s Branlyn Camp; internship at Xavier Project in Kampala, Uganda; worked with Insight Global Education helping develop curriculum for youth.



Would you be interested in joining our Board?

We are looking for people who are interested in becoming Board members. Call Contact Brant if you are interested in joining our Board.

Eligibility for membership on the Board of Directors membership:

  1. Resident of Brant/Brantford, or have been employed or carried on business in Brant/Brantford for a continuous period of at least one year immediately prior;
  2. Eighteen (18) years of age or older; and
  3. Willing to sign a declaration of commitment to the mission and objects of the organization.


Board of Directors Application Form