The strength of Community Living South Muskoka’s leadership starts at the top with a committed chair leading a board composed of independent, well-informed directors who give priority to the strategic vision of the organization and seeks continuous improvement of the services provided to individuals and their families. The day-to-day operations at CLSM are overseen by our highly experienced management team, each working to manage a different area of our service delivery.
Board of Directors
Gord Haugh, Chair
Gord Haugh was an independent corporate communications consultant with clients in both government and the private sector. Gord was previously Manager of Public Affairs for The (then) Canadian Manufacturers’ Association, Executive Director – Communications for the WSIB, Communications Advisor to the Commissioner of the Inquiry into the Air Ontario Crash at Dryden, Ontario and a senior consultant with GPC Communications. Within government, he has been Chief of Staff to several ministers and Communications Advisor to others.
Gord is a Past President and Director of the Gravenhurst Curling Club, a Trustee of the Stan Darling Environmental Education Fund, and a Senator of Junior Chamber International.
Gord and his wife, Shelley, live in Gravenhurst, on the shores of Kahshe Lake.
Bruce Hemphill, Treasurer
Bruce is an active volunteer in his community of Gravenhurst. He is a Director of the Gravenhurst Curling Club, he is the former Chair of the Downtown Revitalization Committee for the Town of Gravenhurst and he currently holds, along with others, the designation of Gravenhurst Ambassador.
He has served both as a Director and as President of the Beaverton-Thorah Homeowners Association, and as a Director and Board Treasurer of the Ina Grafton Gage Home, a not-for-profit long-term care facility in Toronto.
Bruce is a graduate of Ryerson University in Business Administration with a final year major in finance. He holds diplomas from the University of Windsor Law School for Conflict Resolution and Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution.
He spent the last ten years of his business career as a consultant to the United Church of Canada dealing with subjects such as governance, legal responsibilities of Trustees and Directors, congregational amalgamations, strategic planning, visioning, fundraising and stewardship, and conflict dispute resolution.
Linda O’Hallarn, Secretary
Linda came to Community Living South Muskoka as a Registered Practical Nurse and worked for the organization for twenty years as the manager of what was then known as the Vocational Program. Linda and her family provided respite for the Family Home Program for many years and her two children have both worked for CLSM.
Linda has been a resident of Muskoka for over 40 years. Her interests include travel, reading, and personal fitness. She is involved in her church community and sings in the choir.
Phil joined the Board in 2021 and has been an appreciated asset. He has experience working for many volunteer organizations within his community and has honed a broad set of skills through his involvement. He has been a volunteer for Canadian Adaptive Snowsports (CADS) assisting individuals with disabilities to ski and has been involved with Muskoka Victim Services and Rotary Bracebridge.
Phil has a long professional history in finance and accounting and his sense of duty and kindness are witnessed daily.
Carol Ann Chapman
Carol Ann started her career as an Early Childhood Educator for the Region of Peel and went on to provide private daycare and support for children with autism. She spent several years employed as a Children’s Ministry Coordinator and volunteering in youth ministry.
As a mature student, she continued her academic journey by completing a certificate in Child Abuse Studies, a diploma in Social Work, a BA in Social Development Studies and, in 2017, graduated with her Master of Divinity. She is currently the minister at Trinity United Church, Gravenhurst.
Carol Ann’s expertise and experience with and love for children and adults with disabilities is a welcomed asset for Community Living South Muskoka.
Krista Haiduk-Collier – Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 705-645-5494 ext. 226
Cathy Gray – Executive Assistant
Phone: 705-645-5494 ext. 285
Declan Ormsby – Manager of Human Resources
Phone: 705-645-5494 ext. 287
Colleen Kelly-Berrichi – Chief Operations Officer
Phone: 705-645-5494 ext. 232
Kent Lee – Chief Administration Officer
Phone: 705-645-5494 ext. 248
Aleisha Burta – Manager of Accommodation Services
Phone: 705-645-5494 ext. 249
Kelly Cleland – Manager of Services & Supports
Phone: 705-645-5494 ext. 245
Phone: 705-645-5494 ext. 288
Phone: 705-645-5494 ext. 298
Phone: 705-645-5494 ext. 228
Phone: 705-645-5494 ext. 246
Phone: 705-645-5494 ext. 241