This project is guided by the advice of representatives from community organizations, a past Loyalist College international student and an older adult who is a new Canadian. Thank you to our community partners!
Masud Allam has committed his life to serving the global community. A Rotarian for 18 years, he has been awarded multiple Paul Harris Fellows. He currently sits on the board of Sleeping Children Around the World and was a former volunteer at Lakeridge Health Network – Geriatric and Long-Term Care. Masud is an immigrant to Canada, who became a Canadian citizen in Feb. 2019. His other interests include history, politics, and cricket.
Meghan Beatty is the Senior Program and Client Services Manager at Quinte Immigration Services, overseeing the Community Connections program and Central Eastern Ontario Translation & Interpretation Services. She holds a Social Service Worker diploma from Loyalist College.
Victoria Law is a Social Determinants of Health Public Health Nurse at Hastings Prince Edward Public Health located in Belleville, Ontario. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Toronto, a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Kinesiology from Queen’s University, and a Master of Science in Medicine with a Major in Applied Health Services Research from Memorial University. In her role at public health, she works alongside community partners to address the social determinants of health such as housing, income, social inclusion and social support networks. She is the current chair of the Quinte Local Immigration Partnership Anti-Racism Working Group and is passionate about bridging diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives to positive public health outcomes She looks forward to supporting the Home Share project at Loyalist College as a community partner.
Jamie Lynn Osmond
Jamie Lynne Osmond is an Assistant Manager of Employment and Financial Assistance Services with Community and Human Services at the County of Hastings. In her role, Jamie works to create opportunities for vulnerable populations, working alongside community partners to ensure programming and resources are available. Jamie is a dedicated employee of the county, approaching 25 years of service. Jamie also manages special projects including pandemic isolation, employment programming, and most recently community response. Jamie was a project coordinator for the Employment Innovations Fund which resulted in bringing the rural transit system to Deseronto. Jamie is also a part time Professor in the Social Service Worker Program at Loyalist College. As a Loyalist alumna, Jamie is thrilled to participate in the Home Share project.
Mike Slatter is the Deputy Chief of Quality and Development at Hastings-Quinte Paramedic Services. Mike has 29 years of experience as a paramedic, with 20 years on the frontline. His extensive portfolio includes experience in quality assurance, training and community paramedicine programs. He is an active member of the Situation Table, Harm Reduction and Palliative Care Network and is currently working toward a degree in Health Administration through Toronto Metropolitan University.
Brenda is the Executive Director of Volunteer and Information Services of Hastings and Prince Edward Counties.