New Boards of Directors Appointed for Housing Connections and HSI

New Boards of Directors Appointed for Housing Connections and HSI

April 01, 2010

David Mitchell, Chair of Toronto Community Housing's board of directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of new Boards of Directors for Housing Connections and Housing Services Inc. (HIS) effective April 1, 2010.

The new chair of Housing Connections is Jehad Aliweiwi. Mr. Aliweiwi is the Executive Director of Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office and has 12 years of senior management experience working with large agencies.

The new chair of Housing Services Inc. (HSI) is Antoinette Tummillo. Ms. Tummillo is the Senior Vice-President, Real Estate Management Services, Canada, Colliers International, and has over 15 years experience leading corporate real estate teams for several major corporations, both private and publicly owned.

The new Housing Connections Board members are:

  • Ruby Lam
  • Angus Palmer
  • Filsun Mahamed
  • Dena Forbes
  • Afshan Bye
  • Keiko Nakamura
  • Gordon Chu

The new HSI Board members are:

  • Tariq Shameem
  • Pia Marie Johnson
  • Marwam Kassay
  • Tracie Tesser
  • Sandy Ueno
  • Keiko Nakamura
  • Gordon Chu

"The board membership reflects Toronto Community Housing's commitment to leadership that reflects who lives in our communities," said David Mitchell.

Housing Services Inc. (HSI) and Access Housing Connections Inc. (Housing Connections) are both wholly-owned subsidiaries of Toronto Community Housing. Under Ontario corporate law and their respective shareholder directions, Toronto Community Housing has the right to appoint and remove directors from the HSI and Housing Connections boards. The shareholder directions mandate that the CEO (or her designate) and the CFO of Toronto Community Housing be directors of both HSI and Housing Connections.