Meet Our Directors

Graham Barnes
Resident of Burlington for over 30 years. Retired from his position as Police Inspector, Halton Regional Police, after 35 years of service. more

• Active member – Burlington Wellington Square Masonic Lodge
• Volunteer and Director of Community Cares Committee Halton
• Active community affairs participant
• Past member of initial steering committee for Special Friends Day Halton
• Past member and Community Committee chair of Burlington Rotary North
• Past President of Burlington Centaurs Rugby Club
• Past member of founding steering committee of Youthfest – Our Youth Our Future

Dorothy Borovich
A registered physiotherapist, Dorothy is the owner and director of Burlington Rehab Services, which has been operating in Burlington for over 20 years. more

• Burlington Art Centre Board Member 1996-2001
• Burlington Economic Development Corporation Board Member 1999-2002
• Burlington Economic Development Corporation Founder – Signature Event – 2000
• Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital Foundation Board Member 2000-2003
• Crystal Ball Founder, Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital – Signature Event
• Burlington Community Foundation Board Member 2001-2004
• Ontario Physiotherapy Association Board Member 2004
• Co-Founder of Youthfest – Our Youth Our Future
• Peel Halton Dufferin Training Board Member 2006-2008
• Carpenter Hospice Board Member 2008 – 2011
• Physiotherapy Foundation Board of Canada 2009
• Nominee – Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 1994 – BMO
• Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year Semi-Finalist – Quality Service Award BMO
• Nominee – Today’s Parent Community Initiative Award – 2005
• Recipient – Ontario Physiotherapy Association Award of Excellence 1998
• Recipient – Certificate of Appreciation – Halton Board of Education 1990

Jan Johnson
Jan has lived in Burlington for 14 years and has worked at the Halton Regional Police Service for almost 4 years. Jan very much enjoys volunteer work and has been involved in various organizations over the years. more

• The Distress Centre, Mississauga
• Big Sisters/Big Brothers, Mississauga
• Board Member of the Catholic Adoption Consultation Group, Toronto
• Board Member of Stothers Centre for Children and Families, Etobicoke
• Committee Member of the Mission Week Celebrations – St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto
• Reading Coach with the Reading Enrichment Program at Ascension School, Burlington
• Co-Manager, Burlington Lions Rep Soccer Team, Burlington
• Games Helper at HRPS Annual Special Friends Day, Milton
• Manager, Special Olympics Skylarks Rhythmic Gymnastics Team, Burlington
• Secretary, Community Council, Special Olympics Ontario – Burlington Chapter
• Vice President, Logistics of the Halton Regional Police Chorus, Oakville
• Member of the Torch Run Committee, Halton Regional Police Service, Oakville
• Santa’s Letter Writer at the HRPS Children’s Christmas Party, Oakville
• Current Chair Logistics of the Halton Heroes Gala Committee

Ryan Nisbet
Current Co-Chair Fundraising. more

• Current Co-Chair Fundraising of the Halton Heroes Gala Committee

Jack Moreira
Jack is the owner and director of The Burlington Convention Centre. He has been in business in the Burlington area since 1983, owning several furniture businesses and banquet halls. more

• Board member, Burlington Christian Academy
• Fundraising gala sponsor for Carpenter Hospice, Burlington Community Foundation, Oakville Trafalgar Hospital, Joseph Brant Hospital & Shooting for the Stars, Rotary International and others
• Sponsor of many of Burlington’s Community Events including the Burlington Economic Development Corporation Signature Event and Youthfest

Cam Roberts
Cam has been a resident of Halton Region for almost 40 years. He is a former member of both the Metropolitan Toronto Police Service and the Halton Regional Police Service. more

He is currently the President and CEO of Halton Alarm Response and Protections Ltd. (HARP) and Alarm-Tech Security Systems. Since 1985 they have been providing customized security systems, alarm response, video and alarm monitoring and investigation services to businesses and resdents of Halton Region.

Keith Strong
Resident of Burlington for almost 50 years. Self employed for 43 years primarily in the service industry, high pressure cleaning, and transfer disposal of industrial hazardous waste. more

• Fundraising – Tansley Woods Community Centre
• Board of Directors, BEDC (Burlington Economic Development Corporation)
• Founding Board Member – Burlington Community Foundation
• Crystal Ball Fundraising Member – Joseph Brant Hospital
• Co-Founder of the Burlington Mayors Gala
• Carpenter Hospice Fundraising Committee
• Co-Founder of Youthfest – Our Youth Our Future
• Board member of Burlington Hamilton United Way
• Fundraising Chair – Burlington Performing Arts Centre
• Founding Chair – Board of Directors – Burlington Performing Arts Centre
• Committee member fundraising Burlington Breast Cancer Support Services
• Committee member fundraising Bereaved Families of Ontario
• Co-Founder – Community Cares Committee of Halton (Halton Heroes Gala)
• Burlington Citizen of the Year – 2003
• Ontario Medal of Good Citizenship – 2006
• Patron of the City of Burlington – 2006
• Lions International – The Helen Keller Fellowship – 2006
• Rotary International – Paul Harris Fellow – 2007

Les Vass
Les has been a resident of Burlington since 1983. He is a former member of the RCMP and currently the President of Fourteen-Forty, a Private Investigation and Security Consulting Agency with offices in both Toronto and Burlington. more

• Charter Member and Past President Yellowhead Parkland Kiwanis Club
• Past President Austin Healey Club of Southern Ontario
• Past Delegate Austin Healey Club of America
• Past Executive member British Car Council
• Past Executive member & Chair of Human Resources at Halton Recovery House
• Current Principal Officer Wentworth Masonic Lodge
• Active Member Shriners International and Current Director Niagara Shrine Club
• Previously involved with the Terry Fox Run and the Rotary International Ribfest
• Current Chairman, 150th Anniversary Committee Wentworth Masonic Lodge
• Current Director of the Community Cares Committee of Halton
• Current Chair of the Halton Heroes Gala Committee
• Active supporter Shriners Hospitals for Children