National Leadership Team

Rick Ashbee

Rick Ashbee

National Executive Director

This Rick. He is our fearless leader.
Victoria Selano

Victoria Selano

National Director Marketing & Program

Favourite thing to eat in the office?
Dried cranberries and cashew trail mix. 
How do you like to relax/unwind?
Bikram Yoga. Bring on the sweat. 
What's your superpower (or secret talent)?
It's so secret that I can't even tell you.  
How do you give back?
I participate in local community clean ups in the spring and fall and donate to a local children's hospital. 

Erika Aucoin

Erika Aucoin

National Office Manager

Meet Erika. We'd be lost without her.
While we get her bio and photo up, enjoy this photo of a summer sunset. 
Jeremey Ludwig

Jeremey Ludwig

National Program Manager

Favourite thing to eat in the office?        
A bologna sandwich every day for lunch.
How do you like to relax/unwind?
In the evening I like to sit on the front porch with my wife and enjoy life.
What’s your superpower (or secret talent)?
For fun, I wrote and illustrated a couple of story books to read to our son.  They are about our cat and the first one was about a fishing trip with the Loch Ness Monster.
How do you give back?
In the past I have volunteered in the community and helped coach hockey however this all changed with the arrival of our son.  In a few years, I will not doubt be coaching his hockey team, baseball team, soccer team.

Andrew Ratcliff

Andrew Ratcliff

National Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Favourite thing to eat in the office?
Large chocolate twist ice cream cone, dipped in chocolate and rolled in sprinkles.
How do you like to relax/unwind?
I usually enjoy watching documentaries or following current events
What’s your superpower (or secret talent)?
I have a very good mind for retaining useless knowledge.
How do you give back?
I spend some of my time during various holidays to help sort and distribute food to the less fortunate at local foodbanks.
Alisha Fournier

Alisha Fournier

Senior Project Coordinator

Favourite thing to eat in the office?
Chocolate chip cookies. Or, anything chocolate, really.
How do you like to relax/unwind?
I love to watch television. Huge fan of Samantha Bee and John Oliver. Jane the Virgin is my happy place. I also love going for hikes. I try to get out of Toronto and into the bush as often as I can. I love sitting among the trees.
What’s your superpower (or secret talent)?
I can remember a ridiculous amount of celebrity trivia.  
How do you give back?
I volunteer wherever, and as often as I can.