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Appointee Biographies

Grant Review Team - Grand River - Ontario Trillium Foundation

RICHARD STERNE

is a former Member of Social Security Tribunal of Canada, and a former Director for Brantford Hydro Inc. and Brantford Generation Inc. His community involvement includes serving as Vice-President and director for Samuel W. Stedman Foundation. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario.

REBECCA SMITH

Rebecca Smith is a Development Planner at the County of Oxford where she provides a variety of advisory and informational planning services to various municipalities and councils. Her community involvement includes being former Environmental Coordinator with Langs Farm Village Association. Ms. Smith holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree from the University of Waterloo's School of Planning, and is currently a Candidate Member of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute.

HELEN SCHULTZ

Helen Schultz is currently a volunteer Resources Coordinator at Grand River Community Health Centre. She is also a former Manager at the Canadian Cancer Society. Her community involvement includes serving as Vice-President for the Brant Regional Association as well as various roles with the Haldimand-Norfolk District Health Council, Haldimand-Norfolk Transportation Task Force and Hamilton Regional Cancer Centre. She holds a BA from York University and a Graduate Diploma in Gerontology from the University of Toronto.

RICHARD STERNE

is a former Member of Social Security Tribunal of Canada, and a former Director for Brantford Hydro Inc. and Brantford Generation Inc. His community involvement includes serving as Vice-President and director for Samuel W. Stedman Foundation. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario.