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Board of Directors

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Alim Somji

Board Vice-Chairperson Alim Somji has been a director of AboutFace since 2019 and began his term as Vice-Chairperson in 2020. Alim is the Executive Vice President of the Jaffer Group of Companies based in...

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Ani Spooner

Ani Spooner is a facial difference and self-acceptance advocate who was born with a port wine stain that covers half of her face. She is also the Founder and CEO of PLURALIE.com, a stock...

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Bobbi-Jean White

Bobbi-Jean White

Board Treasurer & Past Chair Partner, KPMG Enterprise

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Dan McMullen

Dan McMullen is a dad of an AboutFace community member, previous Camp Trailblazers counsellor, volunteer at various events, and past Vice-Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, and a current member...

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Donna Jackson

Donna Jackson is a paediatric speech-language pathologist with the Saskatchewan Health Authority. She holds a Master of Science degree from Minot State University in North Dakota. Donna has been the team leader for a...

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Harry Howie

Harry is a retired social worker. He has a young granddaughter who, early in her life, became a particular hero. When she got involved with AboutFace due to a facial difference, she encouraged Harry...

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Hartley Lefton

Board Secretary Hartley Lefton has been a director of AboutFace since 2018. Hartley is a corporate lawyer at McCarthy T├ętrault LLP and has been recognized with several awards, including the Lexpert Rising Star award,...

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Jennifer Little

Jennifer Little, RN, is a mental health clinician with a private psychotherapy practice and experience with working in health systems in Ontario in operational and quality improvement roles. Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science...

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Kariym Joachim

Board President & Chairperson Kariym Joachim is a Clinical Research Project Manager at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. Born with Treacher Collins Syndrome, Kariym strives to raise awareness and educate the...

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Michael Bezuhly

Dr. Michael Bezuhly is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Microbiology and Immunology at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. He completed his undergraduate degree at McGill University and his medical degree...

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Michael Taylor

For the past 42 years, Dr. Taylor was a practising orthodontist and donated one day per week for 35 of those years at the Craniofacial Clinic at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto....