Board of Directors 2017-2018

Nathan Pike - Treasurer

Nathan is Vice President and General Manager of a small distribution firm in Kitchener and has extensive experience in global trade and international finance.  Nathan has been a member of the Social Development Centre Board since June 2005.  Since joining the Board Nathan has a better understanding of the need for continued innovation, collaboration and investment in the non-profit sector. He believes there is substantial value in the services provided by organizations such as the Social Development Centre. 

Brad Ullner - Director

Brad discovered an outlet for his academic background in Political Science through the policy perspective employed at the Social Development Centre: policy discussions (at all levels of government) ought to include the people most affected by the policy. Brad has worked with community groups and agencies related to disability and human rights. He has been active in both the Disabilities and Human Rights Group and the Poverty Free K-W Action Group and in many related initiatives since June 2004.

Chris Hodnett - Director 

Biography coming soon.

Barbara Spronk - Director

Barbara has been a member of a number of boards, at the university and national levels, and chair of several of them. She also, in England, spent six years as Executive Director of a nongovernmental organization devoted to promoting innovative education approaches in many of the world's poverty zones. Two years ago, she had to interrupt serving as a President of the Board of the SDC and decided to come back and put her skills to good use: research, teaching and training, management, board membership and leadership, mentoring.

Diana Bumstead - Director

Ambika Opal - Director