Board Of Directors

Alicia Rogerson

President

Alicia Rogerson (MSW) is a registered, Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and has over 18 years of experience in this field. Alicia has worked with survivors of child sexual and physical abuse through her work at the Children’s Advocacy Centre and has implemented behavioural therapies for children with Autism.

She was an appointed clinical panel member for the Office of the Children’s Lawyer and for the last 14 years has worked in child welfare most currently as the Director of Services at Family and Children Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington. Community Service involvement has included a Board of Directors position with Girls Inc and volunteer work with Victim Services and United Way. She is fluent in French.

Patricia Marie Appleyard

Vice-President

As Director, Labour Relations for College Employer Council, Trish provides guidance and advice to her clients in the public college sector on a wide variety of labour relations, human resource and human rights issues. Trish has previously worked as a labour and employment lawyer with the law firm of Baker & McKenzie LLP. She relocated to Kingston in 2011 and spent five years at Queen’s University Faculty of Law as the Associate Director, Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace before moving to St. Lawrence College where she was the Associate Director, Workplace Relations.

Trish has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary, and a Master of Industrial Relations and Juris Doctor degrees, both from Queen’s University. She spent 6 weeks in Geneva at the International Labour Organization’s International Organization for Employers in 2010, where she assisted with drafting a guide to the ILO’s conventions. Trish is licensed by the Law Society of Ontario.

In the community, Trish was previously a member of the Board of Directors for the YMCA of Kingston and assisted in the amalgamation with the YMCA of Brockville to create the Eastern Region YMCA.

Hal Cain

Director

Dr. Cain is an academic and professional counsellor who lives in Kingston, ON Canada. He has over 35 years professional experience including university teaching, conducting research, clinical practice, professional organizational development, and disabilities advocacy.

He earned his Ph.D. in rehabilitation services from The Ohio State University, an M. S. in rehabilitation counseling from the University of North Texas, and a B.A. in psychology form Texas Tech University.

Dr. Cain has published and given numerous presentations, national and international, in areas such as transition from school to adult life for persons with disabilities, identity and professional development, and professional ethics.

In addition, he has been extensively involved with both professional and non-profit organizations; holding Board and Chair positions.

Carole Weir

Director

Carole completed her career in Education as Director of Education and Chief Executive Officer of the Superior North Catholic District School Board. Since her retirement she has devoted herself to strengthening public health through policy development, governance, systemic and organizational change in health care organizations.

Carole served for more than 3 decades in education and gained vast experience through a wide range of teaching, administrative and executive roles in the counties of Frontenac Lennox and Addington as well as many communities north of Lake Superior.

During her retirement she has fulfilled the role of Chairperson of the Kingston, Frontenac Lennox and Addington Community Care Access Centre as well as Chairperson of the South Eastern Ontario Infection Control Network. Also, she has been President of the Ontario Physical and Health Education Committee and Vice-Chair of the Foundation Board of the Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board. Carole has recently completed her service with the Ontario Agency for Health and Protection.

Michael Taylor

Director

Michael Taylor is currently the Ontario Regional Chaplain for Correctional Services of Canada. His more than 25 year Chaplaincy and leadership career has placed him in Mental Health, Hospital, Long Term Care and Correctional environments.

He holds a Master of Theological Studies degree from Regis College of the University of Toronto and is a graduate of the Rotman School of Management’s Leadership Development Program.

He was appointed an Honorary Witness to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Canada in October 2011, was awarded the African Canadian Achievement Award of Excellence in Religion in 2016.

Michael is a Past Secretary of the Canadian Council of Imams and represents Canada’s Muslim community on the Interfaith Committee on Canadian Military Chaplaincy.

Lincoln Wong

Director

Lincoln Wong is married with three grown children and a long-time resident of Kingston. Prior to his retirement, he had a successful and fulfilling career spanning over 35 years as a senior finance manager in the Federal Public Service sector, directing financial and contract management. 

As a strong advocate of prudent management of public funds, Lincoln promoted stewardship of resources and ensured value for monies spent in carrying out the mandates of the organizations he served.

Lincoln has a Master of Business Administration degree from Laurentian University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant. He had managed a number of diverse and challenging files that required sophisticated negotiations and collaboration with stakeholders while at the same time ensuring the organizational priorities were met. 

Lincoln sees serving on the Board of Resolve Counselling Services Canada as an opportunity to give back to the community by using his knowledge and professional skills he developed.

Susan Conway Williamson

Director

For thirty-seven years, Susan has pursued a vocation in education serving in various academic positions culminating in a principal role spanning over twenty years for the Algonquin & Lakeshore District School Board in Kingston. During this time, she has also instructed at Queen’s University, Faculty of Education, which she continues in retirement along with occasional principal contracts.

Her Community Service roles have included Board and Executive positions for the Kingston Gymnastics Club, the Principals’/Vice-Principals’ Association of the ALCDSB, the Catholic Principals’ Council of Ontario and the St. Joseph’s Parish Catholic Women’s League.

Susan is a longstanding Resolve Counselling Services Canada Board Member utilizing her formidable skills in policy development, leadership, mentoring and child and family issues.

Bruce Somers

Director

A long standing career at Correctional Service of Canada has seen Bruce proudly serve in many capacities including Warden of area institutions and currently as the Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Correctional Operations at Regional Headquarters in Kingston.

Tiffany Ching Huang

Director

Tiffany Huang is a registered Occupational Therapist that works in the Kingston and surrounding communities. Her professional work focuses on supporting first responders through community integration, reassignment, training, and employment.  

She completed her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and holds a Master of Occupational Therapy degree from Queen’s University. She also has expertise delivering trauma-informed care and treatments. Some organizations that Tiffany has served professionally and in a volunteer capacity include Additions & Mental Health Services (AMHS KFL&A), Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC), Correctional Service Canada (CSC), and Kingston & Frontenac Housing Corporation (KFHC).   

Tiffany has worked in various front-line community positions that allowed her to serve stakeholders in the KFL&A and Quinte West communities. Her front-line role that requires her to support both community organizations and the clients they service, continues to give her unique insights into the intricacies of human relationships

Constantin Mugenga

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Jennifer Maloney

Director

My name is Jennifer Maloney, I am a mom of 4 and Certified Financial Planner. I run a thriving financial Planning Practice in the Kingston and Quinte region. I have a passion for helping others especially when it comes to financial wellness and mental Health. There is such a strong connection between the 2 aspects of personal well being I have added my expertise to the Resolve Counselling Board of Directors as a way to give back to individuals struggling in these areas. A little fun about me, I am learning to play the guitar and I love British Crime dramas.

Marion Vanderpool

Executive Assistant

Stafford Murphy

Executive Director