Camp Awakening

The strength of Camp Awakening is in our volunteer Board of Directors. They inspire and encourage through vision, talent and passion. Their gifts provide opportunities for lives to be changed.

2023/2024 Board of Directors

Susie Lindsay, Chair
Susie, as a former camp counsellor at Camp Awakening, is passionate about making summer camp and outdoor adventure accessible to all kids.  Susie is counsel at the Law Commission of Ontario, working on law reform initiatives focused on improving access to justice. 

Dolly Menna-Dack, Vice Chair
Dolly is a former Camp Awakening camper who is passionate about ensuring kids and youth have the opportunity to participate in summer camp. Dolly is a Clinical and Research Ethicist at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital.

Eric Stephenson, Treasurer
A long-time camper and tripping enthusiast at Camp Kandalore, Eric is excited to put his corporate finance and strategy skills towards ensuring that everyone has an opportunity to enjoy camp. Eric is an Investment Analyst at Third Eye Capital Corp. and was previously a Vice President, Capital Markets & Corporate Development at Jaeger Strategic Advisors. He sits on the Finance Committee and serves as Camp Awakening’s Treasurer.

Jamie Macintosh, Past Chair
President and CEO of Graycliff Exploration Limited and Kingsview Minerals Ltd.  and alumni of Kilcoo Camp, Jamie manages our Endowment Fund.

Erin Brandon
A Paediatric Nurse Practitioner at SickKids Hospital, Erin is passionate about increasing opportunities from children and youth with medical and functional needs.

Lesley Cresswell
Lesley is a former Camp GV – the original host camp for the Awakening girls’ program – camper and camp counsellor.  She works at Addenda Capital as Head Equity Trader and sits on the Finance Committee. 

Bruce Logan
Bruce is a communications expert who lends a hand to our brand building, marketing and stakeholder communications efforts.

Madeline Simandl
Madeline has an abundance of camp and health care experience. Currently working at CAMH for the Youth Wellness Hubs, she is passionate about health equity and improving health systems, and increasing opportunities for youth and looking forward to contributing her skills to Camp Awakening.