Board of Directors and Volunteers

Learn about the people who help maintain the high level of service at AOD

Our Volunteer Board of Directors:

 

Stefanie Antunes

Stefanie Antunes

PRESIDENT
Stefanie Antunes is a certified birth and postpartum doula with DONA International. She is also a birth doula trainer for DONA. She is the founder of the Birth Doula Program at The Scarborough Hospital, former Director of Public Relations for DONA International...


Kimberly Thomson

Kimberly Thomson

VICE PRESIDENT
Kimberly is thrilled to have the opportunity to bring 20 years of not for profit management experience to the AOD Board and membership. Her education in infant mental health has allowed her to implement...


Heather Neville

VACANT

SECRETARY
The role of the secretary is to prepare and maintain minutes and records of all Board Meetings and file reports as required.


Stefanie Antunes

Helena McMann

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR
Helena believes in non – judgemental support and help to ease anxiety and fear related to birth. She believes parents CAN be confident and prepared for both their birth and early months of parenting. She believes...


Nicole Suley

VACANT

MARKETING DIRECTOR
The Marketing Director role includes creating, implementing and measuring the success of: a comprehensive marketing, communications and public relations program that will enhance the Organization’s image and position within the marketplace and the general public, and facilitate internal and external communications; all Organization marketing, communications and public relations activities and materials including publications and media relations


Melissa Cowl

Melissa Cowl

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS/GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
Mélissa is a DONA Certified Doula and DONA Approved Doula Trainer. She brings a wealth of personal experience combined with a professional background of childbirth-related training to DoulaCARE Mélissa spent two years working with all levels of hospital staff, members of the community and Ministry of Health officials to reopen the...


 

Stephanie Alouche

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATION 
Stephanie has provided both birth and postpartum Doula support to growing families in and around the GTA since 1996. She provides breastfeeding support to new families in their homes and enjoys her parenting mentor program, helping families...


Kimberley Healey-Fernandez

DIRECTOR OF CERTIFICATION AND ACCREDITATION

Kimberley is a CAPPA Certified Labour and Postpartum Doula and Childbirth Educator and a published author. She currently teaches prenatal classes at St Michael's hospital and is a CAPPA Faculty member facilitating Doula trainings all over Canada...


Alyssa Armstrong

TREASURER