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...


SHAUNACY KING

VICE PRESIDENT
Shaunacy King is a certified birth and postpartum doula. She is the Director and lead trainer at Doula Training Canada. She came into doula work through her academic studies in social policy and women's studies. She is currently working on development projects related to doula work across Canada.


Heather Dolimont

MARKETING DIRECTOR
Heather was called to birth support work after her second baby was born and she discovered that with the help of the right kind of healthcare support team, and those who sought to help her realize her own potential during both birth and postpartum, that a woman can do absolutely incredible things....


Suyin Jordan

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR
Suyin is a CAPPA trained and certified postpartum doula, a CAPPA trained birth doula, lactation educator and childbirth educator. She has current CPR and first aid training, and holds a...


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


NADINE ROSS

SECRETARY
Nadine is a certified Birth and Postpartum Doula with Doula Training Canada, as well as a certified Dancing for Birth Instructor and proud member of Evidence Based Birth. After fifteen years working in childcare, and her experience raising her own four daughters, she decided to bring her passion and knowledge...