Linda Leinan, President
After retiring from a federal government career encompassing adult education, health products regulation and life sciences industry development, Linda has done life sciences business consulting, as well as support work for a City of Ottawa Councillor. She is a long-time MAP Reintegration coach and Board member, and also served for a period as Acting Executive Director of MAP. She is active in her church; in the Kanata-Hazeldean Lions Club, serving for two years as President and three as Secretary; and in a Stephen Lewis Foundation-affiliated grandmothers’ group that raises funds to help African grandmothers who are caring for AIDS orphans.
Stewart Radford, Secretary
Now retired, Stewart worked in the underground hard-rock mining industry for many years and also has experience in truck industry management and retail auto parts sales. Stu has also appraised the criminal justice and correctional systems
Rick Mansell, Treasurer
Rick Mansell spent nearly four decades in Health Care Financial Management with organizations which include a local Community Hospital, a Regional Office of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and a Community Care Access Centre. In between stints Rick has had numerous consulting assignments with various Health Care organizations.
Since retiring in 2012, Rick has spent time enjoying family activities as well as volunteering with The Kanata-Hazeldean Lions Club, Journey House, Destiny’s Way Foundation and, as of October 2016, MAP Reintegration.
Todd Sloan, Board Member
Todd Sloan is a lawyer specializing in administrative law, primarily representing federal offenders. Prior to retiring from the Public Service in 2010 Todd served as legal counsel in the Office of the Correctional Investigator ( the ombudsman for federal prisoners) , then as Director of Access to Information and Privacy and finally as Director of Offender Redress for the Correctional Service of Canada. For many years he has been active in community organizations.
Mathew Mathew, Vice-President
Deacon Mathew N. Mathew is a permanent deacon for the Archdiocese of Ottawa. Currently serving as Deacon at Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Parish (Ottawa), Mathew is involved with the Shepherds of Good Hope ministry and the family ministry for the Archdiocese of Ottawa. He has been working as a small business consultant in the private sector for the past 20 years in Ottawa, during which he held the position of president of the Small Business Association of Ottawa. Dn. Mathew joined MAP to serve MAP and its clients who deserve a better future.
Bruce Simpson, Board Member
Bruce Simpson is a lawyer/partner with the firm Barnes, Sammon LLP. He has a Master’s degree in psychology and graduated magna cum laude from University of Ottawa Law School. Bruce’s law practice has had an emphasis on litigation including criminal, civil and matrimonial litigation. Mr. Simpson has a special interest in litigation involving individuals who have been poorly treated by persons in authority or by large companies. Bruce is involved in a range of community volunteer activities, including as Ontario President of the John Howard Society. In 2002, he was awarded the Golden Jubilee Medal, an award made by Queen Elizabeth II to a number of persons in Canada to recognize outstanding public service
Cosmo Pasqualino, Board Member
Cosmo Pasqualino is currently training as a Paralegal at Algonquin College, and he is engaged as a volunteer at John Howard Society. Cosmo is knowledgeable of the criminal justice and correctional systems, and he has produced his own reintegration program to help clients in preparing for a better future.
Cosmo holds a B.A. in Psychology from Queen's University, and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Seneca College. His work experience includes endeavors in real estate, real
estate financing, and the restaurant business.
John Reid, Board Member
With a career spanning decades of correctional oversight work, John has held a series of positions across Canada and internationally. He was the first dedicated corrections investigator for the Alberta Ombudsman and then worked for 18 years for the federal Office of the Correctional Investigator. For a year he was the Correctional Advisor to the UN Assistance Mission to Afghanistan, working with Afghan and international correctional personnel. He subsequently served as Senior Ethics Advisor within Correctional Services Canada. In his retirement has done contract work in corrections for both the B.C. and Newfoundland and Labrador governments.