About Us

MISSION STATEMENT

We are a welcoming place that celebrates individuality and diversity, inspiring older adults to embrace their vitality, optimize their health and well-being, and broaden their horizons.

VISION

A dynamic and vibrant community of healthy, happy, healthy and engaged older adults.

OUR VALUES:

  • At Square One Older Adult Centre, we believe in:
  • Ownership – our Centre is run by and for our members
  • Inclusiveness – we welcome a cross-cultural community
  • Friendliness
  • Creating a sense of Home – a safe, secure, warm place with a family feeling
  • Respect
  • A personal approach
  • Being supportive
  • Responsiveness – we are nimble
  • Being pro-active
  • Openness and being receptive

2016 / 2017 Volunteer Board of Directors

  • Alice Dods – President
  • Joan Crews – Vice President/Secretary
  • Esther Williams – Past President
  • Faisal Ghanchi – Treasurer
  • Catherine Hough – Director, Administration
  • Manuel Castellino – Director, Facilities
  • Nicholas Holmes – Director, Special Events and Fundraising
  • Grace Pastore – Director, Marketing
  • Gul Paul – Director, Travel
  • Narain Motwani – Director, Programs and Cafeteria
  • Dorothy Zadworny – Director, Volunteers
  • Kim Prince – Director, Grant Development
  • Lorena Smith – Ex-Officio Director, City of Mississauga

Staff
  • Linda Salb – Executive Director
  • Laura Surman – Program Coordinator
  • Anne Goldspink-Norman – Administration & Facility Coordinator
  • Lina Zita – Marketing and Community Development Coordinator
  • Karmela Buzdon – Volunteer Coordinator
  • Helen Horner – Saturday Receptionist
  • Carmelle Riendeau – Saturday Receptionist
  • Marie Stewart – Saturday Receptionist