Our Board Members

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Food Bank Manager 
Cindy Grant
Cindy has been been a volunteer at Newark Neighbours for several years, as well as, an active board member in the past.   She has graciously offered to step-in and help out as Food Bank Manager until the next AGM.

Vice Chair
Pat Hicks

Pat is from The Niagara Region
Lived in Toronto and Port Credit. Taught for Toronto and Peel school Boards for over 30 yrs.  Retired and moved to NOTL in 2007. Volunteer at Newark for approximately 10 years and during that time on the Board as Shop Maintenance Director, Volunteer Liaison Director and member of the Newark Bursary Committee
Building Maintenance
Susan Sparrow-Mace


Susan and her family moved from Oakville to Niagara on the Lake in 2013. Susan retired from her entrepreneurial business in 2011.As well as operating

a successful retail store for 26 years, Susan enjoyed volunteering with

non-profit organizations such as

The Oakville Suzuki Organization and Thistle Oaks Child Care Centre.

Volunteer Coordinator
Marilyn Rickard

Marilyn and her husband retired to NOTL in 2011 following a career with the Ministry of Correctional Services and latterly in commercial real estate development in Toronto.  She is involved in the community volunteering at The Shaw, the Pumphouse, Newark Neighbours and enjoys reading, painting and travelling.

Pat Fryer

Pat moved with her late husband, John, to Niagara on the Lake in the fall of 2009 after a successful healthcare management career.  On retirement, she started a new career in healthcare consulting.  Since moving to NOTL, Pat has embraced volunteering by being on the Board of the Shaw Guild and Newcomers.  She is a Sparks leader and assists with events for Music Niagara and the Rotary Club.  In her spare time, she plays euchre, “lunches with ladies”, enjoys the Tapas group and cuddles her two cats! 

Board members are elected, by our members,

at the annual general meeting, for 2 year terms with a 2 term maximum. 


This year’s annual general meeting (AGM-2021) has been postponed due to COVID-19!!