Our Team

  • Leadership Team
  • Community Engagement
  • Community Relations
  • Health Promotions
  • Board of Directors
  • Peer Team
Nilda (she, her)
Executive Director

(905) 361-0523 ext. 215
nildap@moyohcs.ca

 

Nilda has more than twenty years of ED experience providing leadership to health and human service organizations across Peel, York and Toronto. She is passionate about social economic justice and is driven by a strong desire for equity, diversity and inclusion. She has advocated for the rights of people across many populations within our community and continues this work as the fearless leader of the Moyo team.

Colin (he, him)
Operations Manager

(905) 361-0523 ext. 212
colins@moyohcs.ca

Colin Samuels has been working at Moyo since 2016. He is passionate about the agency's vision to support, guide, and uplift people within all of Peel's diverse communities, particularly people who have experienced trauma. As the agency's Operations Manager, Colin works tirelessly to coordinate the day-to-day operations of the agency and to support our most important resource: our team.

Adam (he, him)
Health Promotion Team Lead

(905) 361-0523 ext. 217
Mobile: (905) 781-0223
adamc@moyohcs.ca

Adam Chalcraft is the Harm Reduction Supervisor at Moyo. For the past seven years, he has been running this program for people who use drugs across Peel. He is a Co-Founder and Chair of the Peel Harm Reduction Committee, and helped to launch the Peel Integrated Drug Strategy. He is passionate about human rights and ensuring that everyone has access to the things that lead to a happy, healthy, meaningful life.

Dawn (she, her)
Health Promotion Manager

(905) 361-0523 ext. 214
dawns@moyohcs.ca

 

Since joining the agency in 2007, Dawn has provided direct service to people living with HIV/AIDS in the Region of Peel. She has worked in various areas of social service: as a child protection worker, in developmental services, providing emergency shelter, and operating food banks. Dawn is passionate about advocating for the needs of folks who are marginalized by systems and policies.

Yoshith (he, him)
Community Engagement Manager

(905) 361-0523 ext. 218
yoshithp@moyohcs.ca

 

Yoshith holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Western Ontario and Clinical Diploma in Medicine. Advocating for equity and social justice, he uses traditional and virtual platforms to mobilize social change. His recent contributions in public relations earned him the 2016 Publicist of the Year award by District 86 Toastmasters.

Harshita (she, her)
2SLGBTQ+ Community Animator

(905) 361-0523

 

Harshita is a recent graduate from McGill University with a BA in Economics and Gender Studies on the 2SLGBTQ+ Team at Moyo. As the Community Animator, her work focuses on engagement with queer and trans women in the Peel Region. She has a background in community organizing with a focus in sexual violence prevention and support in 2SLGBTQ+ and racialized communities. Her activist work and community interests stem from her experiences as a queer woman and an immigrant to Canada.

Simran (she, her)
Drug Strategy Coordinator

(905) 361-0523 ext. 220

 

simrank@moyohcs.ca

 

Simran Kaur is currently guiding the development of a drug strategy in Peel Region through the Peel Integrated Drug Strategy (PIDS). She also coordinates the work of the Peel Drug Users Advisory Panel (PDAP), an expert panel that supports the development of the drug strategy and provides feedback on service design and delivery from people within the drug using community. She is a newcomer, a mum of two furbabies, and a self-proclaimed lover of data, policies and protocols.
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Steve (he, him)
PHA Engagement Coordinator

(905) 361-0523 ext. 213

 

steveg@

moyohcs.ca

 

Steve is a 53-year-old gay man living with HIV. Shortly after learning of his HIV status, he became a client and an employee of Moyo, then known as Peel HIV/AIDS Network (PHAN). Born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario, he now lives in Brampton with his husband of 21 years, his mother-in-law and a cherished Border Collie, Nikki. Steve prides himself on being authentic, vulnerable, humble, and living wholeheartedly.

Veronica (she, her)
Fund Development Coordinator



(905) 361-0523 ext. 226


veronicaf@phan.ca

 

Veronica is a graduate and certified event planner who was nominated RBC Woman of the Year in 2013. In addition to her work coordinating fundraising and donations at Moyo, she is also the Editor-In-Chief of The Wedding Planner Magazine in Toronto and an active volunteer of many charitable organizations that are close to her heart.

Jodh (he, him)
Service Navigator, Men's Health Promotion

Jodh is passionate about improving the psychological well-being of vulnerable communities.
He comes to Moyo with a BSc in Psychology and has a background working with mental health and child protection services. He established www.fateh.info, a LGBTQ+ support service for Sikhs, and hopes to bring this service to Canada. Jodh works in programming to support and enrich the lives of Gay, Bi, Trans, Queer Men who have Sex with Men (GBTQMSM).

(905) 361-0523 ext. 219
jodhs@moyohcs.ca

Natalie (she, her)
Service Navigator, Harm Reduction

(905) 361-0523 ext. 222
nataliek@moyohcs.ca

Letitia
Board Chair

Letitia has been a volunteer at Moyo for over a decade in many capacities including with the AIDS Walk for Life, fundraising and education programs. Letitia loves meeting new people and learns a lot from clients and fellow volunteers at Moyo. She prides herself on her ability to connect with people and her friendly, outgoing and compassionate nature.

Vinod
Vice Chair

Vinod brings over 15 years management experience as well as 15 years experience in social housing.

Julie
Secretary

Julie is a Registered Social Worker with 10 years of frontline experience. She is an ally, advocate and activist with a deep understanding of the value of accessible, equitable services and the social determinants of health. Following her relocation to the GTA, she shifted some of her focus to being a mother and owning a small e-commerce business. This shift gave Julie the opportunity to become involved in causes she is truly passionate about and led to her involvement with Moyo.

Sanket
Finance Chair

Sanket is a Chartered Professional Accountant from Brampton, with over 10 years of experience in accounting and finance. He brings to the agency expertise in financial management, internal controls and operational excellence. Sanket is deeply motivated to help others. He is passionate about the power of collaboration and the collective generation of knowledge, he believes that through building strong relationships, we can build stronger communities. Sanket has great appreciation for the rich diversity of Peel and is proud to work with people who are helping to create a positive future through improving the social welfare of our communities.

Michelle
Board Member

Michelle Bilek is a long standing supporter of equity and an advocate against violence, homelessness and poverty. Her work to end homelessness started locally, bringing activists, advocates and stakeholders together to form the Peel Alliance to End Homelessness. She now works for the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness with the Housing First Training and Technical Assistance Program, providing training and support to Canadian communities to have our most vulnerable homeless population housed with ongoing life stability. She is honoured and excited to be able to contribute to an outstanding organization at a time of growth and evolution.

Nohémie
Board Member

Nohémie is part of the Finance and Marketing Committees on the Moyo Board. Nohémie holds extensive experience gathering and analyzing data to assess community needs, performance, effectiveness, and impact of programs within the scope of HIV/AIDS among women, adolescents, and children. She is passionate about contributing to the goals and visions of Moyo and advocating for those whose voices are not represented in Peel Region. In her spare time, Nohémie enjoys hiking, graphic design, photography, blogging, podcasting, and travel.

Racquel
Board Member

Racquel has been involved in HIV prevention, advocacy, and sexual health education since she was a teenager growing up in the Caribbean where the prevalence rates were about 2%. Watching her peers become infected and lose their fight against this preventable disease made her commit to join the fight against HIV/AIDS in her community. This passion continues to live within her as a board member, Chair of the Fundraising Committee, and Healthcare Manager in the GTA.

Sonja
Board Member
Jodh (he, him)
Service Navigator, Men's Health Promotion

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(905) 361-0523 ext. 219
jodhs@moyohcs.ca

Natalie (she, her)
Service Navigator, Harm Reduction

(905) 361-0523 ext. 222
nataliek@moyohcs.ca

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