Our Team

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Whitney Vowels

Director of Operations & Communications

Whitney joined the NSMHPCN in 2014 and came to us with a wealth of knowledge and experience in administration. With over 15 years of administrative management expertise and experience in the not-for-profit sector, Whitney quickly became a valuable asset to the Network.  Whitney helps to provide leadership to the NSMHPCN and Hospice Orillia teams including staff, volunteers, and all Network committees and is involved in framing key decisions and strategic directions within the mission and values of the NSMHPCN.

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Louise Brazier

Bereavement Services Coordinator

Originally from the UK,  Louise’s background is in community development, patient engagement and project management.  Her passion lies in bringing Palliative Care into the community and putting the person at the centre of their care and journey.  She feels privileged to be working with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals to deliver care to those most vulnerable in our community.  She believes that compassion is contagious and is aiming for an epidemic.

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Mandi May

Communications & Fundraising Coordinator

Mandi is the Communications & Fundraising Coordinator at Hospice Orillia. As a graduate of the Advertising and Marketing Communications program with Georgian College, Mandi comes to us with a wealth of fresh experience in Public Relations, Marketing, and Client Service. Mandi has a strong passion for helping people in her community, and is excited to be involved in the work that Hospice Orillia does.

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Stefanie Collins, M.S.W

Program Coordinator

Stefanie is the Program Coordinator at Hospice Orillia. Stefanie is passionate about supporting individuals experiencing life-limiting illnesses, as well as their caregivers and loved ones. Stefanie has a Master’s Degree in Social Work, and has experience working and volunteering at various hospices and healthcare organizations in Ontario. Stefanie considers it a true honour to be given the opportunity to walk alongside others in their journey, and support them in whatever way they need it. Stefanie is thrilled to be a part of Hospice Orillia.

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