Board of Directors
Karin holds dual Australian/ Canadian citizenship and moved to Canada in 2005.
Karin holds an associate diploma in accounting and has had years of experience in hospitality management. She is a Certified level 2 dressage coach and coach educator (Australia) and holds an international coaching passport. Karin is certified as a high performance coach Canada and is an A level dressage judge Australia.
Karin was the first Australian to win an out of country international Grand Prix. Her horse "Mighty Heights" carried British Para rider to 2 gold medals at the Sydney Olympics
Vicky Earle, BA, MBA
Vicky is a writer and author of the Meg Sheppard Mystery Series.
Key positions held prior to this role include: Director, Services for Seniors Branch, Regional Municipality of Durham; CEO Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; CEO, Ontario Association of Children’s Rehabilitation Services; Executive Director, Grandview Children’s Centre and Foundation.
Vicky has an MBA (Health Services) and a BA (Combined Honours) in Sociology and Statistics.
Vicky is a member of 100 Women Who Care, Uxbridge; Coordinator, Uxbridge Writers’ Circle; Treasurer, Sisters in Crime, Toronto Chapter; member, Monday Morning Singers.
Vicky believes in the therapeutic value of relationships between humans and animals. While at the Ontario SPCA she launched a successful pilot project that linked youth with shelter dogs. She loves country life and lives with her husband, two retired thoroughbred racehorses/broodmares, two dogs and three cats, on a small horse farm in Uxbridge Township. Vicky and her husband continue to be involved in horse racing at Woodbine Racetrack.
Nancy Jack, BA, LLB
Nancy holds a B.A. in Psychology from Huron University and an LLB from the University of Toronto.
Nancy is a Founder and the CEO of a natural products company, Nantucket Spider.
Nancy joined the Board as a parent volunteer. Nancy's 22 year old son, Tim, loves WindReach and participates in its various programs. Nancy is a passionate advocate for persons with disabilities and is committed to growing and expanding the programs offered at WindReach.
PEng, MBA, CPA, CMA
Wes Gill joined the Board after a career as an Executive/Partner in a global Management Consulting firm and top-tier global Canadian Bank.
Following his graduation from the University of Guelph and York University’s Schulich School of Business, Wes continued his studies at the Stern School of Business at New York University and the graduate School of Business at Stanford University.
As a Professional Engineer and Certified Professional Accountant, Wes specialized in corporate governance and oversight, financial services risk management, data analytics and technology, operations and project management and regulatory relations.
Wes brings extensive experience in the not-for-profit sector, having held numerous Board, Executive and volunteer positions with various national, provincial and local organizations over the years.