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The Windreach Farm Foundation Board

The WindReach Farm Foundation operates independently from the Windreach Farm. Its role is to raise funds, awareness, and profile to support the programs and services delivered by WindReach Farm.

Our Registered Charitable Business Number is 85375 5031 RR0001.

The Windreach Farm Foundation Board Members

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Harry Worsley

Chair

Harry Worsley joined the Foundation Board in 2015, and has been in the role of Chair for the Foundation since 2018. Harry's involvement with WindReach dates back many years, as his daughter Nicole has been riding in the Therapeutic Riding program for over 12 years. He sees the value and impact that WindReach has had on his daughter and family, and is committed to reaching out in the community to bring together partners in support of the programs and services provided by the Farm.

Harry is the owner of Uxbridge Nurseries Limited, a wholesale grower of nursery stock in Durham Region.

 

Harry has been involved with many service clubs in Uxbridge over the years, and was a past Councillor of Uxbridge Township. He is an enthusiastic outdoorsman, and lives in the country with his wife and three children.

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Chris Munn - CPA, CA, BBA

Treasurer

Chris is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University, receiving his Chartered Accountant (CA) designation in 1990. He focuses on providing accounting advice to owner-managed businesses in the areas of tax, estate planning, and international issues. Chris is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and Canadian Tax Foundation. He has completed the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-Depth Tax course, and continually builds on his strong knowledge base by attending topical courses.

As a long time resident of Uxbridge, Chris values the community, and is very honoured to be able to give back by serving on the Board of WindReach Farm Foundation. 

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Ken Hurst

Ken Hurst joined the Foundation Board in 2018 after spending a few months on WindReach Farm’s Board, where he gained a great understanding of the programs and services the Farm offers to those of all ages and abilities. 

As Past President of Ajax Rotary, Ken continues to coordinate support for the Farm's programs and events from the ten Rotary clubs of Durham Region. Ken has also coordinated the support of the Rotary Clubs of Durham with Grandview Children Centre, Durham College, and the Durham ParaSport Games. Ken continues to be on the Board of Directors at Ajax Rotary, St David’s Village senior centre, Canterbury Commons Port Perry, and drives cancer clients on Tuesdays and Fridays to and from their cancer treatments. With years of Rotary, and specifically fundraising experience, Ken has put his skills to good use on the Foundation Board, raising funds to support the Farm.

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Thomas Coughlan

Thomas is the Owner and Broker of Record for Coughlan Realty. Thomas has lived in Durham for over 20 years, and currently lives in Whitby with his wife and two young daughters. He values the community and all that it has to offer. Although he has always been drawn to real estate, in part due to his family’s successful development history in the area, he spent the early part of his career in Ottawa working for a local politician, as Parliamentary Assistant and Issues Manager. 

Thomas is a graduate of Durham College with a Diploma in Accounting, and UOIT (Ontario Tech) with a Degree in Commerce. He also served as Student President at DC and UOIT for 2 years. 

More recently, he served as a Governor on the Board for Durham College. 

Thomas is looking forward to putting his knowledge, skills, and experience in Durham Region to use in working on the board for WindReach Farm Foundation. 

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Glenn Healy
Ambassador to the Board

Glenn Healy joined the Foundation Board in 2017. Glenn is a former ice hockey goaltender who played for 15 years in the National Hockey League. Prior to that, he was a member of the Western Michigan University hockey team, and 1985 graduate of the school. He also served as the director of player affairs for the National Hockey League Players' Association.

 

Glenn is also lead piper and organizer of the Highland Creek Pipe Band which plays at many community events and fundraiser in Durham Region.

Glenn is a huge supporter in our community and has a strong believe in giving back to organizations like WindReach Farm who provide meaningful and life changing experiences to those who have limited options in our community.

Photos and Bios to Come

Kevin Cooper
Ron Death
Dori Kwong
Nadina Taylor


 

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Carol Dahlquist
Executive Director

Carol is excited to lead the Foundation Board to fulfilling its mission to raise funds and awareness for WindReach Farm.  In her role, Carol has the pleasure of reaching out and connecting with potential donors and sponsors in the community who support the programs and services provided by WindReach Farm. She is passionate about the work done at WindReach Farm, and takes delight in sharing this with our donors and stakeholders in the community.

Carol is committed to working with the Foundation Board as they strive to meet the needs of WindReach Farm through fundraising and community presentations, as well as grant and proposal writing. In addition, she is excited to take the lead in planning the annual fundraising events including the very successful golf tournament and gala dinner.  Carol is fortunate to work with a wonderful team of volunteers and staff at the Farm on these events and other initiatives. Carol loves giving Farm tours and sharing stories of the Farm and participants' experiences. Carol welcomes you reaching out about the many ways you can be involved with the Farm.  

carol.dahlquist@windreachfarm.org

905-242-3952

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