In partnership with their families and the community, CLKD promotes and facilitates the full participation and inclusion of people who have a developmental disability to lead enriched and meaningful lives.
An Inclusive Caring Community, where all people belong and have equal opportunity to participate.
Our Principles & Values
Quality of Life
for each individual that provides for basic needs and community supports, is safe, fosters good health and provides choices, along with opportunities to take risks.
Respect and Dignity
for every person and as an individual being sensitive to their different needs and perspectives, protecting their confidentiality and their experiences.
that continually evaluates its work, employs best practices and is innovative in its approaches.
with all our stakeholders and community partners in developing and providing programs, supports and services that are responsive to the changing needs of individuals and families.
that continually values and recognizes the contributions of staff and volunteers; fosters strong team approaches; supports effective staff training and is open, honest and inviting in its communication practices.
with individuals and families, across all ages, ensuring they are informed, prepared and able to adequately respond to the changing needs within their lifecycle.
to the individuals and families we serve, the community and our partners through:
The provision of quality programs and services
The achievement of positive relationships
Being ethical in all we do
Being fiscally responsible with our resources
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Gail Walden – President
Marnie Cassidy – Vice President
Alison Lawrence – Treasurer
Karyn McIntyre – Director
Michelle Wright – Director
Colin Graham – Director
Kimberlee Feick Lowry - Director
Taylor Candler – Director
Our Board of Directors guides and governs CLKD, ensuring the agency is working towards fulfilling our vision and mission. Directors are the organizational leaders, planning the strategic direction and monitoring the agency’s affairs on behalf of the membership. Directors are nominated and elected at our Annual General Meeting.
To learn more about the role of the Board of Directors, contact Andy Swan, Executive Director at 519.396.9434.