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About Us

Community Living Kincardine and District (CLKD) supports individuals with developmental disabilities living in the municipalities of Kincardine, and Huron-Kinloss.

Our Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

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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.

Our Vision


An Inclusive Caring Community, where all people belong and have equal opportunity to participate.

Our Principles & Values

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We believe...

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.

Learning Organization

that continually evaluates its work, employs best practices and is innovative in its approaches.

Working Collaboratively

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.

Organizational Culture

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.

Lifelong Planning

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


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.

Board Of Directors
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