Our Board Members
Charlie is currently a Crown Attorney serving in the A. Grenville & William Davis Courthouse – Ontario Court of Justice. Prior to working as a Crown, Charlie served as a Defense Attorney with Dalzell & Waite. Charlie has practiced both Criminal and Family law and was called to the Bar in 1980 after studying Law at the University of Western Ontario. Charlie has always been a contributor to the community serving as a Volunteer on community Boards within Peel Region. Charlie currently serves as President of AYSP’s Board of Directors.
Michele Brubacher, CHRL, SHRM-CP, CDMP
Michele is a Certified Human Resources Leader with experience working in various sectors (Corporate, Public, Private, and Non-Profit). Having extensive knowledge, experience and responsibility in actively managing people and resources, Michele is able to independently analyze and resolve unexpected challenges innovatively. Michele’s ability to recognize and consider the Big Picture to obtain “win/win/win” outcomes assists AYSP with internal and external organizational needs.
Roderick Chung (F.C.I.S., C.P.A, C.G.A)
Roderick is a businessman working within the food import and distribution industry for many years serving in roles of Accountant, Financial Controller, General Manager and President /Director. Roderick is a Certified General Accountant (retired) and a Fellows Member (retired) of the Institute of Chartered Company Secretaries and Administrators. Roderick also has an Advanced Certificate in Dispute Resolution from York University.
Roderick is a dedicated volunteer serving as a Citizen Member of the Mississauga Appeal Tribunal, City of Mississauga and working with the Parkinson Society, Peel Community Mediation Services and Associated Youth Services of Peel where he served as a Youth Justice Committee member prior to becoming a member of the Board.
A retired mediator with the Landlord and Tenant Board, Joel has extensive experience in interest-based mediation, conflict resolution and negotiation. He has excellent negotiation skills acquired through knowledge of conciliation and mediation techniques and practices, interpersonal communication and analytical skills. Joel has a proven record of credibility and objectivity in dealing with, and helping resolve, issues between parties of opposing views.
Joel has volunteered with Peel Children’s Aid Society as a Board Member. Prior to becoming a Board Member at AYSP Joel served on AYSP’s Youth Justice Committee.
Joel is a founder and Executive Director of Teamwork Children’s Services International Inc. He is a member of the Board of Directors, Teamwork Ministries International Inc. and Teamwork City of Hope.
Mahira currently serves as a staff family lawyer with Legal Aid Ontario. Mahira attended the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto and was called to the Bar in 2012. Mahira is a member of the South Asian Bar Association and a board member for Peel Family Mediation Services. Mahira is an active volunteer and has served at Lawyers Feed the Hungry and LAWS (Law in Action Within Schools) and Pro Bono Students Canada where she held a placement at SALCO (South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario).
Hubert is a highly respected Inspector with the Peel Regional Police. Hubert holds a BA in Sociology/Anthropology from Carleton University and an Advanced Certificate in Police Leadership from Dalhousie University. Hubert has served in various capacities with Peel Police including; Intelligence Services, Homicide and Missing Person Bureau, Street Crime Gang Unit, Central Robbery and 11, 12 and 21 Divisions. Hubert is very active and involved with youth, as a member of the Peel Regional Police Basketball team and coaching youth in a variety of sports. Prior to his career in Policing, Hubert worked as youth counsellor giving him further insight into the activities of AYSP.
Judy is currently an Advisor, Corporate Social Responsibility at the Region of Peel. Prior to her current role, Judy worked as a Manager in Health Services and Public Works at the Region. She began her career at the Region as a Public Health Nurse. In several roles over the years, Judy partnered with AYSP in support of children and youth and their families. She has extensive volunteer experience in Peel and Halton Regions and has been a member of AYSP’s Board of Directors since June 2019.
Frances was called to the bar in 2010 after graduating from the University of Ottawa’s law school. Since then, she has been practicing primarily as a criminal lawyer. During this time, she worked with the Ministry of the Attorney General and the Public Prosecution Service of Canada as a provincial and federal Crown Attorney, respectively. Currently, Frances is staff Duty Counsel with Legal Aid Ontario for the Brampton courthouse where she has served since 2017. As Duty Counsel, she has taken the lead role in the Alternative Resolution Court whose focus is individuals with mental health and other vulnerabilities. As a result of this role, Frances works closely with the Canadian Mental Health Association in Peel, in addition to being a member of the Alternative Resolution Court and Human Services and Justice Coordinating committees.
“Very positive worker. Was very knowledgeable and helped us discuss matters in the home more openly and honestly. It gave us a lot of options for follow up and continuing working together as a family.”
“Everything was perfect. The help and counselling received was more than expected. She is a brilliant, excellent, extraordinary and a warm person.”