Our Team

Tanya Pereira – Director of Operations

Susan Robins – Program Manager

Maria Montecalvo – Program Facilitator

Britney Singh – Program Facilitator

Kimesha Thomas – Community Counsellor

Gabriella De Napoli – Community Counsellor

Arsh Bains – Volunteer Coordinator / Admin Assistant

Marilyn Hems – Bookkeeper

Beginning on April 30, Tanya Pereira, Director of Operations will be the point of contact for all matters related to the organization’s administration and operations.  Please contact her via email at t.pereira@vitacentre.org or by phone at 905-502-7933 ext. 223

The Board and Staff of Vita Centre look forward to continuing to support our clients and the community.

Contact the office to reach any member of our staff.


Board of Directors

Christina Boyle

Christina Boyle has served on the Board of Vita Centre from 2008 to 2015 and was Chair and President from 2009 to 2014. She continues to have an active interest in all aspects of the work of Vita Centre, and brings with her many years of experience and understanding of the fiduciary responsibilities that must be met by a member of a Board of Directors, with a particular interest in risk management and privacy based on her many years of work experience. She has served her profession and her community through a number of volunteer board and committee positions, including a term as president of the Ontario Physiotherapy Association (OPA), two terms as a Director of OPA, a term as a director of the Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada, and is a current board member of Health Claims for Auto Insurance Processing, and a member of the Governance Committee of the Ontario Physiotherapy Association.

Enrico Persicone

Enrico Persicone is currently the Senior Manager of the BMO Canada Pension Plan at BMO Financial Group where he focuses on pension plan policy, operational effectiveness, legislative compliance, and the drafting of public disclosure documents as it pertains to pensions. He was previously Senior Tax Staff at Ernst & Young LLP where he focused on the audit of pension plans of private and publicly traded companies. He began his career at Mercer (Canada) Ltd, where he worked on the design, valuation and management of pension plans for companies across the financial, industrial and energy sectors. He obtained his Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the University of Toronto.

Guillaume Richard

Guillaume Richard is a senior associate at Mercer, acting as an actuary within the wealth business. He consults to medium and large organizations on human resources matters, covering various aspects of compensation. Guillaume specializes in retirement consulting where he focuses mainly on compliance, design strategies and risk management related to retirement and saving plans. He is passionate about helping organizations achieve their business goals through strategic decisions. He obtained his Bachelor of Science (Actuarial Science) from Université Laval in Quebec City.

Janice Moro

Janice Moro started her career with 15 years of senior management experience in financial services, building best in-class customer servic e teams delivering tier-one service excellence. Now in her 12th year in a senior fundraising role, Janice is currently Director of Philanthropy with World Vision, leading a team of 20 across an annual national $20M fundraising program for major, planned, corporate, annual, multicultural and Women in Philanthropy giving. Active as a conference speaker and consultant globally, Janice serves as a senior volunteer with the Trillium Foundation of Ontario and Leader Impact. Janice has an MBA, is a CFRE, holds her CHRL designation and has graduate training in marketing,
sales and project management.

Renata Correia

Renata Correia is a results-focused and progressive senior HR professional. Renata has been in the field of Human Resources for over 20 years. She has worked in both medium and large organizations within various industries including Telecommunications, Engineering, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, and Financial. She brings a wealth of knowledge in all areas of Human Resources with specialties in Employee Relations, Performance Management, and Employee Engagement. Renata’s ability to exercise leadership in a fast-paced environment, while understanding business priorities allows her to be an effective HR partner in supporting key stakeholders in the execution of their business objectives. Outside of her work, Renata presently sits as a member on the HR Committee at Vita Centre and also spends time volunteering with the Caledon Minor Hockey
Association. She holds several diplomas with Sheridan College including Criminal Justice and Corrections and also studied Psychology at the University of Toronto. Renata also holds a post-graduate certificate in Human Resources and has completed work with the International Coach Federation.

Annmarie Salvalaggio

Annmarie Salvalaggio has recently ended a 30-year career with property & casualty insurer RSA.  Throughout her time there, she worked in leadership roles in variety of business areas, including business analytics, operations, performance management, and sales.  Her most recent role being Director of Trading Management & Analytics. She is now pursuing new personal and professional challenges including a deeper pledge to community and social issues. She brings energy, enthusiasm and a strong commitment to Vita Centre.  Annmarie holds a BA from York University and is a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of Canada.

Allison Brand

Allison Brand currently works for Insurance Bureau of Canada and is the Manager of Change Management and Communications for Health Claims for Auto Insurance (HCAI). In this capacity, Allison is responsible for the successful adoption of change for the 30,000 users of this mandatory application regulated by the Financial Services Commission of Ontario. Allison has over 20 years of experience working within the insurance and
healthcare industries. Allison holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto as well as a post-graduate certification in Change Management. She is a previous Chair of IBC’s United Way Campaign and has continued to be a United Way Ambassador.

Fidelia Fredua-Kwarteng

Fidelia Fredua-Kwarteng brings a strong policy, project management and stakeholder relationship/management background, working in Government both in Nunavut with the Department of Health and Social Services, and in Ontario with the Ministry of the Attorney General, Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration and the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. Fidelia has two Master’s degrees from the University of Toronto: a
Master’s degree in Political Science and a Master’s degree in Social Work (Policy, Organizations and Community). Fidelia has about 14 years experience working with the Government of Ontario.


Annual Reports

Current and past annual reports are available for download here.

Annual Report 2017-2018 > >  VIEW/DOWNLOAD
Annual Report 2016-2017 > >  VIEW/DOWNLOAD
Annual Report 2015-2016 > >  VIEW/DOWNLOAD


Audited Financial Statements

2017-2018 Financial Statement > >  VIEW / DOWNLOAD 2016-2017 Financial Statement > >  VIEW / DOWNLOAD
2015-2016 Financial Statement > >  VIEW / DOWNLOAD