Board of Directors

2018 - 2019

Paul McGary, Vice-Chair


Jennifer Clark

Maryanne Obwaka

Stephanie Partington

Sue Pearce

Susan Smikle

Kelly Spear

Sophia Zaidi

click on the names of the directors above to view their profiles

Management Team

Nicola Crow, Executive Director
Vickie Jennings, Program Director


Board of Directors' Opportunities

  • Do you want to be part of a dynamic Team working towards building a safe, hopeful and healthy community?
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to give back and making a difference in the lives of young people and families?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, and either you are an experienced financial/accounting professional looking for an amazing learning experience; or thrive on having the opportunity to mobilize others and develop innovative ways to communicate as well as raise funds for a meaningful cause, you may be exactly who we're looking for! Become a Director or a community representative on a Board Committee with DFCC today!

DFCC’s volunteer Board of Directors is committed to reflect the diversity of Durham Region and is currently seeking applications from interested individuals to join the Board with one or more of the following skill-sets/expertise:

  • Finance/Accounting
  • Fundraising/Communications

For nearly 40 years, DFCC has provided a wide range of high quality prevention and intervention programs for children, youth and families in Durham Region. Joining the Board is a 2 year commitment, with possibilities for extension. For more information about DFCC, please go to

If you are interested in joining the dynamic DFCC Team and want to help make a difference to young people and their families in Durham Region, please submit cover letter and resumé to at:

Durham Family Court Clinic, 44 Richmond Street W, Ste 201, Oshawa, ON  L1G 1C7 

(Please include Board of Directors in the subject line)

Durham Family Court Clinic (DFCC) is an equal opportunity organization and is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility, together with anti-oppressive, anti-discrimination and anti-racism practices and approaches. We welcome applications from all eligible individuals.

We thank you for your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. DFCC will make every effort to accommodate any needs of candidates through the Board/Committee recruitment process. If contacted for an interview, please inform us if you require any accommodation through the recruitment process.




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