Sharon Jollimore – Director Programs & Innovation
Sharon joins the Foundation as an experienced non-profit leader of national and grassroots health promotion initiatives to enhance the lives of children, youth and their families. She is passionate about recreation and sport and its potential to build social capital and improve community outcomes. sharon has a love for nature and play which comes from her rural PEI upbringing. Her favorite activities are spending time on the water or roaming through the woods with her family and their Labrador Retriever.
Nahima Mohamed – Family Coordinator
Nahima completed her Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Universite du Quebec en Outaouais in 2010. However, her love for her community lead her to work in community housing and recreation programs for the last 6 years. Nahima is trilingual (English/French/Somali) and a certified trainer for High Five Principles of Healthy Childhood Development. She works closely with recLINK families and the community at large and has a large influence in linking children and youth to positive recreation opportunities.
Amal Elmi – Family Coordinator
Amal is a recent graduate of the University of Ottawa with a Bachelors of Social Sciences with a Joint Honours in Sociology and Women Studies. She has worked in community development for over four years at the Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centreand is passionate about sharing meaningful opportunities to children. Amal connects children and youth living close to Morrison Gardens Community House, Winthrop Court Community House, and to Pinecrest Terrace Community House to social recreation.