Sharon Jollimore – Director Programs and 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.

AJ Hanna – Program Coordinator  

AJ studied Health & Physical Education at Queen’s University and has since been rooted in community work in Kingston and Ottawa. With a background in delivering grassroots health promotion initiatives and community sport programs, AJ brings a passion for community building and inclusive sport. AJ is a lover of all types of movement, from their career as a varsity athlete, to hikes in Gatineau park, to hot yoga, AJ is thrilled to be sharing their passion and connecting youth with new opportunities.

Nev Farooqui – Program Coordinator  

Nev is passionate about helping others and loves giving back to the community through volunteering. After Nev graduated from Carleton University with a bachelors in psychology, she volunteered abroad and taught English as a second language to locals so that they could acquire work in tourism as it is one of the world’s largest industries. Nev loves to travel and experience different cultures. She excels in planning and organizing with great detail.