Our Board

The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association's business is managed on behalf of the membership by a Board of Directors consisting of fourteen elected directors. Directors serve for three-year terms and elections take place annually prior to the association's Annual General Meeting in the spring.

Margaret Pfoh

President | Regional Director, British Columbia

Chief Executive Officer, Aboriginal Housing Management Association


Shaun Simms

President-elect | Director at Large

Vice President, People, Culture and Communications, Ottawa Community Housing Corporation


Leigh Bursey

Vice President | Director at Large

Independent Member


Michael Braithwaite

Secretary | Regional Director, Ontario

CEO, Blue Door

André Castonguay

Treasurer | Regional Director, Quebec

Executive Director, Réseau Québécois des OSBL d’Habitation

Jackie Hunt

Director, Indigenous Communities

Senior Director Strategy and Impact, End Homelessness Winnipeg

Gord Johnston

Regional Director, Alberta

CEO, Civida

Tyler Stewart

Regional Director, Saskatchewan

Chief Executive Officer, Stewart Properties


James Heinrichs

Regional Director, Manitoba

Executive Director, Winnipeg Housing Rehabilitation Corporation

Mylène Vincent

Regional Director, New Brunwick

Founder, Pivot Housing

Maurice James

Regional Director, Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island

Director of Community Programs, Phoenix Youth Programs

Jen Crowe

Regional Director, Newfoundland & Labrador

Senior Director of Strategy, Fund Development and External Relations, Strategic Initiatives, Choices for Youth (CFY)

Juanie Pudluk

Regional Director, Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon

Associate Deputy Minister, Nunavut Housing Corporation

Anne Demers

Director at Large

Directrice generale, Regroupement des offices D’habitaton du Quebec


Jamie Facciolo

Director at Large

Director of Development and Homelessness Initiatives, Homes First