Meet Our Remarkable Team Members

At Times Change, we wholeheartedly appreciate the diversity and unwavering passion that each employee, volunteer, and leadership team member contributes. As a non-profit organization, we understand that the diversity within our team and their shared commitment to our vision are fundamental to our capacity to provide employment services for women.

The Times Change Collective

Diana Bahr
Katie Didyk
​​Karen Hoffman-Zak
Shiva Maleki
​Meg Mathur
Kary McIntosh
Christine Sweeton
​Song Sha
Lydia Stouten
Employer Service Consultant/Manager
Leandra Ward

Our Dedicated Support Staff

Kayla Alvarado
Denise Mailoux-Alves
Nilam Keshwala
​​Victoria Aspiotis
Adriana Nijhar
Taylor DeLaurentis
Morgan deMolitor
​​Alicia Edmunds

Our Volunteers

Our Visionary Board of Directors

Rebecca Hazell
Rebecca is a passionate equity advocate dedicated to improving women's quality of life in Toronto, particularly those facing persistent and intersecting barriers to education and employment. She is currently the Director of Programs at a GTA-based non-profit that delivers innovative computer science education programming to girls across Canada. Her diverse professional experience includes conflict management, career education, and the development of mentorship programming for underserved youth. She holds an M.Ed in Adult Education and Community Development, certification in Alternative Dispute Resolution, and an M.Phil in Popular Literature.
Riannon John
Riannon John is a senior communications professional with over a dozen years of experience working in major Canadian non-profit organizations and a leading global communications agency. She has worked extensively in corporate brand and reputation, stakeholder engagement, executive positioning, employee experience and change management. Riannon is passionate about gender equity, anti-racism and anti-oppression work and is committed to giving back to the community.
Jessica Budd
Jessica is a CPA, CA and has worked as a professional accountant focusing on the mining industry for the last 12 years. She is currently the Director of Finance at a public mining company. Before that, Jessica spent ten years at KPMG, most recently as a senior manager in the audit practice. Before joining the Times Change Board, Jessica spent four years as the Board Treasurer for a non-profit organization focused on adult literacy. She believes strongly in the mission of Times Change and looks forward to contributing to the organization's work.
​Anna Trichilo
​Anna is a seasoned executive with nearly 30 years of experience in various human resource leadership roles with GE Canada and GE International. Throughout her career, Anna developed expertise in all facets of the HR function, including strategy, labour relations, organizational design, talent development, succession planning, compensation and benefits design, and governance. She recently formed her consulting business and continued her association with GE by providing comprehensive investigation expertise in workplace harassment, compliance policies, HR processes, restructuring, leadership integrity and conflicts of interest. Anna holds an Honours B.A. (Psychology) from York University and a Master's Degree in Industrial Relations (HR Management) from the University of Toronto.
Mandie Abrams
Mandie Abrams is the Executive Director of the Hospitality Workers Training Centre (HWTC), an award-winning workforce development initiative in Toronto, Canada. Before moving to Toronto, Mandie worked for the Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations on leadership and non-profit workforce development. Throughout her career, she has been involved in community development, organizational policy and program development, capacity building, training and facilitation and fund development activities. Mandie holds a Master's Degree in Public Policy and Administration with a concentration in International Development from Rutgers University and a Certificate in Strategic Leadership and Innovation from the Schulich School of Business. Mandie has worked in over six countries, several Canadian provinces, and in Canada's Arctic.
Dianne Wendling
Dianne joined the Times Change board in March of 2023. She has volunteered at Times Change for five years, first at our front desk for a year and then as a resume clinic advisor. Dianne brings over 25 years of experience in the field of Human Resources. She holds her CHRP and CHRL designations and has had many high-level positions, including an HR Manager for an investment firm, a Training Coordinator for Bombardier Aerospace, and senior recruitment roles for small and large institutions such as CIBC and Plan Canada. Dianne is the product of hard-working immigrant parents who came to Canada, creating an early welcome to diversity and a spirit of philanthropy. Dianne supports various charitable organizations and leans into her passion for assisting women in their career goals.
Hai Yen
Hai Yen Nguyen, CPA, MSc. International Economics, brings extensive financial expertise from diverse roles in the public and private sectors, currently advising the municipal government. Dedicated to implementing sound financial strategies for Times Change Board's sustainability and growth, she actively shapes its long-term direction. Recognized for significant contributions in World Trade Organization negotiations, she is an MS Excel enthusiast and advocate for innovation. Her personal motto, "Dare to Excel," reflects her commitment to empowering women in their careers.
Gaeby Abrahams
Gaeby is a skilled analytical thinker with a special talent for balancing big-picture, strategic objectives and day-to-day, operational details. She currently works at an international consulting firm where she specializes in arts, culture, and heritage projects. Her varied professional background includes arts administration, cultural events, and food media. As a past Times Change client, she knows first-hand what a difference the organization makes in women's lives. ​
Jeahnette Cavaliere
Jeahnette Cavaliere is the country manager and COO for Canada at Wells Fargo, and the Principal Officer for Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Canadian Branch. Based in Toronto, she leads strategy and oversees regulatory and business activities across Canada. Jeahnette joined Wells Fargo in 2003, played a key role in establishing the Canadian branch in 2012, and became COO in 2018. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Toronto Metropolitan University. A strong advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I), Jeahnette founded the Canada Women’s Connection ERN and serves as an executive sponsor of the Canada DE&I Council. She was named a Catalyst Honours Champion for 2023. Jeahnette also supports Canada We Share Solar, helping build solar generators for developing communities. Born and raised in the greater Toronto area, she now proudly raises her two sons there.
Ruth Woolmer
Ruth Woolmer is a seasoned tax professional and founder of REW Services, providing tax advisory services to corporate clients. She has held key positions, including Global Head of Tax at a Singaporean sovereign wealth fund and Director of Tax at CPP Investments in Toronto and Hong Kong. Ruth began her career with a Big 4 accounting firm in the UK and was a Director in Deloitte UK’s International Tax group. She holds a Bachelor of Physics (Honors) from the University of Manchester, UK, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, and a Certified Associate Project Manager. Ruth's community involvement includes board memberships with the Georgian Bay Symphony and the Georgian Triangle Humane Society, as well as roles with the Hong Kong Venture Capital Association and the Tax Executives Institute, Asia Pacific branch.