Board of Directors

tim Tim Philp

Executive Director










greg Greg Martin


Greg was born and raised in Brantford, living in Ward 2 and Ward 3 during his formative years.Greg graduated from North Park Collegiate with his Grade 13 O.S.S.H.G. Diploma in 1978, and graduated with his Aviation and Flight Technology Diploma(Honours) from Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology(Toronto) in 1981.
Greg’s has had past employment with both the Chatham and Brantford Airports, Sharp Bus Lines, Copeland Refrigeration, and the Brant Naval Veteran’s Association. He is currently employed with the Toronto Fire Services as a Captain, and was awarded recognition of 20 years service with the National Fire Services Medal in 2005, 25 years service in May of 2010 with the Provincial Fire Service Medal, and in the summer of 2010 with a 25 year service award from the City of Toronto.
Greg is currently sitting as a Ward 3 Councilor for the City of Brantford,having served as a Councilor in past years from 2000 to 2010.
Greg has been married to his wife Elizabeth for over 32 years, and they are the parents of two adult sons Kevin and Tyler.
Greg currently sits on committees while serving on Brantford City Council, and is a member of the Rosewood Board of Directors, currently sitting a Chair.




Dale Henderson

Vice Chair

Dale Henderson is a criminal lawyer who works with many legal aid clients. He is the owner of Henderson and Associates and has an active practice in Brantford. Dale has been a board member for many years and he is the Vice-Chairman of the board.










mikeMichael St Amant


Michael has over 40 years of government, financial and business experience in Canada and Europe. He moved to Brantford in 2004 and is currently active in restructuring the Brant Museum and Archives. He has an MA in history and maintains a keen interest in local history. He has served on numerous public and private Boards, including Rosewood House and the Brant Historical Society.









marc Marc Laferriere


Marc Laferriere is the coordinator of the Community & Justice Services program at Mohawk College where he is also a professor of Justice Studies. He has experience in various helping fields related to social work, child & youth work and advocacy. He is a recipient of the YMCA Peace Medal for founding various community projects and is an avid community volunteer.

 He has a Masters in Social Work and practiced clinically at both the Grand River Community Health Centre and Woodview Children’s Mental Health before becoming an educator.








colleenColleen Armstrong


Colleen Armstrong is a seasoned administrative professional contributing policy development and public relations skills to the community through her volunteer work. Her non-profit experience is in the healthcare, recreational and heritage sectors












cindyCindy MacDonald


Cindy MacDonald is a native of Brantford and a graduate of the University of Waterloo. Known locally for her built heritage advocacy, she is chair of the Brantford Heritage Committee and member since 1997, a member of the City of Brantford Downtown Performance Grant Committee since 2004, Co-Chair of the Brantford Film Group, a member of the City of Brantford Prominence Point Sub Committee, Executive Secretary of the Brantford Pipes and Drums Pipe Band, Past Chair and member of the Scottish International Villages Committee, Past President of Community Resource Services 2004-2014, member of the St Vincent De Paul Fundraising Committee and member of the Rosewood House Board of Directors since 2012. She lives in Brantford with her two children Abigael and Jordan.