Staff and Governance

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TBC Staff

Roberta Pike, MSW, Executive Director,
416-366-8080 x 222
ed@torontobirthcentre.ca
Sara Booth, R.M., Clinical Director,
416-366-8080 x 224
cd@torontobirthcentre.ca
Cheryl Creighton,
Office Manager
416-366-8080 x 202
Celia Su,
Clinical Administrative Assistant
416-366-8080 x 201
Denise Booth,
Indigenous and Community Engagement Coordinator
Tamara Sanchez,
Head Birth Centre Aide
Marixa Alva Roncal,
Birth Centre Aide
Charmaine Burger,
Birth Centre Aide
Asinkwe (Rock Woman) Nicole Aicken,
Birth Centre Aide
Hannah Schreck,
Birth Centre Aide
Victoria Manitowabi,
Birth Centre Aide
Monica Mitchell-Taylor,
Database Analyst/ Database Administrator
Barbara Schreck,
Birth Centre Aide
Giselle Johnston,
Birth Centre Aide
Cassandra Thompson,
Birth Centre Aide
Noah Souliere-Lamb,
Mukwa/Security
Weston Miller,
Mukwa/Security Trainee
Jean Catherine Steinberg,
Birth Centre Aide

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors has the ultimate decision-making and authority for all responsibilities outlined in the Independent Health Facilities Act license agreement, including all matters relating to finances, strategic planning, quality assurance and compliance for the TBC. The Board is made up of a two-thirds registered midwife and majority self-identified Indigenous membership. The Board is accountable to its clients, the communities the TBC serves, government agencies, institutional partners and community stakeholders.

Sarah Martineau, R.M. - PresidentAndrea Luciuk, R.M. - Treasurer
Vacant - SecretaryVacant - Knowledge Keeper
Vacant - Youth MemberEllen Blais, A.M.
Kristin Dennis, R.M.Dionne Amsterdam, R.M.
Monica McKayMelida Jimenez (Retired RM)
Jennifer Dockery (Ex-officio) Laura Pus

Quality Advisory Committee

The Quality Advisory Committee oversees the activities of the Quality Management Program and reports on them to the Board.  As a committee of the Board, it will focus on safety monitoring and evaluation of services at the Birth Centre.

Sara Booth, R.M.,
Quality Advisor
Dione Amsterdam, R.M.,
Board of Directors Representative (Ex-Officio)
Sophie Roher, PhD.(cand),
Community Council Representative
Tiffany Fung, R.M.,
Board Appointed Member
Cate Bester, R.M.,
Board Appointed Member
Katelyn Blascik, R.M.,
Midwives’ Council Representative
Dr. Elin Raymond, OB-GYN,
Midwives' Council Representative
Vacant,
Community Council Representative

Midwives Council

The Midwives’ Council supports the integrity and excellence of the clinical program of the Toronto Birth Centre. Along with its committees and working groups, it is the primary means for midwives to have input into the culture and day-to-day aspects of the TBC.  The main goal of the Midwives’ Council is to provide all affiliated midwives, midwifery practices and clinically affiliated hospitals an opportunity to participate in shaping clinical policies and protocols.

Sara Chambers, R.M., Co-Chair,
Kensington Midwives
Zuzana Betkova, R.M., Co-Chair,
Midwives Collective of Toronto
Nabal Kanaan, R.M.,
The Midwives Clinic of East York - Don Mills
Alusha Morris, R.M.,
Community Midwives of Toronto
Vacant,
Seventh Generation Midwives of Toronto
Spencer Sawyer, R.M.,
Kensington Midwives
Anita Bright, R.M.,
Midwife Alliance
Leah Crawford, R.M.,
Seventh Generation Midwives of Toronto
Tama Cross, R.M.,
Diversity Midwives
Nimerta Dhami, R.M.,
Midwives Collective of Toronto
Tia Sakar, R.M.,
Riverdale Community Midwives
Sabina Fella, R.M.,
Riverdale Community Midwives
Alexandra Nikitakis, R.M.,
Diversity Midwives
Fariba Shodjaie, R.M.,
Community Midwives of Toronto
Tia Sarkar, R.M.,
Riverdale Community Midwives
Ness Dixon, R.M.,
The Midwives Clinic of East York - Don Mills
Chrissy Neilson, R.M.,
Seventh Generation Midwives of Toronto
Indigenous Seat Shared,
Vacant
Indigenous Seat Shared, Rocio Guzman Velasquez, R.M.,
Seventh Generation Midwives of Toronto
Tara Wodelet, R.M.,
Midwife Alliance
Jennifer Brewer, R.M.,
Midwife Alliance
Shezeen Suleman, R.M.,
MATCH
Jenna Bly, R.M.,
MATCH
Fang Yu, R.M.,
Trillium Midwives
Sindy Cheung, R.M.,
Trillium Midwives
Subs:
Kathleen Babe, R.M.,
Seventh Generation Midwives Toronto

Brescia-Nember-Reid, R.M.,
Seventh Generation Midwives Toronto

Amanda Tissera, R.M.,
Riverdale Community Midwives

Community Council

The TBC Community Council (Council) endeavors to create, support and foster a culturally secure environment for the Indigenous families, midwives and staff of Toronto Birth Centre (TBC). Through active community engagement, educational services and consultation, the Council works to uphold the cultural integrity of TBC’s core values: Self Determination, Equity, Dignity, and Justice.

Shannon Simpson,
Co-Chair
Vacant,
Co-Chair
Nicole PenakKrysta Williams
Faith ChaputNatalie Lucas
Rebecca Beaulne-StubingMelissa Stevenson
Vacant - Youth RepVacant- Knowledge Keeper