Started with DYSTC in 2019
Cindy has more than 20 years’ experience in Publishing, Marketing, Advertising, Relationship Management and Finance. She started her career in media at The Ottawa Citizen (Postmedia), and then moved to the Ottawa Jewish Bulletin and Torstar/Metroland Media where she learned the newspaper business from the ground up (Switchboard Operator to General Manager). Most recently, she chose to leave the corporate world and take on a Senior Director of Philanthropy role at Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre (DSYTC). A move fueled by a desire to give back to Ontario’s youth and their families struggling with substance use and mental health issues.
Cindy is a proud mother of three young men Hunter, Keagan and Carson. Cindy is a huge supporter of the Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre (DSYTC) as she credits the centre and program for saving her sons life. Since 2015, she has spoke openly about her journey of addiction and mental health issues with her son. She wants nothing more than to drop the shame and stigma around youth mental health and addiction; to give families “hope” through such a difficult time. Moreover, to bring our three aging campuses together to increase our capacity and lessen wait times for Ontario’s youth that are in crisis.
Cindy would love for those of you who share her passion or want to know more about her story or the DSYTC to reach out.
Tel: 613.594.8333 ext.1201 613.883.6464 cell