The Board of Directors is a diverse group of volunteers who represent a cross-section of our community; business, tenants, real estate, architecture, social media, community advocate, web communications, architecture, law, business analysis, management and health consulting, and property management.

Board Members  work as a team and act as governing trustees of the organization on behalf of the community at large. The Board members share their expertise in a broad range of areas and provide the foundation for the agency’s initiatives Officers: President, Aleks Karamarkovic -  Real Estate Investment Associate   Vice President,  - Gordon Lee, Lawyer  Treasurer, (to be nominated) Secretary, Michaela Macpherson - Communication Strategist.

Directors:  Barbara Stewart - AIS Tenant/Community Advocate, Sandra Schwartz - AIS Tenant/Community Advocate, Mahjabeen Chowdhury - Non-Profit Housing Administrator, Marianne Peck - Community Advocate, Murad Farah - AIS Tenant, Scott Benness - AIS Tenant, Celeste Erendrea - Community Advocate, Travis An - Financial/Accounting and Real State Analyst

Former Board Members:

Ainsley Chapman, Heinz Klein, Lisa Del Col, Vishen Maharaj, Crystal-Marie Sealy, Robert Aro, Laura Bennick, Celia Chandler, Britt Haddy, Alex Sharpe, Santosh Zarcharias, Ryan Hood, Rob Hyndman, Max Vo, Ellis Martin.

We recruit volunteers to the Board of Directors to provide leadership and guidance. Our hope is to expand AIS’ housing stock to address the growing demand for supportive housing. People who are compassionate about the issues of mental health and homelessness, and can think 'big' are people we want to meet.  If you are interested in becoming a volunteer Board Member please contact Marissa Bastidas, Executive Director at 416-504-3610 ext 21 or