I’m happy to announce that Denise De Campos will be joining the PCYI team in the role of Community Planner, effective October 13, 2015. Please join us in welcoming her to our community!Denise comes to us with a superb skill set that we feel is a perfect match for our organization and this role in particular. She brings eight years’ experience in community health planning, including supporting the work of community planning tables, and ten years’ experience leading and managing community, regional and provincial-level projects and programs. Prior to joining PCYI, Denise has represented the Region of Peel Public Health Unit, Heart & Stroke Foundation and Canadian Diabetes Association at 40+ community planning tables. She has worked on campaigns that contributed to policy change, government funding commitments and new programs, including a multi-year funding commitment from the provincial government for diabetes; the passing of Making Healthier Choices Act 2015, restricting youth access to flavoured tobacco and e-cigarettes; and the establishment of Peel Region’s first-ever regional Public Access Defibrillator Program.
Denise is a Caledon-resident and an active community member, who has been a Crisis Line Counsellor at the Sexual Assault Rape Crisis Centre of Peel and an In-School Mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel. She holds a Bachelor of Social Work from York University and a Community Outreach and Development Diploma from Sheridan College. She looks forward to working with our partners in the Region of Peel in her new role as Community Planner. Denise can be reached starting Tuesday, October 13th at [email protected] or 289-628-1646 ext. 413.
Graham Clyne, Executive Director
Peel Children and Youth Initiative