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Executive Team

William Oestreich – Co-Executive Director

Member Since 2020

  • Former Director of Operations

  • Mechanical Designer at H.H. Angus

  • Bachelors of Engineering from McGill University


Carolyn Rankin-Boutin – Co-Executive Director

Member Since 2023

  • Director, Education Program at Neighbor to Neighbor

  • Bachelors of Arts in History and English from McMaster University

  • Bachelor of Education from Trent University

Kelly Joseph – Director of Operations

Matthew (Matt) Cornett – Director of Fundraising

Jean Sebastien (J.S.) Dumais – Data Program Lead

Curtis Arthur – Data Program Lead

Kota Abe – Data Program Specialist

Jennifer Hoang – Data Program Specialist

Janice Man – Family Communications Coordinator

Viktoriia Kulinich  – Family Communications Coordinator

Justin Raposo  – Family Communications Coordinator

Idil Sheikh – Volunteer Outreach Coordinator

Greg Gapski – Volunteer Coordinator

Truman Leung – Volunteer Coordinator

Cristina Campolieto – Volunteer Coordinator

Leonard Kim – Fundraising Manager

Julian Picard – Fundraising Manager

Ekaterina (Katie) Alievsky – Marketing Specialist

Colleen Webber-Marketing Team Member

Sakshi Jalan-Marketing Team Member

Eins Mutuc-Marketing Team Member

Kirk Osborne – Dispatch Manager

Joe Atkinson- Orlando – Charity Accountant

Board of Directors

Raza Rafiq – Chair

Member Since 2016

  • Director of Growth at Mighty Buildings

  • BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University

  • Focus at HUT: Strategy

Lauren Crosby – Board Member 

Member Since 2021

  • Lawyer at Torkin Manes – specializing in Not-for Profit and Charities Law

  • Bachelors of Education from Queen’s University & Doctor of Law (JD) from University of Western Ontario

  • Focus at HUT: Governance and Strategic Partnerships

Lindsay Quinn – Board Member 

Member Since 2021

  • Experienced Financial Executive

  • Bachelors of Commerce from University of British Columbia

  • Focus at HUT: Strategy, Operations, and Growth

Holly Stallan – Board Member

Member Since 2022

  • Industry Manager, Transportation at Meta

  • Bachelors of Arts, Environmental Studies and Geography

  • Focus at HUT: Marketing and Community Engagement

Philip Millington – Board Member

Member Since 2022

  • Vice President at JP Morgan

  • Masters of Finance, Queen’s University, Smith School of Business

  • Focus at HUT: Fundraising

Carmen Leung – Secretary, Board Member

Member Since 2019

  • Former Executive Director

  • Bachelors of Architecture – California Polytechnic State University, SLO

  • Focus at HUT: Programming

Genia Alievsky, CPA – Treasurer, Board Member

Member Since 2015

  • Financial Controller at Bluevale Capital Group

  • Bachelors of Management and Organization Studies from Western University

  • Focus at HUT: Treasury

Kate McNeece – Board Member

Member Since 2023

  • Partner, Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment at McCarthy Tétrault

  • Bachelors of Economics from Yale Univeristy & Doctor of Law (JD) from Columbia Law School

  • Focus at HUT: Events

Board of Advisors

Valerie Mascarenhas 

Founding Member Since 2014

  • Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) – Foreign Service Officer, Geographical Operations Team, Europe, Africa and Middle East

  • Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies from Western University

Jefferson Huang

Founding Member Since 2014

  • Manging Partner, M&A – Bluevale Capital Group Inc.

  • Bachelors from Western University & Masters Management Analytics of from Queen’s University

Samuel Karamanis

Founding Member Since 2014

  • Managing Director at Bluevale Capital Group

  • Bachelor from Western University & Masters of Finance from Queen’s School of Business

Matthew Zaffino

Founding Member Since 2014

  • Director of Finance at Green Standards Ltd.

  • Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University

Kunal Kapoor

Member Since 2014

  • Private Equity Senior Associate at Onex Corporation

  • Honours Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University

Nathan Langen

Member Since 2016

  • Director, Strategy and Development at Spirit of Math Schools Inc

  • Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies from Western University

Kevin Hoang 

Member Since 2018

  • Product Management at Google

  • Bachelors from University of Toronto

  • Focus at HUT: Operations, Technology

External Advisors

Gary Volman – Consultant

Member Since 2017

  • Corporate Lawyer – Stikeman Elliott LLP

  •  Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies (Finance and Administration) from Western & Juris Doctor (JD) from University of Ottawa

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