Board of Directors




Community Living Parry Sound Board of Directors 2016-2017


Lynda Marshall

Born and raised in Parry Sound, Lynda graduated from Queen’s University. She initially worked for The Children’s Aid Society and Family and Social Services of Parry Sound.  She then moved to Toronto to pursue a successful career in Sales and Marketing.

Vice President

Lisa Cook

Lisa is currently the Team Leader for YMCA Employment and Literacy Services Simcoe Muskoka in Parry Sound. She was previously Business Development Advisor for The Business Centre, working with entrepreneurs in the Nipissing Parry Sound region.  Lisa has worked in the digital marketing industry for more than 15 years. She was based in Toronto as Partner, Vice President/General Manager of the Ontario region for an international digital advertising agency before retiring in 2011, as well as being Owner/Managing Partner of two digital marketing consulting agencies.


Angelika Distler

Owner with her husband of a construction business since 1983, she has also had experience in banking, and owned and managed her own women’s clothing store. She was as a Member and Treasurer of the Parry Sound Downtown Business Association, is a CLPS volunteer, and serves in various ways at her church, including being Treasurer.

Director in Lieu of Past President

Julie Flagler

Julie worked as a nurse and nursing administrator in a variety of health settings, including both hospital care and long-term care.  She has volunteered at the Children’s Aid Society, Belvedere Heights as well as with Community Living Parry Sound as a past Board member and chair.  She taught and coordinated Nursing and Personal Support Worker programs at Sault, Georgian and Canadore Colleges.


Danny Gray

Danny is a teacher with the Near North District School Board and is a qualified Special Education Specialist.  He served on the Museum on Tower Hill board from 2012-2016.  In addition to various Museum and Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve events, he has also been involved in Pedalling for Parkinson’s, the Salvation Army Toy Drive and Adopt-a-Senior.


Doris Muckenheim

Doris has lived in the Parry Sound area since 1987 and has owned the Wolf Den since 1997. She previously worked at the Charles W. Stockey Centre as well as the West Parry Sound District Museum as the director curator.  She has served on the Festival of the Sound board and has been staff liaison to other boards, and is a mentor for the Canadore College Business Program and a member of the Carling Township Waste Facility Issues Public Advisory Committee.

Lianne Piddington

Lianne is a wife, mother and grandmother.  She and her husband Tom have owned Bay Area Electrical since 1993 and she has worked full time within the business since 2006.  She was previously employed at the Parry Sound Muskoka Credit Union as well as the Parry Sound District General Hospital.

 Linda Taylor

Linda has been employed at Belvedere Heights Community Support Services for the past twenty-six years.  Throughout her career she has been involved with planning and implementing services for the West Parry Sound District, including negotiating budgets and partnering with care providers.  She has also been involved with planning special events and fundraising.

 Amelia Wilkinson

Amelia grew up in Oakville and moved to Parry Sound eight years ago.  She graduated as a veterinary technician in 2008 and has since managed a number of businesses including Muskoka Woods, Dairy Queen and Starbucks.  She serves in her church as an usher, small group leader and in the Kids Ministry.  She previously volunteered with the Oakville Humane Society, the Toronto Wildlife Rehab Centre, and Harvest Share.

Executive Director

Jo-Anne Demick

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