Joanne Van Hooser
Jodi Mosley is a graduate of the Child & Youth Care Program at Algonquin College in Ottawa, Ontario, and holds certificates in Behavioural Management Intervention, Drug and Alcohol Counselling, Financial Management and, most recently, Advanced Anti-Human Trafficking. Earlier in her career, Jodi worked as the Program Coordinator and Acting Manager of Isumaqsunngittukkuvik, a secure young offenders facility in Iqualuit, Nunavut for 6 years. During this time, she also held the position of Sexual Harassment Officer for the Baffin Region. In 2002, Jodi co-founded and continues to co-direct Stepping Stones Foster Care Inc. (SSFC); an agency that offers foster homes to children aged 0-18 years, transitional homes to youth aged 18-21 years as well as specialized programs for high-risk youth. SSFC provides individual and wrap-around services in a family setting.
Jodi is a co-founder and Chair of the Board of A New Day and also sits on the Algonquin College Advisory Committee for the Child and Youth Care Program. Jodi is an active member of the Ottawa Coalition to End Human Trafficking and heads its training program, which provides training to service providers on human trafficking indicators and appropriate responses.
David Corkery is a graduate of the Therapeutic Recreation Program at Sir Sandford Fleming College in Peterborough Ontario. Earlier in his career, David worked as a residential counselor/program coordinator and program supervisor with the Robert Smarts Centre for over 22 years. As a former foster parent, David brings empirical experience in fostering children. In 2002, he co-founded and continues to co-direct Stepping Stones Foster Care Inc. (SSFC); an agency that offers foster homes to children aged 0-18 and transitional homes to youth 18-21. He has extensive knowledge working with children and youth in a treatment milieu and has developed many innovative programs that meet the unique and individual needs of children and youth in this program.
David is a co-founder and Vice Chair of the Board of A New Day and also sits on the board for Ontario Association for Residence Treating Youth (OARTY).
WENDY GEEExecutive Director
Wendy Gee has held the position of Executive Director of A New Day Youth and Adult Services since September 2016. Over the past 30 years, Wendy has worked in various capacities as a counsellor with community agencies across Eastern Ontario. In past years she has held a number of senior executive roles, including Founder and Director of Om4Youth, a restorative yoga and expressive arts program for at risk youth and Executive Director of Turner Syndrome Society of Canada.
Wendy currently holds three college diplomas in Child and Youth Counselor, Business Administration/Human Resources Management, Drug and Alcohol Treatment Worker and a degree in psychology. Wendy has many years experience in program management/planning, grant proposals and fundraising.