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Anusha Narendran

Manager of Children’s Programs and Services

(She/Her)

anusha@mfrc.org
Anjali Gaur
Youth Program Manager
(She/Her)agaur@mfrc.org
Amy Semenuk

Community & Family ProgramsServices Manager

(She/Her)

asemenuk@mfrc.org
Dominique Robinson
Program Director(She/Her)drobinson@mfrc.org
Fadi Jomaa


Human Resource
Operations Manager

(He/Him)

fjomaa@mfrc.org

Josh Berman
Executive Director
(He/Him)
jberman@mfrc.org
Mohamed A Mohamed

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accesibility (IDEA) Manager
(He/Him)
mmohamed@mfrc.org
Sumant Rao

Manager, Fundraising and Development

(He/Him)

srao@mfrc.org

Anusha Narendran


Manager of Children’s
Programsand Services

(She/Her)

anusha@mfrc.org

Anjali Gaur

Youth Program Manager
(She/Her)
agaur@mfrc.org

Amy Semenuk


Community & Family
ProgramsServices Manager

(She/Her)

asemenuk@mfrc.org

Dominique Robinson

Program Director
(She/Her)
drobinson@mfrc.org

Fadi Jomaa


Human Resource &
Operations Manager


(He/Him)

fjomaa@mfrc.org

Josh Berman


Executive Director

(He/Him)

jberman@mfrc.org

Mohamed A Mohamed


Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accesibility (IDEA) Manager

(He/Him)

mmohamed@mfrc.org

Sumant Rao


Manager, Fundraising
and Development

(He/Him)

srao@mfrc.org

Board

Nafisa Nazarali
MFRC’s Board Chair(She/Her)
Judene Stewert

MFRC’s Vice-Chair

(She/Her)
Michelle Thompson
MFRC’s Board Treasurer
Varsha Patel

MFRC’s Board Secretary

(She/Her)
Kimberly Tull

MFRC Director

(She/Her)
Sabrina Wright

MFRC Director

(She/Her)
Saru Kanapathipillai
MFRC Director(He/Him)
Sarah Matsushita

MFRC Director

(She/Her)
Gowsic Satgunalingam

MFRC Director

(He/Him)
Navi Tathgar

MFRC Director

(He/Him)
Alan Yu

MFRC Director

(He/Him)

Nafisa Nazarali

MFRC’s Board Chair

(She/Her)

Judene Stewert

MFRC’s Vice-Chair

(She/Her)

Michelle Thompson

MFRC’s Board Treasurer

Varsha Patel

MFRC’s Board Secretary

(She/Her)

Kimberly Tull

MFRC Director

(She/Her)

Sabrina Wright

MFRC Director

(She/Her)

Saru Kanapathipillai

MFRC Director

(He/Him)

Sarah Matsushita

MFRC Director

(She/Her)

Gowsic Satgunalingam

MFRC Director

(He/Him)

Navi Tathgar

MFRC Director

(He/Him)

Alan Yu

MFRC Director(He/Him)

LEAD Malvern (Learn, Engage, Advocate & Do)

Learn Engage Advocate Do (LEAD) Malvern is an independent Scarborough Youth Cabinet that builds awareness and takes action to combat intersecting social and economic barriers that youth across Scarborough consistently face. Formed in 2003, this group also drives youth-responsive program development at MFRC.

Current LEAD Malvern Members:

 • Cooper Fox-Newlands
 • Aaruksha Ravinchelvam
 • Troy King
 • Isabella Walker

• Racquel Hudgin
• Miracle Lightbodym
• Hari Vigneswaran
• Sahana Sasikumar

Team

Anusha Narendran


Manager of Children’s
Programsand Services

(She/Her)

anusha@mfrc.org

Amy Semenuk


Community & Family
ProgramsServices Manager

(She/Her)

asemenuk@mfrc.org

Anjali Gaur

 

Youth Program  Manager


(She/Her)

agaur@mfrc.org

Dominique Robinson

Program Director
(She/Her)
drobinson@mfrc.org

Fadi Jomaa


Human Resource &
Operations Manager


(He/Him)

fjomaa@mfrc.org

Josh Berman


Executive Director

(He/Him)

jberman@mfrc.org

Mohamed A Mohamed


Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accesibility (IDEA) Manager

(He/Him)

mmohamed@mfrc.org

Sumant Rao


Manager, Fundraising
and Development

(He/Him)

srao@mfrc.org

Board

Nafisa Nazarali

MFRC’s Board Chair

(She/Her)

Judene Stewert

MFRC’s Vice-Chair

(She/Her)

Michelle Thompson

MFRC’s Board Treasurer

Varsha Patel

MFRC’s Board Secretary

(She/Her)

Kimberly Tull

MFRC Director

(She/Her)

Sabrina Wright

MFRC Director

(She/Her)

Saru Kanapathipillai

MFRC Director

(He/Him)

Sarah Matsushita

MFRC Director

(She/Her)

Gowsic Satgunalingam

MFRC Director

(He/Him)

Navi Tathgar

MFRC Director

(He/Him)

Alan Yu

MFRC Director(He/Him)

LEAD Malvern (Learn, Engage, Advocate & Do)

Learn Engage Advocate Do (LEAD) Malvern is an independent Scarborough Youth Cabinet that builds awareness and takes action to combat intersecting social and economic barriers that youth across Scarborough consistently face. Formed in 2003, this group also drives youth-responsive program development at MFRC.

Current LEAD Malvern Members:

  • Cooper Fox-Newlands
  • Aaruksha Ravinchelvam
  • Troy Kin
  • Isabella Walker
  • Racquel Hudgin
  • Miracle Lightbodym
  • Hari Vigneswaran
  • Sahana Sasikumar
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Anusha Narendran

Manager of Children’s Programs and Services

(She/Her)

anusha@mfrc.org

With 20 years of dedicated involvement in the field of children, Anusha makes a lasting difference in the lives of Malvern’s youngest residents. Anusha has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education along with a Certificate in Not-for-Profit Leadership and Volunteer Management.

Anjali Gaur

Youth Program Manager

(She/Her)

agaur@mfrc.org

Anjali leads a diverse youth team in providing youth development, leadership, academic supports, advocacy, recreation, mental health and career programming and services for over 900 youth annually. In her time at MFRC Anjali has incorporated her passions for gaming, music and anime into her various programs and has a strong artistic background that she shares with participants.
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Amy Semenuk

Community & Family Programs & Services Manager

(She/Her)

asemenuk@mfrc.org

Amy has been working in Community Development for 20+ years developing, managing, evaluating and scaling programs for Newcomers, Seniors, Women and Food Justice.

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Dominique Robinson

Program Director

(She/Her)

drobinson@mfrc.org

With a dynamic and people-centered approach, Dominique brings forth a decade of expertise in learning and development, staff training, wellness, health and safety, human resources, and community-based program delivery. Her experience encompasses a wide spectrum of skills that contribute to effective service delivery.
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Fadi Jomaa

Human Resource & Operations Manager Manager

(He/Him)

fjomaa@mfrc.org

Fadi is an accomplished and goal-driven offering more than 15 years’ extensive experience with finance, management, and tactical business leadership. Being a diplomatic leader and analytical thinker, Fadi inspires and cultivates productive working relationships with team members and partners.
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Josh Berman

Executive Director

(He/Him)

jberman@mfrc.org

Josh has been working in the non-profit sector for the past 15 years, building vibrant and healthy communities through various leadership roles focusing on child, youth, and family programming. This includes leading multiple teams and stakeholders in the funding, development, delivery, and scaling of programs focused on anti-racism, inclusion, equity, health education, youth mental wellness and youth employment.

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Mohamed A Mohamed

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accesibility (IDEA) Manager

(He/Him)

mmohamed@mfrc.org

With a passion for driving change, Mohamed collaborates with internal teams, community partners, and stakeholders to develop and implement initiatives that break down barriers, empower underrepresented voices, and create a more just and accessible community.
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Sumant Rao

Manager, Fundraising and Development

(He/Him)

srao@mfrc.org 

Sumant brings a wealth of experience, with a proven track record in developing and implementing successful fundraising campaigns, donor engagement strategies, and grant acquisition efforts. His leadership and strategic vision enabling MFRC to expand its reach and make a lasting difference in the lives of those we serve.

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Nafisa Nazarali

MFRC’s Board Chair

(She/Her)

Nafisa is an experienced lawyer and founding partner of INB Family Law LLP. Living in Malvern, Nafisa is skilled in family law, negotiation, public speaking, and management. Nafisa graduated from York University – Osgoode Hall Law School.
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Judene Stewert

MFRC’s Vice-Chair

(She/Her)

Judene, a Scarbrough resident, is an experienced non-profit fundraiser and currently the Associate Director, Corporate Engagement at Humber River Hospital Foundation. Judene graduated from the University of Windsor and has been involved in supporting numerous non-profits during her professional career.
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Michelle Thompson

MFRC’s Board Treasurer

Michelle is a senior finance and administrative professional and is currently the Director, Finance at CIFAR. She has expert knowledge in accounting for charitable/not-for-profit organizations.
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Varsha Patel

MFRC’s Board Secretary

(She/Her)

Varsha is the Assistant Dean of Student Success at the University of Toronto Scarborough and a strong community advocate. Varsha is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. Varsha is passionate about education and how it is utilized as a tool for empowerment and individual transformation.
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Kimberly Tull

MFRC Director

(She/Her)

Kimberley is the Director of Community & Learning Partnerships and Access Pathways at University of Toronto Scarborough. Kimberley is an experienced community development and engagement professional with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in nonprofit organizations, project management, anti-oppression and anti-racism, equity, partnership development and facilitation, Kimberley has a Masters of Education focused on Adult Education and Community Development from University of Toronto – Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.
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Sabrina Wright

MFRC Director

(She/Her)

Sabrina is a dedicated and passionate youth advocate, committed to making a positive impact in the Malvern community. With a strong belief in the power of the youth voice, Sabrina has taken on the role of a youth board member to contribute fresh perspectives and innovative ideas. Driven by a desire to create change, Sabrina aims to amplify the concerns and aspirations of her peers, working collaboratively with fellow board members to influence decisions that shape the future of the community.
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Saru Kanapathipillai

MFRC Director

(He/Him)

Saru is the Co- Founder of Boring People Inc. and senior staff member at the local law firm Nava Wilson Law. Saru is a community leader, giving his time to multiple causes in supporting of a thriving Malvern and Scarbrough.
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Sarah Matsushita

MFRC Director

(She/Her)

Sarah is an experienced non-profit communications leader and currently the Director of Communications at the Equality Fund. Sarah has a career built in the nonprofit sector including senior communications experience specializing in advocacy, community engagement, and media relations. Sarah holds a Bachelor’s of Art’s in Political science from McMaster University and a Certificate of public relations from Humber college.
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Gowsic Satgunalingam

MFRC Director

(He/Him)

Gowsic is a distinguished Senior Manager of Information Technology, bringing many years of experience in the non-profit sector to his role, especially noted for his impactful work at Macaulay Centres for Children in Toronto. His expertise in enhancing IT systems, bolstering security, and improving operational efficiency has been a hallmark of his career.

Gowsic combines a solid educational background in Information Systems and Technology with a talent for strategic planning and innovative problem-solving.Additionally, his commitment to community service is evident through his active involvement as a Board Member. Gowsic’s adeptness at navigating complex technological challenges makes him an invaluable asset in any organization.
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Navi Tathgar

MFRC Director

(He/Him)

Navi, a local community resident, is an experienced Project Engineer, currently working with the City of Toronto. Navi, a past MFRC participant with his family, has a M.Eng. in Civil Engineering (Transportation) from the University of Toronto.
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Alan Yu

MFRC Director

(He/Him)

Alan, a community member and past and current participant in MFRC programming, is a Financial Advisor at WealthSeekers.ca where he supports hundreds of clients plan their financial future.