The Board of Directors of Camphill Communities Ontario

John Scarfe Chair

John Scarfe was a criminal lawyer until his appointment as a Justice of the Peace with the Ontario Court of Justice in May of 2018. John has served as a Director of Camphill Communities Ontario and the Camphill Foundation Canada. John's younger brother Peter has been a resident of Camphill Communities Ontario since 1989. John re-joined the CCO Board in August 2018.

John Mohler Vice-Chair

John Mohler is a P. Eng., Company President and CEO, retired.  Owner/President of HR/xL Canada, management consultants.  Past governance includes general hospital, community college, YM/YWCA, church and 20 years with a variety of MCCSS advisory councils.  His son Colin resides at Camphill and his brother Craig lives in Tottenham supported by CLASS.

Chris Wheeler Treasurer

Chris Wheeler lives in Barrie, Ontario. He has been a Board member for Camphill since 2013. He is retired from the Children's Aid Society of Barrie. Chris and his wife of 30 plus years have four grown children: Caitlin, Michael, Anthony and Stephen. Anthony is a service recipient in the Sophia Creek Day Program.

Noreen McDonald Past-Chair

Noreen McDonald is a teacher for the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board and has been a Board member on the Camphill Board since 2013.

Kevin Jackson Director

Kevin grew up in Camphill in Beaver Run and South Africa and served for many years on our CCO Board (2006-2013). He is a business partner at his firm Bizzone Inc. Kevin lives and works in Gormley and joined the CCO Board in June 2019.

Mike Beard Director

Mike Beard is an accomplished graphic designer and branding expert with an extended career in both large and small organizations, and has helped with the branding and design elements of our Tribute dinners. Mike lives and works in Barrie and joined the CCO Board in June 2019.

Elaine Sano Director

A friend of Camphill Communities since 1990, Elaine became a Director on the CCO Board in 2019. The experience she brings is a synthesis of Naturopathic Medicine, Psychology, and Organizational Relationship Systems. Her understanding of wholeness & creativity is synergistic with what we believe is the heart of good living at Camphill. Elaine lives in Toronto.

Cathy Charlton Director

Cathy Charlton is the Executive Coordinator at Hospice Simcoe.  She is the proud mother of two daughters.  Her oldest daughter, Chloe Garner, is a resident in the Sophia Creek residential program.  Cathy resides in Barrie and joined the CCO Board in June 2020.

Howard Vanier Director

Howard Vanier is a Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) with over twenty years of experience in the electrical and electronics manufacturing and distribution sector and currently he owns and manages his own construction company. He and his wife Donna have three adult children and his son Jeff has attended the CCO day program for the past few summers. Howard lives in Toronto and joined the CCO Board in June 2020.