LAURA SOMERVILLE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Laura has wide ranging experience in the field of education. She is the Project Lead for Healthy Relationships: Navigating Cyberbullying and Cyberviolence, a Principals Association Projects initiative through the Ontario Principals’ Council (OPC). She has served as a Coach Facilitator with the Leading Student Achievement Project (LSA), a Senior Specialist of Education at the Leadership Development Branch of the Ministry of Education and as a school Principal in the Toronto District School Board (TDSB). Laura is the Study Tour Lead as well as an Instructor for the International School Leadership Program through OPC where she works in various countries developing strong educational leadership at the school and system level. Laura has a proven track record of working as part of provincial and international teams to research, create and implement programs to support student achievement and well-being.
NILS BLONDON, PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Nils Blondon is a Educator, Runner, Writer, and Life Coach with over ten years experience in the Not For Profit sector. Nils has acted in multiple capacities at small and large charities across the city. Nils has been involved with the Team Unbreakable initiative since 2016. First, as a Coordinator, and since 2019 as the Program Director. Nils is passionate about leveraging the sport of running as a vehicle towards improved mental health, and has worked directly with and inspired thousands youth across the Greater Toronto Area. Nils’s youth work has been the feature of articles and documentaries. As the Program Director of Team Unbreakable, Nils hopes to continue to support, motivate, and encourage youth and educators across to province to get active, run, and have fun.
Robert Wordham, Board Chair
Dr. Catherine Sabiston , Director