Our Board

The Board of Directors is comprised of individuals who come from a broad spectrum of professions with diverse skills and expertise. They share a passion and commitment for helping children, youth, and their families when they are faced with dying, death, and grief.

Barbara Slater
Board Chair
Former Adjunct Professor in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto
Deb Galet
Executive Director
Interprofessional Practice and Ambulatory Care, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care
Arthur Wenglik


Manager, Financial Review Service Providers at City of Toronto
Jay Bacher
CEO of The Dr. Jay Charitable Foundation
Paul Rolston
Partner, Institutional and Private Wealth Management with Jarislowsky Fraser
Susan Zikman-Wise
Director of Communications, KRG Children’s Charitable Foundation, Philanthropist

We need your help As a registered charity that DOES NOT RECEIVE GOVERNMENT FUNDING, we rely on the generosity of donors like you to provide children with the support they need at absolutely no cost to their families.

We are a safe space
Dr. Jay Children’s Grief Centre is a safe and inclusive space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and their allies.