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JMCC welcomes new CEO

October 3, 2019

Jessica Sartori

Following an extensive search, the John McGivney Children’s Centre’s (JMCC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Jessica Sartori, PhD, is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of JMCC.

A lifelong resident of Windsor-Essex and alumnus of the University of Windsor, Sartori has worked as the Director of Quality Assurance at the Windsor-Essex Children's Aid Society since 2012. She also currently serves as the Chair of the Greater Essex County District School Board where she has represented Wards 1, 2, and 9 as a Trustee since 2014. Her previous experience includes serving as the Manager of Community Impact and Learning at the United Way Windsor-Essex County and as the Principal Consultant at Organization and Leadership Development Windsor-Essex. Prior to this she also held several other human resources and leadership consulting roles.

“Jessica’s dedication to advancing the quality of care, programs and services offered to children and youth in Windsor-Essex makes her an excellent fit here at JMCC as our CEO,” says Elizabeth Haugh, Board President, JMCC.

Sartori is a trained researcher in Applied Social Psychology, committed to evidence-based practice and policy. She looks forward to bringing her knowledge and experience to her new role, while also learning from and collaborating with the JMCC team.

“I am honoured and excited to be joining JMCC as their new CEO,” says Sartori, JMCC CEO. “As a resident of Windsor-Essex, I am continuously impressed by the amazing work that the JMCC team does for children and youth with special needs and their families. I look forward to working together with our staff, our families and our Board of Directors to continue to provide the highest quality of care and services to our community.”

About the John McGivney Children’s Centre:
JMCC provides rehabilitation and support services to children and youth living in Windsor-Essex. As the only publicly funded source of specialized paediatric rehabilitation expertise in the region, we support close to 3,000 children/youth annually with physical, neurological and developmental needs. In addition to providing the core rehabilitation services of physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech/language therapy, JMCC provides social work, behavioural consultation and therapeutic recreation services to families and offers a wide range of specialty clinics onsite. Depending on need, services are offered in Centre, in community schools, in our JMCC School, in the home and at childcare centres.

For more information, please contact:
Danielle Friest, Communications & Community Affairs, JMCC
E: danielle.friest@jmccentre.ca P: 519-977-2214

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