(as of June 29, 2023 )


Daniel Custodio, President 

Daniel has an MBA from McMaster and is currently employed as a Director of Product and Pricing for a building materials company in Brantford.  Daniel has served as President since June 23, 2022.

Zile Ozols,  Vice-President 

Zile is the Manager of Programming and Partnerships at the Brantford Public Library.  She has been a member of the agency’s Person-Centered Excellence Committee, which oversees our Strategic Plan.  She brings experience  in building and creating partnerships with various sectors of the local community and in project planning.

Tricia Klunder, Treasurer

Tricia brings a family perspective to the Board.  She is a recruiter with experience as a corporate recruiter for a multi-national company.   She brings experience from being a volunteer and a Board member of Extend-A-Family in Toronto.  She was also a mentor with the Toronto Regional Immigrant Employment Council.

Cristin Ladner, Executive Director and Secretary



Marylou Chatland

Marylou brings a family perspective to the Board with a daughter receiving services.  She is a retired teacher from the Grand Erie District School Board.  She is a past Director on the Board holding positions as President and Past-President. She looks forward to returning to continue her support for the agency’s mission and to help guide us through the sector’s “Journey to Belonging” transformation.

Greg Hall

Greg is the parent of daughter who receives support at Community Living Brant.  He is also a past Board Director of Community Living Brant and also served on the Board for Habitat for Humanity Brant Norfolk.  Greg is retired from the construction industry, but still performs short contract work performing large industrial construction estimates.  He is interested in serving in areas that benefit disadvantaged persons.

Stefennie Jagt, Director

Stefennie lives in Brantford and has received services from Community Living Brant for several years. She is a strong advocate for women’s issues.  She has been a participant in CLBrant’s focus groups and self-advocate work.  She loves to write, and her writings advocate that people matter.

Tim Papez, Director 
Tim is a MV Services Consultant with Rockwell Automation Inc.  He is a Certified Technologist by OACETT with 35 years’ experience of electrical design, control and project management.  He also brings a family perspective to the Board.

Duncan Ross, Director

Duncan brings experience as a professional in insurance, risk management, strategic planning, fundraising, finance and law.  He is currently a Client Executive with a risk management, insurance brokerage and benefits consulting firm.  He holds volunteer involvement with Brant Waterways Foundation, Brant Cycling Club and various volunteer positions with the Chamber of Commerce.







If you wish to email the Board of Directors directly, you can contact them at Please note any correspondence sent to this address will be received by Wendy Matthews, Administrative Assistant, for the Board and then forwarded to the appropriate person.

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