Community Foundation of Halton North
Board of Directors

G. Bradford “Brad” Clements, Chair

Brad was born and raised in Milton and served on Milton Town Council for 21 years and Halton Regional Council for 14 years. For the past 25 years he has operated Clembrook Christmas Farm. Brad has served on many committees and boards such as the Royal Botanical Gardens; District Health Council; Halton Non-profit Housing Corporation; the Milton Chamber of Commerce; the Association of Municipalities of Ontario; Prosperity One Credit Union, and on both the Ontario and Canadian Christmas Tree Associations. Brad is Past-President of the Milton Steam-Era Show.

Martin (Marty) Hughes, Vice Chair

Marty is a retired Chartered Accountant and Business Valuator whose practice was in Brampton where he was Past-President of The Brampton Rotary Club and The Brampton Board of Trade. He also was a Founding Director and Treasurer of The Brampton & Area Community Foundation. A resident of Georgetown since 1969, he was a Founding Director of the Georgetown Racquet Club and The Cote Terrace Seniors’ Apartments. In addition, he was Past-President of the Georgetown Racquet Club and the Georgetown Highland Games Association. For five years Marty served on the Board and acted as Treasurer for Halton Health Care Services.

Mervyn A. Fonseca, CPA, CA, Treasurer

Mervyn has managed his own accounting practice located in Milton since 2011 and has worked with a broad variety of clients specializing in small to medium sized businesses in the Greater Toronto Area. Mervyn is also on the finance committee of St. Benedict’s parish in Milton since its inception and has served as past president and treasurer on various non-profit organizations. He enjoys playing sports, working out and raising his two beautiful children. Mervyn has been a resident of Milton for over ten years.

Anne Eadie, Secretary

Anne retired as Executive Director of the United Way of Milton in 2011 after close to 20 years of service. Anne has a long history of community involvement in Milton. She currently serves on theBoard of the Milton District Horticultural Society and has previously been a member of many other volunteer boards and fundraising committees including; the Board of Directors of Milton District Hospital; Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Milton; Past Chair – Daffodil Day Campaign, Canadian Cancer Society, Milton Branch; Founding Member – S.A.S.H. (Sexual Abuse Services of Halton); Life Member Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Anne has been a long time resident of Milton.

Joy Anderson

Joy is employed by the Town of Milton and serves as the Senior Manager, Recreation Services within the Community Services Department. She has been an active community volunteer, serving in rural youth organizations in various leadership positions. She currently serves on the Halton Poverty Round Table and is a member of Parks and Recreation Ontario. Joy is a resident of Halton Hills.

Linda Bischoff

Linda is a Project Manager with Facilities Design and Development at Halton Region. She has volunteered with several non-profit organizations in various capacities allowing her to develop an understanding of the community. Linda has been a resident of the Region for over ten years and currently resides in Acton.

Hal Watson

Hal is a partner with the Halton law firm of O’Connor MacLeod Hanna LLP restricting his practice to the areas of municipal and employment law. He has served on the Boards of various charitable organizations in the past including Oaklands Regional Centre and two terms on the Board of United Way Milton. He is currently the volunteer Chairman of the Mayor’s Golf Tournament for United Way Milton, a position he has held since the Tournament’s inception in 2001. He served a year as Chairman of the Fundraising Campaign for United Way Milton and is a past winner of the Agency’s Volunteer of the Year Award. Hal resides in Halton Hills.

David Illingworth

Robert Rubino


Sue Lawrenson, Executive Director

Sue has been in fundraising for over 30 years and has worked as both a consultant and as a staff member for several charitable organizations across Ontario. As a volunteer Sue has been an active member on several committees and boards of directors. She is passionate about the performing arts and has been an active participant, both on and off stage, for many community theatrical productions.