Kelly Hubbard, RN BScN MHSc CHPCN

Executive Director | ext. 224

Kelly is responsible for executing the successful leadership and management of Hospice Simcoe in accordance with the Hospice’s strategic directions, mission, vision and core values.

Cathy Charlton

Executive Coordinator | ext. 226

Cathy is responsible for the financial management and payroll for Hospice Simcoe. She also supports the work of the Board of Directors and Board committees.

Tammy Pollard, RN BScN CHPCN

Residential Care Manager | ext. 326

Tammy reviews all referrals, coordinates admissions and supports the clinical team.

Doris Davis

Office Administrator | 705 725 1140

Doris is responsible for overseeing the operation at our Community Support location. She works closely with both the Community Care Team and the Bereavement Team.

Judi Luscombe

Administrative Assistant | ext. 222

Judi processes all donations, issues receipts and oversees all administrative responsibilities.

Samantha White

Marketing & Communications Coordinator | ext. 240

Sam implements the marketing & communications strategies to promote Hospice Simcoe’s programs and services and connect with the community. Sam also produces marketing & promotional materials and manages the website & social media platforms.

Lynda Murtha

Fund Development Manager | ext. 245

Lynda develops and implements the Hospice Simcoe Fundraising program.

Josie Mc Donnell

Fund Development Assistant | ext. 243

Josie’s responsibilities include coordinating our Hospice hosted fundraising events & is the liaison for Community hosted events.

Kathy Stewart, CVRM

Volunteer Manager | ext. 230

Kathy engages the volunteer resources that assist in the delivery of our programs & services. She is responsible for the management, implementation, supervision & evaluation of the Community Programs including bereavement, home visiting / community hospice and volunteer services.

Tonya Claughton, BComm

Volunteer & HR Coordinator | ext. 225

Tonya is responsible for volunteer engagement and creating and implementing training, education programs and onboarding for staff and volunteers.

Amy Pritzker, MSW, RSW

Bereavement Coordinator | 705 725 1140

Amy provides bereavement support through programming including one-to-one support and support groups.

Teneal Campbell, MSW, RSW

Community Care Coordinator | 705 725 1140

Teneal coordinates the Home Visiting and Living Well Programs. She organizes and implements program development based on the needs of the community client and their caregivers.

Danielle Marshall, RSW

Community Care Coordinator | 705 725 1140

Danielle is part of a team that coordinates home visiting services with individuals in the community. She organizes and develops programs based on the needs of the community; including, children’s programs and support for the caregiver.

Colleen Risk, BSW

Bereavement Coordinator | 705 725 1140

Colleen provides bereavement support through programming including one-to-one support and support groups.

Lori Scholten-Dallimore, B.A. MDiv

Spiritual Care Coordinator | ext. 229

Lori provides spiritual care support, helping to create an environment which nurtures that which matters most to residents & their families. This encompasses meaning in life, family, faith, grief, & offering emotional & physical care & support. Lori coordinates spiritual care resources for staff & volunteers.

Dan Elliott

Custodial Coordinator

Dan is responsible for performing custodial duties, minor maintenance, routine preventative maintenance on mechanical equipment and other miscellaneous duties in order to ensure that Hospice Simcoe’s building is maintained in a healthy, safe and sanitary manner.

Dr. Brian Morris, MD

Co-Medical Director

Dr. Morris provides guidance on the implementation and evaluation of medical services provided at Hospice Simcoe, sharing his role with Dr. Kelly Emerson.

Dr. Kelly Emerson, MD

Co-Medical Director

Dr. Emmerson provides guidance on the implementation and evaluation of medical services provided at Hospice Simcoe, sharing her role with Dr. Brian Morris.


Clinical Team

The clinical team is comprised of approximately 30 highly skilled and knowledgeable Registered Nurses (RNs), Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) and Personal Support Workers (PSWs).


Facility Dog

As a member of our care team, Daisy is a companion for our residents, their families and visitors. She also provides support to those attending grief and bereavement sessions and assists our staff and volunteers as needed. Daisy is at Hospice Monday to Friday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Daisy is a C.O.P.E. trained Service Dog.

Chris Nichols


“I feel honoured to sit on the Board at Hospice. The compassionate, dignified care provided to patients and families aligns with my personal and professional values, having worked in the health care sector with marginalized populations for over forty years.”

Cindy Taylor

Vice Chair

“I feel fortunate to be able to contribute to an organization that exemplifies compassion, excellence and professionalism. I hope to be able to use my knowledge and skills to help support the great work that they do every day with patients and families.”

Andrew Matthews


"It is an honour to be able to give back and share my skills with a well-respected organization such as Hospice Simcoe. I am looking forward to bringing my accounting and tax knowledge to the Board as we strive to become the centre of excellence in hospice and palliative care for Simcoe County."

Sharon Hannigan


“It is a privilege to sit on the Board of Hospice Simcoe, an organization that is making a much needed difference in our community. I am pleased to be involved with a group that provides care and support for individuals and their families as they face one of life’s biggest challenges.”

Kelly Hubbard

Executive Director

“I am honored and humbled to have the opportunity to journey with and care for the dying. In this role I have an impact on the quality of care individuals and their loved ones receive at Hospice Simcoe.”

Simone English


“I am proud to volunteer as a board member with Hospice Simcoe because it is a valued and highly regarded organization. I am pleased to be involved in ensuring the best quality care for those dealing with end of life concerns.”

Don Gregor


"As a new resident of Simcoe County I want to give something back to community. The recent passing of my mother-in-law of pancreatic cancer showed me the stress that long term palliative care puts on a family. Hospice Simcoe adds both joy and dignity to the equation and I am glad to be a part of this team.”

Rachel Kean


"I am proud to have the opportunity to be a member of Hospice Simcoe’s Board of Directors. To be a member of an organization that gives so much to the community, especially to our most vulnerable, is such a rewarding experience that makes me both grateful and humble."

Shane Mayes


"I am pleased to have the opportunity to serve an organization that has truly lived up to its goal and reputation for Compassion, Dignity and Respect."

Alison McFarland

Past Chair/Director

"The first time I walked into the Hospice Simcoe residence I felt joy. I was blown away that this was the first emotion I felt walking through the doors. I love supporting a great organization that brings comfort to individuals during hard times."

Anita Moore

Past Chair/Director

“I have worked in the health care sector my entire career & have long recognized the important & valuable experiences provided to patients and families at Hospice Simcoe. I am honoured to now be a board member & look forward to working together, moving forward, while ensuring we continue to abide by our principles of Excellence, Compassion, Respect, Collaboration & Integrity. ”

Carolyn Moran


"I am a member of the Board as palliative care has been and continues to be a special interest of mine professionally and personally. I participate in order to facilitate the expansion of services and accessibility for all."

Bob Savage

Past Chair/Director

“Having spent most of my career in the healthcare sector, I realized it was now time to give back and contribute in any way possible. My hope is that anything I have learned along the way may be of benefit to those in need and those who provide care and support.”

Ray Trask


"As a Board member I feel both honoured and humbled to be a part of an organization that is a leader in palliative care and provides compassionate, expert care and services."


Board of Directors

Interested in Joining Our Board?

Interested candidates should review our Board Recruitment Document and apply by sending a letter of interest along with a current CV or other indication of the skills the candidate is providing to Cathy Charlton, Executive Coordinator.

Annual Report

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Hospice Simcoe Strategic Plan 2018–2021

Audited Financial Statements

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