Staff and Governance

Colin Slack, H.B.A.

Executive Director

executive directorOur Executive Director, Colin Slack, has a professional background that includes serving as the Executive Director for the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) of Leeds and Grenville for 21 years, as well as being the Mental Health Lead Consultant for Brockville General Hospital’s Inpatient, Outpatient and Community Services Teams during relocation and transition from the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group. Mr. Slack has also held positions as the Program Manager and Acting Provincial Director for Secure Custody and Detention Services in the Toronto area, in addition to being the Children’s Services Manager for the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville. Colin is passionate about community partnership development, as well as developing and providing services for persons affected by health or social challenges.

Christina Lord

Client Service Coordinator

Client Service Coordinator

I am truly inspired to work at Epilepsy South Eastern Ontario by having the opportunity to encourage and support individuals and families within the community through empowered service, education and advocacy.  I have a diverse background with a Diploma in Applied Psychology and Counselling, Specialization in Professional Counselling, Mental Health Educator and as a Registered Holistic Practitioner. I have firsthand knowledge of the issues contributing to individuals & families needing assistance.  The resilience to various life challenges has contributed to my ability to build trusting relationships with so many wonderful individuals and families. Proud to care, advocate and serve our community.


Board of Directors

Chair: Tracey Augustyn
Vice Chair: Dennis Clark
Treasurer: Adrian Fernandez
Director: Karen Labbett
Director: Kim McFarlane
Director: Sadie Augustyn
Director: Anne Alkenbrack
Director: David Rots
Director: Madison Compeau
Ex-officio Member: Dr. Athen MacDonald

The Board of Directors is a group of elected volunteers who are responsible for governing the organization. The Board holds monthly meetings to manage the business and provide direction, supervision, and support for staff who manage the day-to-day activities of the organization.

We are currently seeking new Board members in South Eastern Ontario, including Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, and Leeds and Grenville. We welcome inquiries from all interested community members. If you are interested in learning more, please contact us at:

(613) 542-6222
1-866-EPILEPSY (374-5377)
or via email: