John Vail, Chair, has been a member of the Rainbow’s End Board since 2010 and has been Chair of the Board since October 2012. John is a strong advocate for continued improvement and change in the healthcare system, with experience both in the hospital and academic health environments. He completed his BMSc at the University of Western Ontario and his MBA at the DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University. John is currently a Project Manager in the Strategy Management and Project Management Office at Trillium Health Partners in Mississauga, Ontario


 Bailey Lorv, Vice Chair, has been a member of the Rainbow’s End Board of Director since 2013. Bailey is passionate about mental health rehabilitation, social marketing, and the intersect of business development and healthcare. Bailey received his Master’s in Experimental Psychology from McMaster University and is a Research Associate for the Institute for Better Health (IFBH) at Trillium Health Partners in Mississauga, ON where he supported the establishment of the institute and conducts research on improving accessibility of information



  Kiran Kumar, Treasurer






  Dawnna Kazarian Keith, RRP, CPRP, CVP. Manager Rehabilitation Schizophrenia and Community Integration Services, St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton. Dawnna has over 30 years experience in the design, delivery and evaluation of vocational programs. Using Psychosocial Rehabilitation principals Dawnna has been integral to the development of a number of initiatives consistent with best practices that focused attention on the need for individuals to realize meaningful work/educational goals. She is also the Vocational Professional Practice Lead for the Mental Health and Addiction Program and is a Certified Vocational Professional under the College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals.  

 Bernice Hartwell, has been Sr. Sales Director with Mary Kay Cosmetics for over 25 years.   She has been involved in creating and developing several small businesses, both locally and internationally. Bernice brings her expertise in Sales and Marketing to assist in meeting the needs of others. As a member of the Board she looks forward to the challenge of using her experience to help build local business connections and to help generate new ideas for Rainbow’s End.




Lian Lawrence





Dave LeFebvre, Secretary  is a consumer  of mental health services. He is currently working part-time at the Y.W.C.A. as a prep-cook. He completed two years of university at Trinity College, University of Toronto and was an Ontario Scholar at Parkdale Collegiate where he received his grade thirteen. Nowadays, his hobby is following the current deficit or debt question that really plagues modern day political economies.




 Frank Marchionda, a former member of Trade Team Canada, has mentored hundreds of emerging enterprises. His multi-sector experience includes: franchising, software development, health and beauty, industrial/mechanical manufacturing, toy and game development. Most recent endeavors include motorsports marketing/entertainment, the Canadian tobacco industry and global data security. A number of his clients have received entrepreneurial and exporting awards, others have been featured on CBC's "Venture".



 Don Mahleka

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Board Recruitment 2017

August 3, 2017

Come join the Rainbow’s End Community Development Corporation Board of Directors and help us create meaningful employment opportunities for people with lived experience of mental illness.