Yvonne joined  SHN Foundation in November 2023. She has 10+ years of experience in the Human Resources field. Prior to joining Scarborough Health Network Foundation, Yvonne’s role included as Manager of Human Resources at York Hills Centre for Children, Youth and Families – a not-for-profit organization that specializes in  providing a spectrum of high quality mental health services to children and youth ages 0- 18 years and their families. In this position, Yvonne has been solely handling the daily HR needs of an organization with 200+ employees, students and volunteers.  She is versed in all disciplines of HR, from recruitment, to retention, health and safety, compensation/benefits, Employee Relations and HR information systems with a proven track record of excellent interpersonal skills with a strong sense of diplomacy, confidentiality and demonstrated ability to build strong, collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholder groups.  Yvonne is a fully certified Human Resources professional with the CHRP designation as well as experienced in working for both the for-profit and not-for-profit/unionized and nonunionized work environments. She is also fully certified in Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) by the Ministry of Labour.

She has expressed that her philosophy is to put the human element back into human resources.