The Gilbert Centre’s team is comprised of paid staff, volunteer Board of Directors, and countless community volunteers. The team shares a passion for strengthening the health and well-being of people living with HIV and preventing new HIV infections as well as our commitment to supporting LGBTQ individuals and families. Our collective skills set and experience is as rich as it is diverse.


The staff team is responsible for carrying out the day to day operations of the Gilbert Centre’s varied programs and services. You can reach us by phone at (705) 722-6778, toll free at 1-800-372-2272. Gilbert Centre’s staff team is comprised of the following professionals:

Gerry Croteau

Executive Director
705-722-6778 x 102

Colin Green

Research & Development
705-722-6778 x 104

Dale Boyle

Safer Spaces Program
705-722-6778 x 105

Katie Traill

Gender Diverse & Trans Program
705-722-6778 x 106

Ivy Beaton

Peer Support Worker, Gender Diverse & Trans Program
705-722-6778 x 803

Kellie Leeder

Women’s Health
705-722-6778 x 802

Ron Comber

Client Care – Barrie
705-722-6778 x 101

Randy Davis

Gay/MSM Sexual Health
705-722-6778 x 108

Matt Turner

Harm Reduction Coordinator
705-722-6778 x 103

Ali Tuckey

Family and Youth Programs
705-722-6778 x 801

Christine Francis

HCV Client Support Coordinator
705-722-6778 x 109

Sarah Tilley

Sex Work Outreach & Support Coordinator
705-722-6778 x 107

Jason Maclennan

Seniors’ Program Coordinator
705-722-6778 x 804


Board of Directors

The Gilbert Centre’s Board of Directors is comprised of the following dedicated volunteers:

  • Heather Croft – Chair
  • Himanshu Shah – Vice-Chair
  • Bronwyn Oatley – Secretary
  • Esen Mau – Treasurer
  • Rob Gearing
  • Guy Bethell