Our Staff

Meet the team that makes all of the magic possible!

Jackie Hames Executive Director
Jackie (she/her) initially joined Smilezone Foundation in 2014, taking on the role of Operations Coordinator with an impressive background in both social service and non-profit sectors.
Andre Lofters Vice President of Operations
Andre joined Smilezone Foundation in 2017, taking on the role of Vice President of Operations with an impressive 16 years+ in the construction industry.
Taylor Chung Fundraising & Communications Coordinator
Taylor Chung (she/her) is the latest addition to the Smilezone Foundation team as the Fundraising and Communications Coordinator.
Cal Puras Project Manager
Smilezone Project Manager!
Kiera Telesnicki Summer Special Events Coordinator
Kiera (she/her) has just completed her undergraduate degree in Biology at Queen’s University and is going back to school in the fall to complete her graduate studies at Western University.