Established in 1892, Welcome Hall Mission has become the largest doorway to help for Montrealers in need. Many programs are available to support the homeless, young single mothers, families and at-risk youth. Providing hope through concrete actions and effective solutions.

History

Throughout its history, Welcome Hall Mission has adapted to meet the changing needs of Montreal and the people we serve. Today, thanks to the faithful support of our generous donors, Welcome Hall Mission continues to grow as an innovative leader in social change.

Accountable to You

Welcome Hall Mission gratefully acknowledges that every dollar we receive from our generous donors is a dollar hard-earned. We believe it is important to uphold full transparency and accountability with our supporters so that you can see how your gifts are being put to good use.

Annual Reports

Read Welcome Hall Mission’s Annual Report, and see the impact you’ve made!

Financial Statements

Our Team

Samuel Watts

CEO/Executive Director

swatts@missionba.com

Sam joined Welcome Hall Mission as CEO in 2016. He brings with him a wealth of experience in leading teams and coaching leaders in a variety of contexts. He is described by colleagues as a visionary leader who focuses on creating an environment that promotes innovation and implementation.

Marcello Lamberti

Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

mlamberti@missionba.com

With over 25 years of finance and accounting experience in the private sector, Marcello is enthusiastic about combining his financial acumen with his passion for helping others. His main objectives are to create value and maximize the impact of every dollar received for the benefit of our clients.

Joan Anderson

Vice-President, Family Services

janderson@missionba.com

Since 2012, Joan has leveraged 26 years of operational experience to improve the efficiency of Welcome Hall Mission’s operations and the level of service offered to each client. Her vision for her team and our volunteers is that they work together to encourage and uplift each and every client that courageously walks through our doors.

Emmanuel Lafontant

Vice-President, Intervention and Accompaniment

elafontant@missionba.com

Emmanuel joined the Welcome Hall Mission team in 2009. As Vice-President, responsible for Intervention and Accompaniment, he oversees a team of over 60 people responsible for preventing and responding to issues related to homelessness and poverty. Emmanuel’s objective is to foster positive transformation by cultivating an environment at Welcome Hall Mission that builds on its clients’ strengths.

Kathryn Stephens

Director of Development and Community Engagement

kstephens@missionba.com

Kathryn is committed to the strategic pursuit of sustained funding and increased engagement with donors and volunteers. Through media, public events and a wide variety of outreach activities, she and her team delight in raising the profile of Welcome Hall Mission and sharing the stories of the courageous individuals who come through its doors for help.

Marika Skladan

Legal Counsel and Director of Human Resources

rhhr@missionba.com

Marika has held the position of Legal Counsel at Welcome Hall Mission since 2011. Being goal-driven and solution-oriented makes her the right person for the job! In 2016, Marika adopted the additional role of Director of Human Resources. Marika enthusiastically promotes purposeful collaboration and teamwork amongst all employees at the Mission.

Jean-Guy Neptune

Programs Director

jneptune@missionba.com

Jean-Guy began his journey at Welcome Hall Mission in 2009 as a Youth Services intervention worker. Today, he is responsible for the oversight and continuous improvement of all intervention and reintegration services. He is often overheard saying, “with such a great team, this challenging job is easy”.

Mr. Cyril Morgan

President of the Board

Mr. Willy Kotiuga

Vice-President of the Board

Mr. Ralph Loewen

Administrator and Past President

Mrs. Marcelle McPhaden

Secretary of the Board

Mrs. Viviane Loo-Dustin

Treasurer

Mrs. Linda Ratzlaff Campbell

Administrator

Mr. Jean-Pierre Dargis

Administrator

Mrs. Rosalie Del-Vasto

Administrator

Mr. Hannu Jailos

Administrator

Mr. Domenico Miceli

Administrator


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