Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs
Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs

Meet Gerry Sutton, the New OASIS President

Gerry’s involvement as a volunteer in the developmental sector has been extensive. He served as President of the Montreal Association, the Quebec Association and served as Director for the Canadian Association, (chaired the meeting in Winnipeg that organized it). He was the President of the Child Guidance Centre, Island of Montreal, a Director for Community Living Oakville from 1990 -1993, President from 1991 -1993 and again from 1997 – 2001. Gerry was also the interim Executive Director of the agency for an eighteen month period in 1991-1992. Gerry has been an active member of the Peel, Halton, Dufferin Regional Council of Community Living Ontario, a volunteer representative on the Halton Developmental Services Planning Group and a family representative on the Halton Critical Services Committee.

Gerry is also Chairman of the Board of Framfield Oil and Gas Ltd. He is formerly a Director of Unican Security Systems Ltd., Brigadier Energy Inc, Continental Manufacturers Limited, Bay Mills Limited and Mortgage Insurance Company of Canada. Gerry was Chair of the Executive Committee of Unican which was a worldwide company acquired by a Swiss group for one billion dollars in 2002. He is currently Chair of Caribou Resources Inc.

Gerry joined the OASIS Board of Directors in 2004, and was part of the Executive as a Director at Large. In 2005, Gerry was elected Vice President. Gerry looks forward to your support as President of OASIS.