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Our Board

President - Diana Alves
Diana has been a member of the ISSI Board of Directors since March 2014.  Wife to Brian and mother of three, Diana is a resident of Ingersoll.  As a stay-at-home mom to her two sons with autism, Diana takes special interest in fascilitating a support group for moms of special needs children and running a Communication Clinic through which families, individuals and agencies are educated in augmentative communication.

Vice-President - Barry Stevens
Barry has been a member of the ISSI Board of Directors since October 2016.  Husband to Elaine and father of two sons, Barry resides in Ingersoll.  Retired from an extensive history in the education sector, Barry now volunteers with Renew in London, the Daily Bread Food Bank and is also a member of the Ingersoll Rotary Club.

Director - Dale Conners
Dale has been a member of the ISSI Board of Directors since June of 2002.  Husband to Carolyn and father of five, Dale resides in the city of London.  A retired elementary and highschool teacher, Dale volunteers with the Parkinson's Society of Southwestern Ontario and enjoys his involvement with the New Horizon Band Programme at the University of Western Ontario.

Director - Jess Dickie
Jess joined the ISSI Board of Directors in January of 2018.  Spouse to Kristi, and a new mom as of July 2019, Jess is a music therapist affililated with the Canadian Association for Music Therapy, the Ontario Association of Music Therapy and the Certification Board for Music Therapists.  Jess is also an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Ingersoll.

Director - Sylvia Mayberry
Sylvia joined the ISSI Board of Directors in September of 2018.  Wife to Tom and mother of four, Sylvia is a long time Ingersoll area resident affiliated with the Ingersoll & District Horticultural Society and Foldens United Church.  Sylvia is now retired from her career as a Public Health Nurse and Lactation Consultant with the Oxford County Board of Health.

Director - Cindy Male
Cindy became a member of the ISSI Board of Directors in June 2019.  Wife to Anthony and mother of three, Cindy has extensive experience working and volunteering in the developmental services sector.  Cindy has worked as a Support Worker, a Youth Justice Trainer and an FASD Trainer & Family Support Person.  Cindy continues to provide FASD Training for Oxford CAS, while also acting as a Parent Lead for the Oxford CAS Adoption Support Group.

Executive Director - Don Justrabo