Board Of Directors

Board Of Directors

Ingersoll Support Services is governed by a group of community members who are passionate about the mission, vision and values of the organization.

Board of Directors

Director - Cindy Male

Cindy joined the Board of Directors in June of 2019 and comes with a wealth of experience within the DS Sector and government. Now retired, Cindy worked within the Ministry of Community and Social Services for many years as a Youth Justice Trainer and FASD Trainer & Family Support Person. Over the years, she also worked for various community agencies supporting persons with developmental disabilities. Mother of three and wife to Anthony, Cindy continues to volunteer with various local agencies, including the Oxford Children’s Aid Society as a parent lead for their Adoption Support Group.

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 - Jess Dickie

Jess joined the ISSI Board of Directors in January of 2018. Spouse to Kristi, Jess is a music therapist affiliated 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 - Kathleen Gifford

Kathleen became a Board Member in April of 2021. Kathleen has a long history engaged in the support of persons with intellectual challenges. An employee of ISSI many years ago, Kathleen is now engaged with Microboards Ontario as a Board Member and is also a member of Family Network Thames Valley (FNTV). Wife of Terry and mother of three, Kathleen is passionate about seeing people reach their full potential and the breaking down of the barriers that hold them back.

Director - Ruth Lepik

Ruth joined the ISSI Board of Directors in March of 2022. Ruth is a previous long-time employee of Ingersoll Support Services and is excited to be back, serving the organization in this new capacity. Wife of Tom and mother of four, Ruth is deeply committed to her community and brings a passion for seeing people live their best lives. She currently works for the Community Services Coordination Network (CSCN) as a Coordinator within the Passport Program.

Executive Director - Jayden Nancekivell

Jayden became the Executive Director of Ingersoll Support Services in August 2020. He enters the role following 12 years in various roles within the organization, including front-line support, office management and most recently as the Director of Finance & Operations. Jayden brings with him a passion for people and the community. He and his wife Amie are thrilled to be able to raise their family of 4 in the town of Ingersoll.

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