Jesse's Journey Foundation

Defeat Duchenne. Change Lives.

OUR TEAM

Meet Our Staff

Perry Esler

Executive Director

519-645-8855 ext. 227

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Rick Moss

Director, Strategic Partnerships

519-645-8855 ext. 224

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Nicola Worsfold

Director, Research & Advocacy

519-645-8855

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Rochelle ten Haaf

Manager, Marketing & Stakeholder Engagement

519-645-8855 ext. 222

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Alison Boyce

Manager, Philanthropy

519-645-8855

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Kate Miller

Coordinator, Administration & Donor Relations

519-645-8855

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Alison Davidson

Coordinator, Database

519-645-8855

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Rebekah Kember

Internship: Research Associate

519-645-8855

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Board of Directors

Meet Jesse’s Journey Board of Directors

Brian Atkinson

Director

Oshawa, ON

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Dale Cheeseman

Director

Oakville, ON

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John Davidson

John Davidson

Founder of Jesse’s Journey and Board Secretary

London, ON

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Frank Desrosiers

Frank Desrosiers

Director

Magog, QC

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Peter Garland

Peter Garland

Director

London, ON

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Rev. Kevin George

Director

London, ON

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Lisa Hoffman

Dr. Lisa Hoffman

Director and Chair – Research Funding Advisory Committee

London, ON

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Dr. Hanns Lochmüller

Director

Ottawa, ON

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Ted Lindsay

Director

Burlington, ON

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Al Matheson

Director

London, ON

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Dr. Jeffrey Preston

Director and Chair - Board of Directors

London, ON

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Natalie Rumscheidt

Director

Ottawa, ON

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Doyle Steinke

Director

Red Deer, AB

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Debra Thompson

Director

Burlington, ON

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Angela Wigand

Director and Treasurer

Calgary, AB

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Ken Wilson

Director

Calgary, AB

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Committees

Meet our Committee Members

Dr. Jeff Preston (Board Chair)
Perry Esler (Staff)

Dale Cheeseman (Board Director)
Peter Garland (Board Director)
Angela Wigland (Board Director and Treasurer)

Steve Deunch (Chair – Volunteer)
Perry Esler (Staff)

Dale Cheeseman (Board Director)
Sherene Davidson (Volunteer)
Matthew Hunter (Volunteer)
Jim Knowles (Volunteer)
Mike Sheffar (Volunteer)

Dr. Jeff Preston (Board Chair)
Perry Esler (Staff)

Peter Garland (Board Director)
Angela Wigland (Board Director and Treasurer)
Ken Wilson (Board Director)

  1. Nicola Worsfold – Mother and Staff (Director of Research and Advocacy at Jesse’s Journey)
  2. Darlene Morden – Mother
  3. Eric Morden – Young Adult with Duchenne
  4. Frank Provenzano – Father
  5. Rebekah Kember – Sister
  6. Racheal Prendergast – Mother
  7. Marie-Catherine – Mother
  8. Kasha Mitton – Mother
  9. Lorrie Power – Mother

Ken Wilson (Board Director)
Rochelle ten Haaf (Staff)

Bob Mackalski (Volunteer)
Natalie Rumscheidt (Volunteer)
Cheryl Weedmark (Volunteer)

  1. Nicola Worsfold, Staff Member – Director of Research and Advocacy at Jesse’s Journey
  2. Dr. Lisa Hoffman, RFAC Chair – Associate Scientist at the Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario
  3. Dr. Jeff Chamberlain – Professor in the Departments of Neurology, Medicine and Biochemistry at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
  4. Dr. Hugh McMillan – Pediatric Neuromuscular Specialist and Clinical Investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), Ottawa, Ontario
  5. Dr. James Dowling – Pediatric Neuromuscular Specialist and Senior Scientist at the Hospital of Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
  6. Dr. Toshifumi Yokota – Professor in the Department of Medical Genetics at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
  7. Dr. Hanns Lochmüller – Neuromuscular Specialist and Senior Scientist at the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
  8. Frank Provenzano – Duchenne Family Advisory Committee Lead and Duchenne Dad from Windsor, Ontario

Kevin George (Board Director)
Perry Esler (Staff)

Mallory Teal (Volunteer)

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