Teresa Burgess-Ogilvie – Executive Director
905-615-4155 ext 4144
Teresa has served in the military, municipal government, nonprofit and private industries. She is passionate about building individual and community resiliency. A connector between Boards, staff, volunteers, sponsors, government officials, donors, and the community. She served as the Executive Director of Safe City Mississauga from 2008-2013; Board member from 2013-2018. MBA from Webster University – Ocala Florida Campus.
Gerald Adad – Neighbourhood Services Manager
905-615-4155 ext 4479
Gerald Adad is the Neighbourhood Services Manager of Safe City Mississauga. Gerald began his work with Safe City Mississauga in 2017, when he worked with the organization as Team Lead for his own Neighbourhood Watch. He continued his work for Safe City Mississauga by taking on the role of Outreach Lead for the Safe City Mississauga Youth Cabinet. In this role, he established partnerships with student societies at UTM and Sheridan. As part of the Youth Cabinet team, he also helped to write the Youth Cabinet report titled, “Bridging the Gap between Education and Employment: Unemployment and Underemployment from a Canadian Youth Lens”. After his time on the Youth Cabinet, Gerald went on to work as Program Assistant for the Neighbourhood Watch program, gaining familiarity with the program.
Gerald holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of St. George, majoring in Criminology and History. He volunteers regularly as a Probation Officer for Mississauga Probation and Parole. He also volunteered for the Mississauga community hub, Studio.89, as its Sponsorship Lead in 2017.
Lauren Kinne – Youth Services Manager
905-615-4155 ext 4476
Lauren Kinne is the Youth Services Manager for Safe City Mississauga. Lauren holds an Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto, majoring in Psychology and an Ontario Graduate Certificate in Addictions and Mental Health from Humber College. Lauren volunteers regularly as a Probation Officer for Etobicoke South, and has volunteered at Trillium Health Partners Mississauga Hospital in the Comprehensive Stroke unit for almost three years. She is passionate about working with youth and has gained experience in early childhood education through her work at a child care centre in Mississauga, and in Primary-Junior education as a volunteer for the Toronto District School Board.