Linden King – President
Linden King is an information technology professional and is a graduate of Ryerson University in Telecommunications Management. Linden has made extraordinary contributions to the betterment of our community distinguishing himself through a multitude of leadership roles. He is The Chair of Mayor Crombie’s Black Caucus City’s anti-Black racism strategy, The Chair for the United Way Greater Toronto Black Community Advisory Council, Co-Chair for The Peel Region Police Black Community Advisory Group, the past Chair for The Liberty Silver Foundation, past Vice Chair for The Congress of Black Women Mississauga Chapter Non-Profit Housing Inc. and was The Community and Stakeholder Liaison for The Toronto Caribbean Carnival. Linden also serves as a Board of Directors for the Mississauga Arts Council and the Canadian Mental Health Association Peel Dufferin. Furthermore, is an advisor with the Region of Peel Community Safety and Well-being System Leadership Table and was a volunteer with The Ontario Trillium Foundation, Halton-Peel Grant Review Team. In 2015 he was selected as a torchbearer for Toronto’s Pan Am Games, recognized as a Top 100 Black Canadian Role Model and was the recipient of the Gordon S. Shipp Memorial Award as Mississauga’s 2015 Citizen of Year. Linden has also received the Volunteerism and Community Service for Guyana’s 50th Republic Anniversary Celebration Committee and was one of four (4) Blacks change makers in the GTA recognized during Black History Month. Linden also has an appreciation for providing help and support to strategic initiatives that address the factors contributing to crime and violence. In addition, Linden donates his time and effort by mentoring and encouraging youth to remain active in their community.
Luz Del Rosario – Past President
Luz is a Consultant, Compensation, Benefits and Pension with Diversicare Canada Management Company, Inc., a management company that manages long-term care and retirement facilities. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, major in Management from the Philippines. A few years upon arriving in Canada, she completed Human Resources Management at University of Guelph and received her Certified Human Resources Professional designation in 1996. Luz was involved as the Director of Heritage Mississauga, President of the Catholic Women’s League, Chair of the Carassauga Festival and President of Culture Philippines of Ontario. She was also the recipient of Mississauga’s Citizen of the Year Award for 2006.
Paul Renwick – Vice President
Paul is an Assistant Crown Attorney in Peel and has been a resident of Mississauga for over a decade. His community involvement ranges from participation in a number of non-profit boards, including in the child care and health sectors. Paul has also participated in mentoring and education of high school students in Mississauga about the justice system and courts.
Paul has a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in history, as well as a Bachelor of Laws all obtained from Ontario universities. He has lectured and written extensively on the law.
Mary Ellen – Secretary
Mary Ellen retired after a 30 year career in public service, the last 18 years of which were as City Solicitor at the City of Mississauga. Mary Ellen is currently Counsel at Dentons and is a Senior Advisor at StrategyCorp. Mary Ellen is certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a specialist in Municipal Law, local government / land use planning and development law. She has received many professional awards over the years including the Ontario Bar Association, Award of Excellence in Municipal Law, 2019; Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, Professional Contribution Award, 2019; Osgoode Hall Alumni Gold Key Award, 2016; Tom Marshall Award, Ontario Bar Association, 2015; and the Bruce Noble Award, International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA), 2012.
Mary Ellen has a BA in political science from York University and attended Osgoode Hall Law School. She was called to the Bar in Ontario in 1986, and is recognized by the Law Society of Ontario as a certified specialist in Municipal Law, Local Government/ Land Use Planning and Development and is also designated as a certified inhouse counsel (CIC.C) by the CCCA and Rotman School of Business. She participates as a speaker in many forums, as an executive-in-residence at the Rotman CIC.C program, and has been honoured with awards from many of these associations.
Mohammad Alzatmah – Treasurer
Mohammad Alzatmah is an experienced Finance and Treasury professional with valuable experience across different industries including Banking, Telecommunications, Media, Aviation and Non-for profit. He is currently working for the Greater Toronto Airports Authority Treasury department managing a debt portfolio of over $6 billion. He holds a Masters in Business Administration M.B.A. with a finance major from Wilfrid Laurier University. Prior to coming to Canada, he completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance in Norway where he was also involved in many of the fundraising programs for the Norwegian Red Cross. He is deeply passionate about volunteer work and is a big believer in providing children with the right tools, awareness, and education to build a bright future.”
Joseph Chaung – Director
Mr. Joseph Chaung is the Founder and President of C4P Inc. He created this company for Product Design and Project Development, Sales and Marketing of new innovative products especially, products of Green and Alternative Energy.
Joseph graduated from University of Ottawa with a Bachelor Honour Degree of Social Science. Joseph has more than 30 years experiences in the product design and development industries in the North American, Asian markets and European countries. He successfully developed many new products around the world with many inventors and designers. Joseph is recipient of the Canada Senate 150th Anniversary Medals.
He is also a Director of the Product Innovation Technician Advisory Committee, Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Humber College. Joseph also supports many of our Canadian University/College Graduates for many of their start-up projects and business. He is also a professional mentor of many of the Industrial Design Graduates so as to encourage many of our Canadian Industrial Designers continue to achieve their inventions from Canada to the World. Being Founder and Immediate Past President of the Oakville Chinese Business Association and Director of the Hong Kong Canada Business Association, Joseph continues to build the best network for our Canadian Business Entrepreneurs to Hong Kong and other countries across the world.
Since Joseph supports Hong Kong and Canada Trade & Business Networking, he was invited by Canada Federal Government to join with Prime Minister, Steven Harper and his Trade Mission Team to 2015 China Trade Mission in Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou (Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Head Office) and Suzhou. He also be invited by Ontario Government to represent Innovative Industrial Company to Japan & Korea Mission in 2015, 2017 and 2019. Joseph also very suppose Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office (Toronto), Invest Hong Kong and Hong Kong Trade Development Council for many Trade and Economic events and activities both in Toronto, Canada and in Hong Kong each years.
Joseph was the Co-Chair of the Community Crime Awareness Day Event for years and is also a Board Member of the Mississauga Chinese Business Association. He is now also a committee member of the Peel Region Police Chief’s Advisory Committee in Canada. Joseph is also an active Director of the Hong Kong Canada Business Association and Chair of HKCBA Annual Gala Event.
Lou Lisi – Director
Lou is a retired Police officer, who in the latter years of his career specialized in crime prevention techniques. He is a certified Security Analyst, having achieved this certification through the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. He is also advanced trained Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). Lou has worked with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Transport Canada Security, Canada Border Services Agency, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, applying security techniques at borders and the transportation industry.
Over the past year, he has been a volunteer with Safe City Mississauga, speaking to several groups about Neighbourhood Watch, applying CPTED techniques and conducting site security audits.
Sarah Ramsook – Director
Sarah Ramsook is a strategic operations professional in the field of data and analytics. With a passion for equitable access to care her community involvement ranges across the health sector, nonprofit organizations, and multi-service agencies. Sarah holds a Masters in Business Administration M.B.A. from The University of Toronto and a Masters of Science MSc from York University.
Maqbool Walji – Director
Maqbool Walji is an entrepreneur, a strong advocate for Crime Prevention Awareness, Public Safety, Seniors Safety, Affordable Housing, Mental Health Awareness and Youth engagement. His is actively involved with the Peel board Faith Forward committee, interfaith Council of Peel, Food Banks, and MIC security leader. Maqbool has a background in electronics engineering and has successfully completed many business leadership courses globally including at Schulich School of Business. Maqbool has seen the exponential growth in Mississauga over the years and believes crime prevention and crime awareness is one of the top priorities to ensure Mississauga continues to be one of the safest cities in Canada.
Lilian Kwok – Director
Lilian is the Director, Business Development and Human Resources for Nations Fresh Foods – a new brand of the Oceans Fresh Food Market in Ontario, Canada.
Lilian has been the President of the Mississauga Chinese Business Association (MCBA) for two terms (2012-2014) & (2014-2016) as well she is the President of the Hamilton Chinese Business Association.
She has over 25 years of experience in the human resources field, specializes in providing high impact training, coaching and performance enhancement services to organizations, individuals and professional delegations.
Besides business development, she has been actively involved in community service for over 15 years and was a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Award in 2013 in recognition of her contribution to the community. In March 2016, Lilian was awarded the Leading Women’s Award by the Ontario Minister Responsible for Women’s Issues.
In addition, Lilian sits on a number of boards and committees, including the Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee (DIAC) of the City of Mississauga and the Global Hamilton Council of the City of Hamilton.
Lilian holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) and is also a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP), an internationally recognized designation in the human resources field.
Councillor Sue McFadden – City and Regional Councillor for Mississauga’s Ward 10
Sue McFadden is the City and Regional Councillor for Mississauga’s Ward 10, a largely residential ward in the north westerly part of the city. She was first elected as Councillor in 2006 and is now in her fourth term. Prior to that, she served as Trustee for the Peel District School Board for six years.
Throughout her time as an elected official, Councillor McFadden has held positions of leadership on various committees such as Safe City Mississauga, Traffic Safety Council, Emergency Services and more. She is past member and chair of the Peel Police Services Board. Her commitment to safety has been recognized by her colleagues and appreciated by constituents.
Councillor Stephen Dasko – City and Regional Councillor for Mississauga’s Ward 1
As the City and Regional Councillor for Mississauga’s Ward 1, Stephen strongly believes a vibrant community is home to a better life. Through his earliest days when Port Credit Arena was hockey’s home ice – to his work as a young researcher on Parliament Hill – to being Chief of Staff for a Provincial MPP, Stephen has brought insight and energy to making better relationships and better communities. He received his Honours degree in Political Science at Carlton University. As a professional, Stephen worked as Chief Operating Officer for ASI technologies, focusing on transportation, providing associations with database management solutions and operates the “The Road Authority,” a joint venture between the Ministry of Transportation and Ontario Good Roads Association. Stephen was a volunteer member of the Board of Directors for Community Living Mississauga, a Director for the Port Credit Village Project, and twice served as a Campaign Co-Manager for Councilor Jim Tovey’s election to public office. Stephen is committed to advancing the needs of his community.
Rad Rose – Superintendent, Officer-in-Charge, 11 Division, Peel Regional Police
Rad Rose is a Superintendent with Peel Regional Police (PRP) and is currently assigned as the Divisional Commander of 11 Division in Mississauga. He is extremely excited to represent PRP on the Safe City Mississauga Board of Directors and contribute to A Safer Community – Together. With over 30 years of varying policing experience, Rad has served in various capacities in a senior leadership role for the past eight years, including time spent as the Officer-In-Charge of Uniform Patrol Operations at 12 Division (Mississauga).
Rad holds an undergraduate degree in Sociology, and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from York University . Rad also serve on the Broad of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel and is a member of the Community Advisory Council for Peel District School Board’s We Rise Together Action Plan.
Brad Butt – Vice-President, Government & Stakeholder Relations for the Mississauga Board of Trade
Brad Butt is the Vice-President, Government & Stakeholder Relations for the Mississauga Board of Trade. Prior to this Brad served as the Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Streetsville from May 2011 – October 2015 and as President of the Greater Toronto Apartment Association for twelve years.
Brad has always been a very active volunteer in the community currently serving as a Director of the Mississauga-Meadowvale Rotary Club, Second Vice-President of the Royal Canadian Legion Streetsville Branch, Vice-Chair of Heart House Hospice, a member of the Mississauga Traffic Safety Council, Board Member of Tourism Mississauga and Safe City Mississauga.
Brad has two daughters Sarah and Megan and lives in the Village of Streetsville in the City of Mississauga.