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Our Board of Directors

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Treshanna Williams - Chair 

Treshanna Williams serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Johnson Children Services and Adult Foster Care Inc. She is a certified life skills coach and a trauma-informed yoga teacher (YTT200). Treshanna holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in the Humanities from York University.


 In 2014, Treshanna embarked on a transformative journey, founding BeTenacious365 with a mission to heal the world, one womb at a time. Her dedication is focused on guiding young women to reconnect with themselves and realign with their life purposes, fostering empowerment and self-discovery.


  As a testament to her commitment to community development, Treshanna co-founded The 7 Creative Community in 2018. This initiative was born from her desire to empower residents of TCHC to become active, healthy, and engaged citizens. Through meaningful leadership roles and the development of community initiatives, The 7CC addresses longstanding issues, making a lasting impact on the lives of those served.


Osaretin Igbinedion - Vice - Chair

Osaretin Igbinedion is a Registered Nurse with over 15 years of experience. He enjoys working in the healthcare industry. It can be a challenging career, but extremely rewarding.  


His success in providing quality care to patients across Ontario stems from his proven leadership skills coupled with an aptitude for providing the best care and exceeding hospitals and medical facilities expectations. Osaretin is a graduate of York University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program in Toronto. He is also a singer and a songwriter.

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Rutendo Grace Dube-Chikowore - Director

Rutendo Grace Dube-Chikowore is a Financial Services Professional working with Eau Claire Partners with over 7 years of experience and is licensed to sell life insurance and investments in family and business markets.


Grace is a Christian, wife and a devoted mother. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration - International Business Management with majors in Human Resources Management and Operations Management from Conestoga College in Ontario, Canada. Grace also works with the Bissell Centre as a Team Lead, Financial Empowerment supporting the organizations vision of eliminating poverty through a financial empowerment strategies.


Grace is a C.I.M. designation holder with CIM Chartered Managers Canada since 2015. Grace is passionate about financial literacy education and has been presenting on Money Mindfulness covering different topics monthly on the EmpowerHer101 platform.


Fatta Yarmah - Director

Fatta Yarmah is an experienced community leader. She has over 10 years of experience in organization management and is also the former women Coordinator for the Association of Liberian Immigrants in Kitchener Environs.


Fatta has developed vast expertise working with communities to promote the program of activities for several organizations. 


Alex Nyennepo - Director

For more than 15 years Alex has held managerial roles as an entrepreneur and a senior executive with national and international NGO organizations.  Alex has managed large teams with an emphasis on international development, ministry of the gospel and organizational management.


Throughout his career his passion has come from creative problem solving responsibilities to grow the organization and develop people. 


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Newton Beh - Director

Beh has over 20 years of experience in the humanitarian and construction industry. He is passionate about giving back through Hope for Community Development to help make a difference in the lives of many in Canada and across the globe. Newton has been a Hope for Community Development board member since 2020 and is committed to the services we offer at Hope for Community Development. 

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