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Our Senior Management


Ekua Asabea Blair

President & Chief Executive Officer


Tanya Hatton

Director of Finance & Corporate Services


Tamar Meyer

Director, Ujima Project


Philip Chown

Director, Fundraising and Resource Development


The Abiona Centre team is dedicated, passionate and works tirelessly to ensure a positive outcome for each and every mother and child in our program.  With professional and caring experts from across many fields and disciplines, as well as support staff who make Abiona Centre feel like home, the Centre has more than 90 employees.


In 2023 Abiona Centre is led by the Board of Directors:  


Jessica Amey


Vice Chair

Beth Dewitt


Edem Akan


Alana Buckley



Michael Kuske

Jalpa Patel 

Elena Simonetta 

Anika Mehta

Carolina Martelo

Hilary Smee

Heather Mundell

Lisa Blanchette

Susan Golets

Ekua Asabea Blair, President & CEO (ex-officio)


A young smiling black mom holds her baby

"Abiona Centre not only gave me the ability to care for my child, but the motivation to get what I wanted for my life - to have my daughter with me and to live independently."


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Abiona Centre is a client-centred infant and early childhood mental health organization which supports pregnant and parenting adolescents, aged 13 – 25.

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