Dr. Lin Fang
Grace Kangmeehae Lee
Chun Hua Gu
Dr. Lin Fang began volunteering at Hong Fook since 2012. She is an Associate Professor and the Director of the PhD Program at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto. Prior, she was a research scientist at Columbia University and a psychiatric social worker with over a decade of direct service experience. Dr. Fang’s research areas include the etiology and prevention of substance abuse among adolescents, evidence-based practice implementation in social work agencies, and mental health services to immigrants, refugees, ethnocultural and racialized groups. She has received funding support from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). In addition to her Board responsibilities, Dr. Fang has been a member of the Association’s Service Development & Quality (SDQ) Standing Committee. She was also the co-chair for the Immigrants, Refugees, and Displaced Populations track for the Council for Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting from 2014 to 2016.
Grace Kangmeehae Lee runs her own companies KMH Future Financial Planning Inc and Citadel Property Management Group Inc. She holds CFP, Mutual Fund, Life Insurance, and Real Estate Agent licenses. Grace has been in the financial and real estate sector for 20 years. Grace has been a community leader who has held many senior volunteer positions. After joining Hong Fook, she has promoted and helped to increase mental health awareness to the community and leaders through seminars with Hong Fook Staff and psychiatrists. She serves as Vice President of the Association, a member of the Executive committee, a member of KPAC, Director of Mental Health Ministry of Young Nak Korean Presbyterian Church and a past board member of the NPL Clinic. She lives in Toronto with her husband and three children. She loves sharing with others and laughing.
Charles Xie is currently in the final year of his MBA studies at the Rotman School of Management at University of Toronto. He has a variety of experiences in the public healthcare sector through previous volunteer and work experiences. He currently serves as a member of the CE LHIN Governance Advisory Council- Scarborough Cluster in addition to volunteering with Hong Fook for over 10 years. He worked for TC LHIN, Hospital for Sick Children, Baycrest, and Reconnect Community Health Services. Charles also holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification and will be working as a Senior Consultant in the healthcare practice at Ernst & Young upon graduation.
Eric Man has been in the financial management field for many years and is currently the Controller of a manufacturing corporation. As a firm believer in facts and numbers, he promotes the idea of making the right decisions based on evidence and working hard in life. He has been with Hong Fook Mental Health Association since September 2013. He enjoys relaxing by following sports and drinking a cold beer. Moreover, he loves his family and proudly recognizes his family is his greatest success.
Peter Lee who holds the CPA/CA and CFP designations, is an accountant with over 17 years of public accounting experience serving a diverse base of clients. He currently runs his own accounting practice in Markham and prior to that, Peter spent almost 8 years at a Big 4 accounting firm as a senior manager. Passionate about giving back to the community, Peter participated in a number of Hong Fook income tax clinics in which he prepared tax returns for Hong Fook’s clients. Then in September 2014, Peter was invited to join the Association’s board and the Finance and HR committee, in which Peter contributes his accounting and finance knowledge to the team. Peter was also the past Treasurer of a scouts group and a reputable community based business association. Peter enjoys travelling and following sports when he needs a break.
David Chen is a HR & IT professional. He has worked as consultant in IBM, Rogers, Siemens, AutoDesk etc. Moreover, he has over 15 years of volunteer passion and experience; he has been part of the Hong Fook family for ten years, and currently serves on Service Development and Quality Committee & Mandarin Advisory committee.
Josephine Leung has been participating as a volunteer both at the Hong Fook committee and Board levels for more than 20 years. She is a current Chairperson of the Service Development and Quality Committee. She was an experienced social worker in the mental health services and retired after working at Whitby Mental Health Centre (Now Ontario Shores). She has B.A. Degree from University of Waterloo and Master of Social Work Degree from University of Toronto. Josephine received the Ontario Volunteer Service 20 years Award in 2011.
Michael Ma has been in the Information Technology industry for thirty years globally. His experience spans many industries including financial services and public healthcare. He has held senior executive positions including as the Chief Information Officer for the Hong Kong Hospital Authority. He is currently a corporate Vice President for TD Bank Group. Michael is passionate in volunteer work where he has served on boards of many Not-For-Profit organizations, universities and government bodies. He is currently a Board Vice Chair in City of Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square. Michael holds Fellowship and membership in two Institute of Corporate Directors (FHKIoD and ICD), Fellowship at Hong Kong Computer Society (FHKCS), B.Sc. and MBA degrees, and other professional titles.
Born in Hong Kong in 1954, migrated to Australia in 1984 and then to Canada in 1993. Alan Ng holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Hong Kong and a Master of Commerce degree in University of New South Wales Sydney Australia. Alan is a student of Master Tam Shek-Wing in Nyingma study and practice. He has been a volunteer at the Hong Fook Mental Health Association since 2010 serving in various positions and activities in the Association’s landscape. He also serves in the Hong Fook Mental Health Foundation’s Gala Committee to help raising fund to the Association.
John brings significant experience as an executive and board member with various organizations. He is former president of the Korean Canadian Lawyers Association, Chair of the Korean Canadian Cultural Association and served two terms as an advisory member of the National Unification Advisory Council established to advise the President of South Korea on the formulation of peaceful unification policy between North and South Koreas. John is currently the Prosecution Counsel for the Ontario College of Trades and is responsible for overseeing all prosecutions under the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act that regulates skilled trades in Ontario. He joined Hong Fook in 2015; as a firm believer in helping the community grow, he hopes to assist Koreans in being open about their mental health and addressing their health concerns on a daily basis.
Xin Pi works at Tyco International as Global Total Rewards Manager. He has dual responsibilities spanning two functions in Sales Incentive Plan Design and in Human Resources. Xin has extensive work experience in providing guidance and management with respect to Total Rewards compensation. Xin is a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) with Canada Human Resources Professionals Association. He has been a volunteer at Hong Fook for over six years and is actively involved in various committees and activities, including Finance and Human Resources, planning for Walk for Wellness, Advisory Committee, Be Friending Program, and Volunteers Coordination.
Kathy Wong is a certified Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse with the Canadian Nurses Association and is the Program Educator in the Mental Health and Addictions Service at St. Michael’s. She acquired her Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Nursing from the University of Ottawa and her Master’s Degree in Education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education University of Toronto. Her extensive clinical experience come from working in mental health emergency and inpatient programs. She has education experience providing training for mental health care providers in the hospital and community sectors. Kathy contributes to advancing excellence in psychiatric/mental health nursing with her long standing involvement at various standard and education development committees with the provincial Ontario Mental Health Nursing Interest Group and the national Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses. Kathy has been a volunteer at Hong Fook for more than 30 years and has contributed in various positions. Currently she is the immediate Past President of the Hong Fook Mental Health Association.
Lu Zhou is a proud CBC Producer and avid explorer. With unrepentant curiosity, she joined the media world at the age of 16, and has been pushing forward in exploring options in her craft. Her passion in community building led her to Hong Fook’s volunteer team in 2008. As one of the committee members, she provided insight into community planning and engagement projects. In 2016, she became an Association Board member, and it’s been one the most rewarding experiences she’s had.