Managing Director, Camp Brébeuf
Jason worked as assistant to the Chaplain at the Catholic Chaplaincy at York (University) from 2001 to 2003. He then worked for the CYO in 2003-2005 as a Youth Ministry Resource person serving the parishes, youth ministers and youth of the Diocese of Hamilton. He went on to work for a Canadian Crown Corporation (Canada Post) as a clerk, carrier and acting supervisor. In 2011 Jason became the Dean of Students at Seat of Wisdom College (SWC) in Barry’s Bay, Ontario. During his tenure at SWC, Jason obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Social Development Studies (Social Work) from the University of Waterloo. From there (in 2015), Jason became the Director of “The New Evangelization Summit” – the premiere conference on the New Evangelization (Inspiring Catholics to take part in the mission of the Church). Jason has a long list of experiences working in positions with youth and young adults and is very excited to have the opportunity to serve Camp Brébeuf as its new Managing Director.
C.Y.O. Consultant to Youth Ministry/Office Manager/Summer Camp Director
Katie began working at C.Y.O. Camp Brébeuf in 2006 as an outdoor education programmer. She has worked at camp in a variety of positions, these include O.E. programmer, faith programmer, and wellness coordinator. She left camp to obtain her E.C.E. from Mohawk college and has since returned as our office manager and youth ministry consultant. Katie completed her Youth Evangelization Certificate from Newman Theological College in May 2015. She is excited to work with and grow youth ministry in the Hamilton Diocese. Katie also is the director of our Summer Camp program. She is very excited to welcome new and past campers each summer season.
Outdoor Education Coordinator
Brendan has worked at C.Y.O. Camp Brébeuf over a number of years, working in a variety of positions including Outdoor Education Programmer, as well as Program, Support, and Leadership Director roles during the summer. Brendan has a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in History for St. Jerome’s University.
Brendan is excited to be back at camp and overseeing the Outdoor Education Program.
Tom is a lifelong resident of Guelph and a member of the St. Joseph parish community. As the Maintenance Manager, he is thoroughly committed to providing a safe, clean and healthy environment at Camp Brébeuf. With the assistance of all staff, Tom will ensure that the facilities and grounds will be maintained to the highest level of standards possible, thus enhancing the camp experience for all participants.
Rima was born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, grew up in the Kitchener-Waterloo region and spent eight years in Toronto before coming here. In her professional career, Rima completed her chef training in 2003 and has since managed the kitchen at several camps. While still working in the food service industry, Rima earned a Bachelor of Applied Science in Public Health and Safety, as well as a certificate in Occupational Health and Safety from Ryerson University. She brings a wealth of knowledge of both food safety and quantity cooking to her new position here at Camp Brebeuf.