Janice Robinson is now the executive director of Catholic Children's Aid Society in Toronto. In this photo dated July 6, 2012, she was the executive director of the Children's Aid Society of Haldimand and Norfolk. She is the second to the right. Photo via Children's Aid Society of Haldimand and Norfolk

New executive director for CCAS in Toronto

By 
  • January 11, 2015

TORONTO - A new year brings a new exective director for the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto.

Janice Robinson has been appointed to the position effective Feb. 2. Robinson will take over from long-time executive director Mary McConville.

“Janice is highly regarded in the sector as a visionary, strategic leader who has demonstrated her commitment to excellence in the delivery of service to children,” said Richard Platti, president of the CCAS board of directors.

“She is committed to evidence-based services, quality assurance outcomes and strives to promote a respectful, productive work environment through an ethical, anti-oppressive culture. We are looking forward to Janice working with staff, foster caregivers, volunteers, community partners and the board to articulate a clear vision for the future of CCAS.”

Robinson brings 27 years of experience in child welfare as an executive, senior manager and child protection worker. She has been executive director at the Children’s Aid Society of Haldimand-Norfolk since 2008 and was that society’s director of service for five years prior to that. She also held a number of positions at the Brant Children’s Aid Society from 1988 to 2003.

Robinson has also provided leadership on a number of provincial child welfare initiatives over the years. She holds a Master in Social Work from the University of Toronto, is completing her Doctorate in Philosophy in Social Work at McMaster University and is an instructor at Wilfrid Laurier University’s Faculty of Human and Social Services.

Comments (0)

There are no comments posted here yet

Leave your comments

  1. Posting comment as a guest.
Attachments (0 / 3)
Share Your Location

Please support The Catholic Register

Unlike many media companies, The Catholic Register has never charged readers for access to the news and information on our website. We want to keep our award-winning journalism as widely available as possible. But we need your help.

For more than 125 years, The Register has been a trusted source of faith-based journalism. By making even a small donation you help ensure our future as an important voice in the Catholic Church. If you support the mission of Catholic journalism, please donate today. Thank you.