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New Hope Non Profit Dwellings (Durham) Inc. is a non-profit corporation with 118 units located at 139 Mary Street North, Oshawa. The Corporation is governed by a Board of Directors which consists of 9 volunteers from the Durham community. The Board of Directors hires a Property Management Company who ensures the daily operations of the building run smoothly and meet the service needs of the tenants on a contract basis.


  • Bedroom – $760.00
  • Bedroom – $861.00
  • Bedroom – $979.00

*Additional fees include $40.00 cable, hydro based on use. Parking $20.00 initial spot/month, $25.00/month for additional spots. Smart Card for Laundry. Rates as of April 2016.


New Hope Non-Profit Dwellings (Durham) Inc. is a 118-unit apartment building in Oshawa, Ontario, that has been serving the residents of the Durham Region for the past 25 years. The building is governed by a multi-disciplinary board consisting of up to 11 volunteers from various backgrounds. We are presently seeking an individual with strong finance, law, building maintenance, property management or strategic planning/partnerships experience to join our Board of Directors. Individuals with professional experience outside of these areas but with a willingness to serve their community are also encouraged to apply. Please submit your CV with an expression of interest by email to
While we appreciate all interest in this volunteer opportunity, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



  • Roger Ramkissoon, President (Bio follows)
  • Lori Bradley, Vice President
  • Andrew Hammond, Treasurer (Bio follows)
  • Colin Neita, Secretary/Privacy Officer
  • Michelle Davis, Director (Bio follows)
  • Robert Arthurs, Director (Bio follows)
  • Don Jones, Director (Bio follows)



Roger is a seasoned finance and governance professional with considerable experience in the banking, health care and non-profit sectors. He has served in various leadership roles in Canada and abroad and adopts a “hands-on” approach to financial management. His experience in treasury management, policy development, budgeting and corporate governance blends well with the needs of the New Hope Board as the organization embraces change, new leadership and increased accountability. Roger has been involved with various boards and board committees for over a decade and has significant experience working with diverse communities including seniors, children, new immigrants to Canada and those from vulnerable communities. He has been recognized for his ability to lead multidisciplinary teams while seeing the big picture impact of financial decision making.

In his spare time, he balances family life, church and continuing education. Roger holds an MBA from Heriot Watt University (Scotland), a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Laurentian University, and is a CPA, CGA. He recently completed the Not for Profit Certificate programme offered by CPA Canada.


Andy has a Bachelor of Science degree in History and Economics from Bristol University in the UK.    He is a Chartered professional Accountant.

He retired in 2012 as a senior executive at CMHC and now runs his own financial planning business.

Andy and his wife have been residents of the Durham Region since 1985 and have three grown daughters and four wonderful grandchildren.


Robert is a senior executive with broad experience as a Chief Financial Officer for 3 major financial services companies. Rob is an accomplished, experienced leader in financial, strategic and general management. He is an accomplished board member and has extensive experience serving on and interacting with boards.

Robert graduated from the University of Waterloo in Ontario with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. He has also earned his CPA, CMA designations. Rob’s board education includes the Chartered Director (C.Dir.) and Audit Committee Certified (A.C.C.) designations from the Directors College, a joint venture of McMaster University and The Conference Board of Canada.

Rob has been very active in the community. Over the years he has been active in Hockey Canada in the Advanced Coaching Programme coaching various boys and girls levels from AAA down to the lower levels while also acting as a referee. He has also participated as minor hockey association president and board member.

Rob is the proud parent of 4 grown children and 2 young grandchildren. He enjoys spending his free time travelling, biking & exercising, spending time at the cottage and tinkering with cars.


Robert studied Human Resources at Ryerson University in Toronto. His work experience focuses on delivering results through service management. He presently works in the property management field and volunteers on several non-profit boards.

His background has concentrated in security management, policy and planning and team development. His interests include music, photography, travel and home improvement.


Don is a professional housing operations manager with over 30 years’ international experience. He has managed social housing in the United Kingdom and Canada. Don has an expertise in housing services management. This has involved building strategic partnerships with Municipal Housing, Health Authorities and joint working initiatives with Social Services for tenants with special needs. He brings solid leadership with focus on performance improvement and accountability. When Don isn’t at the round table or with family, he can be found in the community volunteering with youth and providing guidance, physical education and character building skills during self defense training.

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