Our Team

Meet Our Senior Team:
Nicole Powell - Administrator
Nicole Powell
Administrator
Nicole Powell is a Registered Nurse who graduated from Humber College and is currently completing a Baccalaureate in Nursing from The University of New Brunswick. She is a passionate advocate for Seniors Care with a special interest in the care of Residents with Dementia and is currently serving as a Board member for the Alzheimer Society of Peel. Her past experiences are grounded in Clinical Research, Pharmaceuticals, and Retirement Living.

Nicole enjoys a challenge and is a life-long learner committed to Quality Assurance. She welcomes the opportunity to showcase Cooksville Care Centre and the many pillars of excellence that make the current Residents feel at home.
Jesselyn Carvajal - Director of Nursing and Wellness
Jesselyn Carvajal
Director of Nursing and Wellness
Jesselyn Carvajal is a Professional Registered Nurse by trade and has worked in the field of long term care for more than 14 years. In 2012, Jesselyn he had presented at the OGA (Ontario Gerontology Association) entitled: Continence with Confidence - Capturing Improvements in Continence Through Point of Care Technology - One Home's Experience . This presentation showed how Point of Care technology can capture individual variation, home area variation and facility wide variation.

Jesselyn joined Cooksville Care Centre as Director of Nursing and Wellness in 2017. Graduated with Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Nursing, she has obtained professional registration here in Ontario and in New York Board of Nursing. Her main focus include wound care, infection control, quality improvement initiatives and health and safety, and has obtained certifications in these field of work as well.

Amelie Dobbyn - Clinical Director of Nursing
Amelie Dobbyn
Clinical Director of Nursing
Amelie Dobbyn is Cooksville Care Centre’s Clinical Director of Nursing. A Registered Nurse (RN), Amelie earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1991 in the Philippines.

Amelie came to Canada in 1994, earned her RPN diploma in 2003 at Mohawk College in Hamilton, and took a refresher course to earn her RN Diploma in 2004. In 2008, she obtained her certificate in RAI-MDS instruments - a provincial government program that helps improve resident assessment, care planning and quality.

Her work experience also includes being a nurse manager and infection control nurse. She also has a certificate from the PIECES program, which teaches enhanced skills for caring of residents.

Amelie has more than eight years of experience working in long term care homes and continues to seek creative ways to foster a healthy learning and work environment - one that promotes a good quality of life for all residents through continuous quality assurance.
Meet The Rest Of Our Team:
Cheryl Fernandes - Business Office Manager
Cheryl Fernandes
Business Office Manager
Daniel Antwi - Environmental Services Manager
Daniel Antwi
Environmental Services Manager
Cathy Hutton - Staff Development Coordinator
Cathy Hutton
Staff Development Coordinator
Leokadia Meger - Restore Program Coordinator
Leokadia Meger
Restore Program Coordinator
Susan Trograncic - Admissions Coordinator
Susan Trograncic
Admissions Coordinator
Augustina Carrington - Food Service Manager
Augustina Carrington
Food Service Manager
Joanne Balancio - Quality Improvement Coordinator
Joanne Balancio
Quality Improvement Coordinator
Nicole Richard - Social Services Coordinator
Nicole Richard
Social Services Coordinator
Harpreet Ghuman - Restore Program Social Service Worker
Harpreet Ghuman
Restore Program Social Service Worker