Meet our Senior Management Team






Steve Perry is the Chief Executive Officer of Carefor Health & Community Services.  Mr. Perry has 18 years of service with Carefor in Pembroke-Renfrew County and has been the Director of Operations in Pembroke-Renfrew County for the past 10 years. In addition, Mr. Perry supported the oversight of the CSS programs in Ottawa as well as in Pembroke-Renfrew County. This has well prepared Mr. Perry as he now leads Carefor in the delivery of client-focused health care, mental health and developmental services across the Champlain region as Carefor’s new Chief Operating Officer.  Overseeing a budget of $50M, 1000 staff members and over 1200 volunteers, he plans, organizes and directs the delivery of community nursing, home health care, respite, retirement and hospice services.  Mr. has a BA from the University of Ottawa and is currently enrolled in the Executive MBA program at the University of Fredericton’s Sandermoen School of Business.  




Bill ChwedchukCPA, CA is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Carefor Health & Community Services. Bill joined Carefor in 2013 and provides strategic and operational leadership for Finance and Administration, Information Technology, Facilities, and Marketing.   Mr. Chwedchuk has achieved business and organizational success through a “Lean” leadership approach, acquiring a deep understanding of stakeholder requirements, selecting innovative solutions, and engaging staff at all levels in system change and process improvement initiatives. He has distinguished himself through a passion for hands on leadership and a drive to implement effective solutions for growth and sustainability.  Bill has over 20 years of financial, operational and strategic leadership across a diverse range of sectors including health care services, technology and manufacturing.  He completed a Bachelor of Commerce Honours degree at Queens University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Ontario. 


Maria Badekhas over 25 years of senior management experience in the Community Support Services sector.   She is very involved in her community and serves on the Board of Directors of the Seaway Valley Community Health Centre and the Champlain Community Support Network (CCSN). Currently, Director of Operations for Carefor Health & Community Services for Eastern Counties, Maria is responsible for a 6.9 million dollar annual budget, 200 staff members and over 650 devoted volunteers.  She oversees operations for a 10-bed End-of-Life Residential Hospice in Cornwall, as well as delivery of many community programs such as Meals on Wheels, Transportation, Friendly Visiting, Elder Abuse and Prevention, Wellness Clinics, Day Away, Respite and Home Making in the Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, Prescott and Russell Counties.




Mrs. Sharon Maye is the Director of Operations and Programs for Carefor Pembroke – Renfrew County. Sharon officially assumed the role effective July 31, 2017 as Mr. Steve Perry transitions into the role of Carefor’s Chief Executive Officer effective August 21, 2017. As a result of her 10 years of management service with Carefor Pembroke-Renfrew County, Mrs. Maye has naturally assumed the next level of responsibility; site operations and the service delivery of assisted living, retirement care and specialized supportive housing at Carefor’s Civic Complex and Mackay Centre facilities in Pembroke, Ontario. Additional Renfrew County wide program operations and oversight responsibility in her new role as the Director, will include leading a multidisciplinary team of staff and volunteers to deliver community based personal support & caregiver services, foot care clinics, community support services including non-urgent medical transportation. Sharon completed her Bachelor of Nursing as well as a Masters of Health Studies through Athabasca University. 



Robin Meyers has over 15 years of management experience in the Community Support Services and Developmental sectors.  Robin is currently a Director of Carefor Ottawa Community Support Services (OCSS).  Program within her portfolio include Ottawa Inner City Health (OICH), working with community partners to provide health care, harm reduction and support with mental illness to clients using Inner City programs. Ms. Meyers also has the responsibility of providing service delivery of the Richmond Care Home, Guest House, Perley-Adult Day and Carling Adult Day Programs, Homemaking, Going Home, GEM programs as well as a unique program to Champlain specializing in working with people living with dementia called Let’s Get Together Club.  As Director of OCSS responsible for an annual budget of $7.7 Million, Robin is very involved in her community and served as past Chair of the Adult Day Program Association, Past Chair of the Ottawa Community Support Coalition and is a member of the executive for the Champlain Community Support Network.

























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