Jim Borysko


Jim Borysko has just recently joined Niagara Children’s Centre’s Board in 2017.  He is a resident of St. Catharines and has lived his entire life in St. Catharines, Ontario. Jim is married, and has two teenage children.

Jim is currently the Director of Services and Community Development at Community Living Haldimand, and former Director of Regional Operations at the Canadian Red Cross in Western Ontario.  

For more than 25 years Jim has held Advisory and Senior Executive leadership roles in Ministry, Acute Rehabilitation, non-profit and the private Health and Community Services in both the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and Ministry of Community and Social Services.   Jim has expertise in building and optimizing organizational processes, compliance and service standards, managing service agreements, measurement systems, and infrastructure to maximize quality outcomes in community services.  

Recognized as a collaborative leader, mentor, visionary leader and coach, Jim has built and maintained relationships with community partners in the Niagara Region and strategic relationships with provincial funding organizations and governments. 

Jim has a Master Degree in Educational Administration and Leadership, is a Health Executive Lean Six Sigma Green Belt,  and is also an occasional instructor and guest speaker at Brock University in their Community Health Sciences program.

 " I believe strongly in what the Niagara Children's Center represents and offers to our local children and the support if offers to their families. Having two children of my own and one that was supported by the center early on in life, I appreciate all the great service the staff at the center provide. I am honoured to serve the Center as a Board Director, to continue on the Niagara Children's Center's wonderful tradition."

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