OAFC Staff Contacts during the COVID-19 Office Closures
 
July 13, 2020 - The OAFC is still operational, however our board office remains closed to the public, and we continue to operate with a limited staff, with two working in the office, and the others remotely. Alternative contact information has been provided below.
 
If you have a question regarding fire safety, including smoke or CO alarms, and/or questions about the law pertaining to the fire code, please contact your local fire department as they are the authority having jurisdiction for the provision of fire and emergency services in your community.  Please do not contact us regarding these inquiries. 
Name/Title
Areas of responsibility
Michelle O’Hara
Executive Director
Cell: 905-441-7766
Member assistance and advice. Partner and stakeholder assistance.
Responsible for the overall management, administration, programs and strategic plan and policy implementation of the OAFC and OFAI; board secretary; business development; issues management; staff liaison for committees; oversees and overall management of candidate testing program; interim marketing/web design/communications
Mark Tishman
Program & Policy Analyst
Cell: 416-399-0510
Strategic policy implementation, policy and government relations advice; research, position papers and briefing notes; reports and recommendations to support GR-stakeholder strategy. Member assistance and advice, staff liaison for committees, interim communications and social media
Shelley Molica
Finance and Facilities Administrator
Cell: 905-718-9691
General inquires and administration, memberships, job postings, equipment ads. Financial management and oversight; banking info, payroll, accounts payable/receivable, bookkeeping, expenses, budgeting; employee benefits and pension; maintain and manage OAFC/OFAI properties; financial oversight and support for other partner organizations. Interim program coordinator for Humber and The Working Minds First Responder.
Kris Newton
Events & Trade Show Manager
Cell: 416-315-9081
Customer service inquires as it relates to all events. Trade shows, seminar and special event coordination; trade show sales and lead generation; off-site travel and accommodation booking; assists with event sponsorship; administrative support for events, trade shows and other staff; committee support and coordination; Business development, partnerships and funding opportunities; Interim program support.