1. To advocate on behalf of administrators of volunteers and provide support among membership.

  2. To encourage the development and advancement of voluntarism within the City of Barrie and surrounding areas.

  3. To promote professional development of BAVA members and provide an opportunity for resource sharing.


The Barrie Association of Volunteer Administrators (BAVA) is a local association committed to excellence in the administration of volunteers through advocacy, networking, communication, education and professional development within the City of Barrie and surrounding areas.


President: Emily Fleming, Barrie Public Library

Past President: Katherine Stewart, Hospice Simcoe

Vice-President and AVA Liaison: Heather Stone, Canadian Red Cross


Secretary : Laura Downing, MS Society Canada (Simcoe Muskoka)


Treasurer: Jennifer Pilon, Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf 


Webmaster: Tonya Claughton, Hospice Simcoe



Communications/Awareness Committee: Peter Bogle, MacLaren Art Centre, and Heather Stone, Canadian Red Cross


Care Committee: Marg Gow, Canadian Mental Health Association


Education Committee: Susan Haiplik, Gilda's Club Simcoe Muskoka 


Membership: Vacant


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For more information, please contact: Jen Bercier BAVA President

Phone: 705-627-5647 ext 2266 Email: Jen.Bercier@sm.ymca.ca

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