Our Board Members

Jim Gratsas

Jim Gratsas

President

Jim has lived on Ellerslie the last 13 years, moving into his home just days after his first of 2 sons was born.  He works locally at Procter & Gamble. He has been active in ensuring responsible neighbourhood development for several years.  As a member of the volunteer WWNA start-up committee he is excited to see the group’s efforts resulting in an association that will enhance the neighbourhood and create a greater sense of community.

Jeff Oulahen

Jeff Oulahen

Vice-President

I live on Churchill Avenue with my wife and three girls. I have lived in Willowdale area since the age of six. I am a real estate broker on a family team at Yonge and Avondale.  We have helped many  buyers and sellers acquire property through the years. My family also develops real estate. I am the Vice Chair of the Willowdale BIA, and I am passionate about continuing to grow this community into a great place to live and work.In my spare time you might find me with my family on a ski hill or on the lake, sailing or boating.

 

Michelle Oliveira

Michelle Oliveira

Secretary

Michelle Oliveira and her husband Kirk have lived in West Willowdale neighbourhood since 1995 on Park Home Ave.  In 2011, they tore down a bungalow and built an eco-home – here is the blog. She is the owner of two home-based businesses offering marketing project management consulting and social media marketing services and an Advisory Board Member of the Canadian Association of Marketing Professionals.  She is actively involved in the neighbourhood, as a founding member of the WWNA since 2014, a parent council member at both elementary and secondary schools in the area and is actively involved in other volunteer activities.

Gary Minion

Gary Minion

Board Member

Coming soon

Mousam Khaud

Mousam Khaud

Board Member

Mousam, his wife, two kids and a dog have been a part of Churchill since 2014. As an engineer, his passion lies in creating stuff, whether it be an energy saving new building to replace their draughty pre-war bungalow, websites for Startups or robotic projects with teenagers across the GTA. He also loves outdoor activities and summers will find him canoeing or boating with family while winters are for skiing and winter camping. He is excited about the opportunity to join the association and become more engaged in the community. 

 Stephen Mullins

Stephen Mullins

Board Member

Steve e along with his wife and family have resided on Churchill Avenue, just east of Basswood Road for 34 years and truly call Willowdale their home.  Previously was an active member of the Lansing Community Association in the 1990’s and early 2000’s, he is a recently retired real estate appraiser with private and public sector experience with 44 years experience with specialty knowledge in land development.

Steve’s interests include following the Toronto Realty Blog by David Fleming, Realtor while being an active member of the North York Tennis Club at Hollywood Park and was VP of the club from 2005 to 2007 having been on the executive since 2001.
Steve has taken an active interest in the planning applications and approval decisions of historic and recent townhome projects and infill single-family homes in the community.

Arti Patel

Arti Patel

Board Member

Arti and her family moved to Park Home last year after spending 14 years in Mexico City. After her MBA, she started her career in finance and banking and has owned several businesses, including a wine store, catering, home organizing and she even went to racing school. Arti is looking forward to getting involved in the community and meeting the neighbours.

Christopher Pereira

Christopher Pereira

Board Member

Christopher Pereira lives on Ellerslie with his wife and two daughters and moved to the Willowdale area in 2020. He is a Sales Director at Ericsson Canada, building 5G wireless networks along with Canadian Operators. He is actively involved in the NeighbourLink North York community development organization and has been a board member of WWNA for the past year. In his spare time he is a Dance Dad, enjoys running and playing hockey and golf.

Eugene Terenzio

Eugene Terenzio

Board Member

I moved into the Willowdale neighbourhood 8 years ago.  I am presently working as a Realtor with Royal LePage both locally and throughout the GTA, since 1987.I like to walk, an avid fisherman, skier and still enjoy a weekly hockey game. My goal as a member of the WWNA is to guide it through its growth period and to help in bringing the community together.