Who We Are

Transforming Faces, Hugh Brewster, Executive Director

Hugh Brewster

Executive Director
Transforming Faces, Abdon Aguillon, Program Director

Abdon Aguillon

Program Director
Transforming Faces, Cari Siebrits, Communications Specialist

Cari Siebrits

Communications Specialist
Transforming Faces, Courtney Mollenhauer, Program Manager

Courtney Mollenhauer

Program Manager
Transforming Faces, Melanie Meloche, Administration

Melanie Meloche

Administrative Officer
Transforming Faces, Susana Munarriz, Finance

Susana Munarriz

Financial Officer

Our Board of Directors:

  • Jackie Elton, Chair and Co-Founder of Transforming Faces
  • Rev. Dr. Nan Hudson, Former Executive Director of ICA Canada
  • Cindy Guernsey, Coordinator of Cleft Lip & Palate Program at the Hospital for Sick Children
  • Jill Martin, Former Director of Finance at Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund
  • Dr. Ronald Zuker, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon with the Cleft Lip & Palate Program at the Hospital for Sick Children, and Professor at the University of Toronto Department of Surgery
  • Dr. Michel Grupper, Co-Founder of Health-Co, a medical consulting firm based in Geneva, Switzerland
Transforming Faces, Board of Directors

Our Medical Advisory Committee:

We are grateful to these dedicated members, who help ensure that all TF projects meet the highest standards of patient care:
Dr. David Fisher, MD, FRCSC, FACS; Dr. Bryan Tompson, D.D.S., D.Paedo, D.Ortho; Dr. Tim Bressmann, Ph.D.; Ms. Cindy Guernsey, RN, BScN; Ms. Farah Sheikh, MSW, RSW.

Our Partners:

Transforming Faces, Jackie Elton, Mekonen Eshete


Accountability in Action

Annual Reports & Financials

We are committed to upholding the highest standards of accountability, transparency and efficiency in all aspects of our work.

Our 100% Promise to Donors

We direct 100% of all donations to comprehensive cleft care for children and families, thanks to a private foundation that covers our administrative costs.

To get in touch with our team, email info@transformingfaces.org or give us a call at (416) 222-6581.