It's not about the size of the crew, but how much they do!
Chris Bayliss: Executive Director
Chris has been involved with the LMCB in a number of capacities since 1990 and has served as Executive Director since 1999.
His community work includes over 30 years volunteering in the Renfrew Heights community most notably with the Trojan Football Club. He also volunteers with the British Columbia Coalition of Motorcyclists, helping to promote motorcycle safety and awareness.
Angela Lee: Community Outreach and Operations Manager
Angela has worked with the LMCB team in a variety of different capacities. She has provided office and administrative support as an Administrative Assistant, managed our seasonal Toy Store staff team as our Registration Supervisor and now joins us as our Community Outreach and Operations Manager.
Her diverse experience as an Educator, Communications Consultant and Event Coordinator is a wonderful fit for the array of work we do within such a small team. Angela has a passion for people and has worked and volunteered in the Renfrew-Collingwood Community for over 10 years and continues to do so encouraging youth leadership and development.
Amy Valagao: Warehouse Supervisor
Amy brings her infectious charisma to the LMCB and has been the mastermind of our eccentric warehouse since Fall 2014. Her eye for detail keeps our warehousing and product donations organized. She is passionate about the work that we do and returns every season because she loves being a part of a team that creates meaningful Christmas experiences for families in need.
She is one of the first faces to greet you at the LMCB when donations are dropped off. With her expert background as an international gourmet food buyer and warehouse expertise, Amy helps us maintain friendly relationships with the bureaus and agencies that we ship to. Her passion for community is kindled from her strong family values. In her spare time, she an avid gardener and chef in her family home.