The affairs of AHA are managed by a board of directors consisting of the executive members and 4 other members at large. 

The Executive Team

Chantae Robinson, MSc.


Chantae was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. She moved to Sudbury at the age of 16. She completed a BSc. and MSc. in Biology at Laurenitian University and is currently a MD student at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM). Chantae enjoys reading, sharing stories with elders, loves being outdoors and share a positive light everywhere!

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Tsitsi Mhende, MA


Tsitsi Mhende is the founder/CEO of Poverty Alleviation Initiative Africa (PAIA), a not-for-profit organisation that was founded in 2017 to help alleviate poverty in developing countries through making education accessible to children of school going age. Tsitsi is passionate about ensuring that all children are given an equal opportunity to attend school and all barriers are removed. Tsitsi enjoys working with school-going aged children in Canada in extracurricular activities, which include hosting basketball tournaments, hockey etc. Tsitsi holds Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Psychology degrees from Laurentian University, and graduated with a Master of Professional Education, with a specialisation in International Learning from Western University.


Robert Nanka-Bruce


Robert is of Ghanaian and Chinese decent. He is a Finance Administrator at Community Living Greater Sudbury based in Greater Sudbury, Ontario


Theresa Nyabeze, P.Eng.


Theresa is an avid Community Organizer. Educationally, she holds a Mining Engineering Degree from Laurentian University, with a few courses as part of a Master’s in Business Program.  In addition to her contributions to technical excellence and diversity in mining, she is a recipient of a Top Forty Under Forty Award which was awarded her recognition of her role as a community change maker in the Greater City of Sudbury.  Additionally, in 2020 was awarded “100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women for 2020” – to be presented in September of 2021. Theresa is a Senior Mine Specialist at Vale.