Lloyd Jamison is the Principal of EWEF Academy providing Primary & Secondary Schooling in Hamilton, and also the executive director of EWEF Education Centerwhich provides scholastic sponsorships to talented Local youths to train in Infrastructure skilled-trades. A Canadian Citizen, Born in Toronto, Ontario, Mr. Jamison is a devout Christian & Family man. He holds a Bachelor degree in Psychology and a Masters degree in Education from University of Toronto. Mr. Jamison is co-founder of EWEF in 1987 after twelve years at GE.
Kim P. Simmons- Registrar.
Born in Buffalo, New York where she grew up, Kim is an only child of Geoffrey and Betty Simmons. Both are Canadian Citizens. At eleven, Kim moved to Canada with parents. . She holds a Bachelors degree in Finance and a Masters degree in Commerce from University of Phoenix. After fourteen years at GE in 2001, she became a stay-at-home mom raising her two daughters. Her trip to Sub-Sahara Africa (Senegal & Mali) in 2002 changed her life forever! She’s strong believer in people’s empowerment. Initially as volunteer, she joined EWEF in 2003.
Donna G. Sorenson - Vice Principal - Student Services
Mrs. Donna G. Sorenson is the Vice Principal at EWEF. She is a Canadian citizen and a Christian proud of her Scotish heritage. Attending university in Canada, she holds a Degree in Sociology and a Master Degree in Education. Before joining EWEF in 1988, she worked at Ford Motor Company. She was also a volunteered in several ocal early childhood education Centers & Hamilto youth outreach organizations. Shaped by her parent’s depravity and suffering experience, she sees EWEF as vehicle to make a difference in suffering communities. She is committed to helping youths achieve their potential in education.
Riley O’Donnell- Mgr. Education Center
Riley’s parents moved to Canada from Ireland when he was three. A devout Catholic, Riley has always has a benevolent spirit. With a Degree in Fine Arts, Riley later attended Ryerson University in Toronto earning a Bachelor in Computer programming. Riley is a qualified IT support professional in addition to his work at EWEF. As a teacher, he believes in positive early childhood intervention, and personally trains those needing Computer & IT support for their community infrastructures. Apart from his commitment to EWEF as a staff, Riley takes prides in working with Kids.
Brenda Long - Coordinator: Volunteer Services
Brenda Long graduated from Mohawk College as liberal Arts major. As with most Hamiltonian and Hamilton being the Steel Capital of Canada, she worked for many years in the Steel Industry as Personnel Assistant. Over the years, she volunteered at various charities helping the mentally challenged in Hamilton. As a mother and struggling with relatives who has addiction difficulties, she vows to help avoid that problem ever happening to someone else. "I work here because EWEF’s work in training youths for Self-Help empowerment is that solution,” ...she said.
Founder:..."EWEF believes in and practices teaching to fish rather than giving fish. We strictly promote hands-up, NOT hands-out! So please join us in this effort to make the world a better and peaceful place for us all. Together as partners we fulfil the notion given us by the 'Most high'; of doing onto others as we would like done onto us; particularly to those less fortunate amongst us for no fault of thier own but circumstance. Doing this, does hold true the premise that we are indeed our brothers keeper!"