Dwayne O’Connor started in September 2017 as the Executive Director of Home Horizon.  He has extensive experience as a clinical manager and a housing manager along with broad experience in the application of Continuous Quality Improvement principles to services, programs and training in the provincial mental health sector. He also brings grant writing and fundraising experience to the table and has been involved in community work his entire adult career, including sitting on the Simcoe County Board to assist with ending homelessness through the provision of affordable housing. Lastly, he brings first-hand experience and compassion to his new role arising out of his own experience of homeless as youth.