Board of Directors

Dunja Ilic

Interim Chair

Dunja has a Bilingual B.A. in Psychology from Glendon College, and a Post-Graduate Certificate in HR Management from George Brown College.  She completed her HR internship in Volunteer Resources at Toronto General Hospital, where she helped volunteers find meaningful placements within the University Health Network.  Having spent the next 4 years in Recruitment, she is currently an HR Systems Business Analyst at Willis Towers Watson, where she develops and implements tools and processes to support organizational change.

Patty Clark

Board Member

Patricia Clark has worked in the health and fitness field for over forty years at both the provincial and national level. She recently retired last year from full time employment, where she was the National Executive Director for Active Aging Canada, a national charity that promotes healthy active aging for older adults. Patty is currently in her second 4-year term as a Councillor for Mulmur Township.

Through her work over the years, she has been a media spokesperson, made numerous presentations across Canada, and authored several articles relating to healthy lifestyle behaviours. Patty and her husband currently live in the beautiful rolling hills of Mulmur. Their two sons are well ensconced in their careers, both in the music industry. The oldest is a Luthier and the youngest is a singer and songwriter. Music has always been a key component within the Clark family, and Patty is pleased to be a part of the Board of Directors for Music Share for Seniors

Marlene Benavides

Board Member

Marlene works as an Emergency Department Registered Nurse at Hamilton General Hospital. Marlene cares for patients from every demographic, including geriatric patients from home, retirement communities, and long-term care facilities. In addition to guiding the  Music Share for Seniors team on matters relating to health and safety policies, Marlene’s passion for teaching has helped support the experiences of our volunteers and placement students.

Chris Goodwin

Board Member

Christopher Goodwin holds a BA in English literature and an MBA in international business. Born in Montreal and raised in Toronto, Christopher has spent much of his twenty-year career in finance, in both commercial and corporate banking, as well as the tech industry. He currently works for a major financial institution in the commercial finance space. Christopher resides in midtown Toronto as part of an active family, and spends his spare time playing ball hockey, biking, and volunteering on the boards of two charities. He is thrilled to be involved with Music Share for Seniors, and believes passionately in their mission statement.