Executive Board – Founding Members

Sheryl Boswell

Executive Director
  • Sheryl Boswell is an educator and has taught elementary, secondary, post-secondary and adult education students in Canada and Africa. She is a suicide loss survivor, a child and youth mental health expert and the director of Youth Mental Health Canada. Sheryl is a member of the American Association of Suicidology, the Impacted Friends and Family Committee and the Social Media Team.

Jim Yan

Director of Website Development and Finance
  • Jim is a second year University of Toronto student. Originally from China, Jim brings a commitment to mental health change from his familial connection to mental ill health.

Clarence Yip

  • Clarence Yip studied at Simon Fraser University and is an accountant.

Sadie Kromm

Journalism student at the University of Toronto
  • Sadie is a student at the University of Toronto in their journalism program and writer for the Varsity newspaper. Previously she studied graphic design at George Brown College and worked with the fashion industry. She is the Founder of radandrawmagazine.ca. Lived experience of mental health challenges, suicidal ideation and treatment barrios have created her sense of passion and purpose with YMHC.