About Us

Mindful Employer Canada is a not-for-profit social enterprise launched by Mary Ann Baynton in appreciation for the employers, union reps, and managers across Canada who strive to support employees with mental health concerns. It provides a way to show their commitment to supporting employee and workplace mental health.

Mindful Employer is not about always “doing it right”. It signifies an awareness of the impact we have on the mental health of others in the workplace and an intention to support a mentally healthy workplace.

Mindful Employer Canada is licensed, inspired and supported by the original Mindful Employer in the United Kingdom and is part of a growing international group that includes:

The licence and the logo can only be used by signatories to the Charter for Canadian Employers Supporting Workplace Mental Health or by those who qualify as Mindful Managers as outlined in our terms of use.

Our Team

Sarah Jenner : Executive Director

Sarah Jenner

Executive Director

Mary Ann Baynton : Founder

Mary Ann Baynton

Founder

Tiffany Paglia : Office Manager

Tiffany Paglia

Office Manager

Spencer Baynton : Creative Director

Spencer Baynton

Creative Director

François Legault : Advisor and French Language Consultant

François Legault

Advisor and French Language Consultant

Marie-josée Michaud : Consultant to Employeur consciencieux Canada

Marie-josée Michaud

Consultant to Employeur consciencieux Canada

Our Board

Sari Sairanen : Board Member

Sari Sairanen

Board Member

Sapna Mahajan : Board Member

Sapna Mahajan

Board Member

Peter Curtis : Board Member

Peter Curtis

Board Member

Lauren Bernardi : Board Member

Lauren Bernardi

Board Member

Chuck Bruce : Chair

Chuck Bruce

Chair

Steve Horvath : Vice Chair

Steve Horvath

Vice Chair