Cindi Brand has extensive experience in the area of mental health and addiction. While raising her four children she volunteered for organizations that centred around children’s well-being. She served on the Board of Integra, supporting youth and their families who are dealing with mental health issues complicated by learning disabilities (LDMH). Cindi served as both chair of special events and vice president. When her last child went off to university, she returned to school and became certified as an addiction therapist, practising for 12 years at CAMH (The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health). Cindi was drawn to Neshama Hospice after seeing the comfort and care her friend received while in a hospice. She is committed to serving Neshama Hospice to support the community, compassion and excellence that end-of-life care deserves. Cindi holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Journalism.