Tina Bailey

Executive Director

Tina Bailey obtained her Bachelor of Science (Environmental) degree from the University of Guelph, and her Master of Public Administration and Master of Business Administration degrees from Queen’s. She has a variety of experience in the academic, not-for-profit and charity sectors.

Since moving to Kingston in 2002, Tina has fallen in love with the city and considers Kingston home. A life-long volunteer who is passionate about making a difference in her community, Tina joined the Community Foundation for Kingston & Area as their Executive Director on May 1, 2013.

Outside of the Community Foundation, Tina is a member of the Board of the Land Conservancy for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington, and an active member of the Rotary Club of Cataraqui-Kingston. An avid dog lover, she can she can often be seen in and out of the office with her lab-husky cross Tikka.


Mora Nicholls

Finance & Operations Coordinator

Mora has an education in Business Administration and Finance. She worked finance for municipal government for over 23 years, before joining the Community Foundation team in the fall 2016.

She enjoys spending time with family and friends, loves outdoor activities, playing with their dogs and helping and taking care of others.

Mora had lived in Brighton Ontario for most of her life, before she relocated to South Frontenac and is now proud to call the Kingston area her home.

She is looking forward to working with the Community Foundation for Kingston & Area team of staff, Board and Committee members and all the residents in Kingston and surrounding area.



Lesley Rudy

Grants Coordinator

Lesley has an education in Biological Sciences and worked in the environmental stewardship and conservation field in the region for six years before joining the Community Foundation.

She is a volunteer and member in many local environmental, athletic and social organizations.

She loves nature and spends a lot of time outside, whether through her small gardening business, cycling, running, hiking or camping.

Originally from the Halton region, she has lived all over the province and travelled the world. She is very happy to have called Kingston home since 2008 and really enjoys being connected to this great community!


165 Ontario Street Suite #6
Kingston, ON K7L 2Y6
Phone: 613.546.9696
Fax: 613.531.9238