Our Team

Catherine Smart
Executive Director

Catherine Smart became of the Executive Director of Living Better with Parkinson’s upon inception in the late early spring of 2022. Since that time, Living Better with Parkinson’s has grown significantly offering fitness, educational programs in support of people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their families, caregivers, and medical professionals in South Georgian Bay.

Catherine is also the founder of Smart Move Inc. providing expertise in the areas of project management, accessibility solutions and leadership coaching.

Louise Devine joins us as our Fund Development Manager. Louise has worked with several non-profit organizations and has a passion for helping them reach their fundraising goals. She can build strong relationships with donors, volunteers, and staff, creating a sense of community and shared purpose around each organization’s mission.

Antje Pahmeier knows first-hand how a support group can change a patient’s daily life. As our Communications and PR Coordinator she will help to spread the word about Living Better with Parkinson’s in our area and beyond.

LBWP Instructors
Catherine Randall, Louise Stewart Potts, Helen Hynd

LBWP Volunteers