The Council for Persons with Disabilities (CPD) is a non-profit, charitable organization.

We strive to:

    • Increase Community Capacity
    • Communicate, Educate and Engage
    • Create Positive Change

CPD’s specific objectives:

  • To advocate on behalf of persons with disabilities.
  • To promote public awareness and understanding of the needs of persons with disabilities.
  • To encourage improved services which will allow persons with disabilities to live a full and productive life.
  • To facilitate access to services in all sectors of the community.
  • To liaise with all levels of government and agencies on policies and legislation affecting persons with disabilities.

Board Members:


John McNutt, Chair




Andrea Dodsworth, Vice-Chair    
John Morris, Secretary    
Leslie Yee, Treasurer



Sioux Lilly, Director    
Lynn Morris, Director    
Rose Rowan, Director    
Alexandra Clay, Director



Mark Balkwill, Director



Dr. Ramesh Makhija, Director



Saddie Norrad, City Liason    
Simon Treviranus,  BIG IDEA Liaison

















We thank our funders for their generous support:

The City of Peterborough 

The Ontario Trillium Foundation 
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Council for Persons with Disabilities (CPD)
175 George Street North, Unit 9
Peterborough, Ontario
K9J 3G6
Phone: 705.874.8661