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Phone: 905-525-2181

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HCA Main Administrative Office – Woodend
838 Mineral Springs Road
Ancaster, Ontario L9G 4X1

Accessible parking access is located at 810 Mineral Springs Road.

Directions to HCA Main Office

Main Office Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:30AM to 12:30PM and 1:00PM to 4:30PM, Closed weekends and holidays.

Emergencies involving injuries or rescue, call 911! If you have an emergency and need to contact HCA officials after normal working hours, on weekends and holidays, please call 905-523-8787.

Contacting the Hamilton Conservation Authority Board of Directors

If you wish to contact the Hamilton Conservation Authority Board of Directors, please send an email to the Executive Assistant/Records Management Coordinator, or call 905-525-2181 ext. 112.

Conservation Areas Directory

Conservation Areas Senior Management
Gord Costie, Director, Conservation Areas Services, 905-525-2181 ext. 168
Bruce Harschnitz, Manager, Conservation Area Services, 905-525-2181ext. 125

Christie Lake & Spencer Gorge
1000 Highway 5 West, Dundas, Ontario, L9E 5E2

Phone: 905-628-3066 or 905-628-3060

Superintendent: Cari Hobbs Ext. 202
Assist. Superintendent: Alex Bouwmeester Ext. 201

Visit area webpage.

Confederation Beach Park
Office address: 585 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton, Ontario, L8E 3L8

Phone: 905-547-6141

Superintendent: Liam Fletcher, ext. 5002
Assistant Superintendent: Jack Elderman

Lakeland Pool
Manager: Sara Kinnear, ext. 5001

Visit area webpage.

Dundas Valley
650 Governors Road, Dundas, Ontario, L9H 5E3

Phone: 905-525-2181
Trail Centre: 905-627-1233

Superintendent: Carissa Smith, ext. 153
Assist. Superintendent: James Lees, ext. 115

Visit area webpage.

Fifty Point
1479 Baseline Road, Winona, Ontario, L8E 5G4

Phone: 905-525-2187

Manager: Jonathan Roberts
Assist. Manager, Administration: Nancy Arnold
Assist. Manager, Operations: Lindsey Darling

Visit area webpage.

Hamilton Mountain
Includes Chippewa Trail, Devil’s Punchbowl, Dofasco 200o Trail, Eramosa Karst, Mount Albion and Saltfleet

Phone: 289-860-0363

Superintendent: Travis Haws

Valens Lake
1691 Regional Road 97, Cambridge (Flamborough), Ontario, N1R 5S7

Phone: 905-525-2183

Superintendent: Paul Karbusicky, ext. 21
Assist. Superintendent: Evan McKnight, ext. 22

Visit area webpage.

Westfield Heritage Village
1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton, Ontario, L0R 1X0

Phone: 519-621-8851

Manager: Rondalyn Brown
Assist. Manager: Christina Jager

Wild Waterworks
680 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton, Ontario, L8E 3L7

Phone: 905-547-6141 or 1-800-555-8775

Manager: Stacey McConnell, ext. 5302
Assistant Manager Administration: Thomas To, ext. 5308
Assistant Manager Aquatics: Cassandra Darby, ext. 5304


Administration Office Staff Directory

Lisa Burnside, Chief Administrative Officer, ext. 126

Scott Fleming, Director of Finance and Central Support Services, ext. 120

Scott Peck, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer/Director, Watershed Planning Services, ext. 130

Gord Costie, Director, Conservation Areas Services, ext. 168

Matthew Hall, Director, Capital Projects & Strategic Services, ext. 188

Nancy Watts, Director, Human Resources & Wellness, ext. 170

Lisa Burnside, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), ext. 126

Scott Fleming, Director of Finance and Central Support Services, ext. 120

Andrew Pargauskas, Budget & Business Systems Manager, ext. 121

Helen Cheung, Accounts Payable, ext. 124

Joel Konik, Grants Officer, ext. 143

Kristine Leach, Financial Analyst, ext. 122

Kaitlyn Pennings, Accounts Receivable/Revenue Associate, ext. 127

Jaime Tellier, Executive Assistant/Records Management Coordinator, ext. 112

Revenues Clerk, ext. 128

Nancy Watts, Director, Human Resources & Wellness, ext. 170

Sarah Carpenter, Health and Safety Coordinator, ext. 190

Matthew Gerrior, Human Resources Coordinator, ext. 146

Sharon Hunter, Payroll Administrator, ext. 176


Kyra Beres, Outdoor Recreation and Environmental Education Coordinator

Natalie Kemp, Outdoor Environmental Education and Program Specialist

Grace Correia, Executive Director, ext. 111

Tamra Brent, Administrative Coordinator, ext. 129

Gord Costie, Director, Conservation Areas Services, ext. 168

Bruce Harschnitz, Manager, Conservation Area Services, ext. 125

Refer to Conservation Areas Directory above for full conservation area contacts.

Sarah Gauden, Manager, Marketing & Events, ext. 151

Lindsay Davidson, Assistant Marketing Manager, ext. 144

Brittany Fletcher, Communications Coordinator, ext. 140

Sandra Lindsay, Administrative Receptionist, ext. 100

Jasmine Marinelli, Marketing Coordinator, ext. 142

Griffin Moore, Graphic Design Coordinator, ext. 145

Scott Peck, Deputy CAO/Director, Watershed Management Services, ext. 130

Mike Stone, Manager, Planning, Stewardship & Ecological Services, ext. 133

Gina Aicken, Assistant Ecologist, ext. 162

Jonathan Bastien, Water Resources Engineer, ext. 138

Cherish Gamble, Watershed Stewardship Technician, ext. 181

Lesley McDonell, Terrestrial Ecologist, ext. 231

Alex Nizharadze, Water Management Specialist, ext. 232

Colin Oaks, Aquatic Ecologist, ext. 229

Val Pazzi, Administrative Assistant, ext. 135

Cathy Plosz, Senior Planner, ext. 132

Chris Polap, Monitoring Technician, ext. 230

Saifur Rahman, Project Engineer, ext. 175

Elizabeth Reimer, Conservation Planner, ext. 165

Jeff Stock, Watershed Stewardship Technician, ext. 196

Richard Woodworth, GIS Specialist, ext. 161

Matthew Hall, Director, Capital Projects, ext. 188

Mohammed Almashour, Projects Designer, ext. 192

Madolyn Armstrong, Landscape Designer, ext. 118

Sandra Winninger, Administrative Assistant, ext. 114

Millgrove Works Yard
Phone: 905-690-1365

Lucas Bouwers, Electrician/Plumber, ext. 275

Rob Gray, Construction Manager, ext. 273

Tom Grobelny, Construction Foreman, ext. 273

Greg Harvey, Carpenter, ext. 276

Ashley Hawkins, Administrative Assistant, Millgrove Works Yard,  ext. 272

Dan McCormick, Carpenter, ext. 276

Jim Reeve, Fleet Coordinator/Mechanic, ext. 271

Matt Smith, Mechanic, ext. 274