Contact Us

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

Accessible parking access is located at 810 Mineral Springs Road.

Phone: 905-525-2181
Fax: 905-648-4622

Directions to HCA Main Office

Main Office Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., 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

Phone: 905-628-3066 or 905-628-3060

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

Confederation Beach Park
585 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton (office)

Phone: 905-547-6141

Superintendent: Liam Fletcher, ext. 5002
Assist. Superintendent: Paul Roman, ext. 5003

Dundas Valley
650 Governors Road, Dundas

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

Superintendent: Jonathan Roberts, ext. 153
Assist. Superintendent: James Lees, ext. 115

Fifty Point
1479 Baseline Road, Winona

Phone: 905-525-2187

Manager: Rob Howe, 905-643-7400
Assist. Manager, Administration: Nancy Arnold
Assist. Manager, Operations: Lindsey Darling

Hamilton Mountain
Includes Devil’s Punchbowl, Eramosa Karst, Dofasco Trail & Chippewa Trail 

Phone: 905-512-2132

Superintendent: Travis Haws

Valens Lake
1691 Regional Road 97, Cambridge (Flamborough)

Phone: 905-525-2183

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

Westfield Heritage Village
1049 Kirkwall Road, Rockton

Phone: 519-621-8851

Manager: Rondalyn Brown
Assist. Manager: Christina Jager

Wild Waterworks
680 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton

Phone: 905-547-6141 or 1-800-555-8775

Manager: Sara Kinnear , ext. 5304
Assist. Manager: Stacey McConnell, ext. 5302

Administration Office Staff Directory

Lisa Burnside, Chief Administrative Officer, ext. 126

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

Neil McDougall, Secretary Treasurer, ext. 120

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

Neil McDougall, Secretary Treasurer, ext. 120

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

Helen Cheung, Accounts Payable, ext. 124

Joel Konik, Grants Officer, ext. 143

Randall Kovacs, Administrative Receptionist, ext. 100

Kristine Leach, Financial Analyst, ext. 122

Patricia, Revenues Clerk, ext. 123

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

Revenues Clerk, ext. 128

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

Sharon Hunter, Payroll Administrator, ext. 176

Sandy Root, Environmental Education Specialist, 905-627-1233 ext. 3

Grace Correia, Executive Director, ext. 111

Toby Tresidder, 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

Dawn Cripps, Marketing Coordinator, ext. 142

Brittany Fletcher, Communications Coordinator, ext. 140

Tricia Leong, Graphic Artist, ext. 145

Kendra Marjerrison, Social Media & Graphics Assistant, ext. 141

Scott Peck, Deputy CAO/Director, Watershed Planning and Engineering, 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

Diana Gora, Invasive Species Technician, ext. 131

Monica Liedtke, Invasive Species Technician, ext. 131

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

Chris Polap, Monitoring Technician, ext. 230

Saifur Rahman, Project Engineer, ext. 175

Elizabeth Reimer, Conservation Planner, ext. 165

Laura Stinson, Conservation Planner, ext. 164

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. 5

Rob Gray, Construction Manager, ext. 3

Tom Grobelny, Construction Foreman, ext. 3

Ashley Hawkins, Administrative Assistant, Millgrove Works Yard,  ext. 2

Brian Perkins, Senior Carpenter, ext. 5

Jim Reeve, Fleet Coordinator/Mechanic, ext. 1

Matt Smith, Mechanic, ext. 4