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The “Heads”

Shawn Skinner

Shawn Skinner Ward 2

Shawn is the Training Director at Carpenter Millwright College. He has been helping people in our community for many years, as a volunteer with the Boys & Girls Club, neighbourhood Community Centers, End Homelessness St. John's and many others. If there is a need, he will help to fill it! Home Again's work is important to him and to our community - that is why he is helping with this initiative.

Laurie Balan


Laurie is the Chief Program Officer at Genoa Design International. Genoa has a longstanding relationship with Home Again and is the organization's first corporate partner. Once a month, Genoa team members volunteer with Home Again on a "Furniture Friday" where they join resources to deliver furniture to individuals and families in our community. Laurie is honoured to take part in the Heads Without Beds campaign and collaborate with fellow leaders to help make a lasting and meaningful impact to our neighbours in need.

Justin Fong

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Justin is the Sales and Marketing Director and one of the part owners of Quidi Vidi Brewery. He co-founded and chairs the Newfoundland and Labrador Craft Brewing Association and sits on the board of the Canadian Craft Brewing Association. He is deeply committed to community partnerships and building on the culture of Newfoundland  through collaboration.

Paul Henderson


I am originally from The Highlands, Scotland but have been living in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland for over 20 years now. I've worked primarily in Senior Supply Chain, Business and Project Manager positions in the Oil and Gas Industry, and am currently the Business Services Manager at Wood. I have a wife, Elizabeth, and three daughters Emma, Sarah, and Kirsty. We also have two cats, Jack and Ollie, and a golden retriever, Benjamin, who happens to be my best friend. I enjoy traveling whenever possible and I am a big rugby fan.

Kristina Ennis


Kristina is Senior HR Partner & Business Development Manager at People Stuff. She has 10 years experience in HR and Industrial Benefits in the natural resources industry. She is a member of the Energy NL and St. John’s Board of Trade (SJBOT) boards and received the Emerging Young Professional Award at the 2018 SJBOT Business Excellence Awards. Kristina is an active volunteer with Rotary St. John’s East and has a passion for inclusion & diversity. She is excited to be part of this campaign and connect with other leaders to make a difference!

Julia Mullaley

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Julia is the Chief Executive Officer of the Newfoundland and Labrador
Housing Corporation, where she is responsible for delivering housing assistance programs for individuals and families in low-income. She is a CPA, CA and has served with the provincial government for 29 years in various leadership roles including most recently as Auditor General. She lives in Mount Pearl with her husband Cyril and their four children. She has volunteered with many community organizations and is honoured to be participating in Heads Without Beds.