Brad Hutchinson

Brad is an award winning volunteer in his community. He is theExecutive Director at The Gatehouse, a community resource that supports children, youth, and adults that have been harmed by childhood sexual abuse. He is a black sash martial artist and instructor at Beyond Kung Fu.

He has authored 3 books and published 4. His book "The Eye of the Storm" is being used in schools within the Ontario school system. Brad shows people how to unleash the greatness that resides in each-and-every-one of us.

Brad sat on the Advisory Committee to bring the first-of-its-kind in Canada Transformative Community Justice program to Humber College. He also sat on an advisory committee for The Gatehouse: Unique services for children and their families, youth and adults whose lives have been affected by childhood abuse.

Community

At Leadership Peel Brad was the recipient of the "Forever Diamond Community Leadership Award", 2007. In his role of fostering community leadership he discovered a great deal about how to serve the community in meaningful ways.

Brad is committed to the youth in our community. He serves on The Youth Justice Committee (YJC) (Jan. 2009-Present). He facilitates restorative circles for teens between the ages of 12-18 that are in trouble with the law.

Brad is Chair of the Mississauga Library Board member (appointment 2007-2011 and 2011-2015)

Community Recognition

* Peel Children's Aid, "in recognition of your commitment to the children and families of Peel." April 2011
* Associated Youth Services of Peel 2010-2011 Outstanding Service Award.
* City of Mississauga Civic Award Recognition for dedication to maintaining and strengthening the Mississauga Public Library. November 2010
* Leadership Peel, Forever Diamond Community Leadership Award. 2007