Established in 1990, Parkinson Society Newfoundland and Labrador is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors, and is supported by donations from individuals, members, corporations, foundations and the dedicated efforts of volunteers.

Every person touched by Parkinson’s deserves to know that they are not alone in their journey. We are here for you. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is committed to offering support, sharing reliable information and raising funds for programs and research.


We are part of a strong community united in our dedication to improve the lives of those affected by Parkinson’s.

You are not alone. We are here to help.

Board of Directors

Danielle Somerton, Chair
Jane MacDonald, Vice Chair
Amy Lee, Secretary
Brendan Mullaly, Treasurer
David Lee, Member at Large
Dennis Dober, Member at Large
Kim Penney, Member at Large
Spencer House, Corner Brook Representative

Derek Staubitzer, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director

Chapter Chairs

Pauline Barry, Western NL
Marie Mackey, Central NL
Jane MacDonald, St. John’s NL