About BANA

Serving the Windsor-Essex Community

The Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association (BANA) is a not-for-profit, registered charity, community-based organization servicing Windsor-Essex County in Ontario, Canada. Since 1983, we have been committed to the provision of specialized treatment, education and support services for individuals affected directly and indirectly by eating disorders.

As the primary regional source for the prevention and treatment of eating disorders, BANA is a leader in the promotion and acceptance of diverse body shapes and sizes through the adoption of a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Since its inception, BANA has provided services to thousands of individuals of all genders and social/economic backgrounds with an ongoing case load of approximately 300 clients. In addition, we annually organize and host over 300 educational health promotion presentations and programs that reach more than 20,000 children and adults.

Services are are supported by Ontario Health.

Board of Directors

Kelly Gosselin, BACo

PRESIDENT

Dana Levin, PhD

VICE-PRESIDENT

Marzena Gosselin, CPA

TREASURER

Chelsea Rodrigues MA, CPGC

SECRETARY

Kerri Zold, MBA, CHRL

DIRECTOR

Maria Charles

DIRECTOR

Delaney MacDougall

DIRECTOR

Don Cyr

DIRECTOR

Stephanie Johnston

DIRECTOR

Leon Pilgrim

DIRECTOR

Our Local team. World Class Results

Luciana Rosu Sieza

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

I am a mother, a wife, a leader, an educator and a motivator with a GREAT passion for life. I was born in Romania and lived in Montreal, QC for some of my childhood years…

Leta Marchand

CLINICAL LEAD

A warm hello to everyone reading this! It is my great pleasure to introduce myself to you. I am a Registered Social Worker, and I can say that it has been an honour to be a part …

Barbara Trojniak

REGISTERED NURSE PRACTIONER

I grew up in Windsor and went on to obtain my Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Windsor in 2007. I briefly relocated to London and …

Rose Verzosa

CLINICAL INTAKE SPECIALIST

I was born and raised in Windsor. I graduated from the University of Windsor with a combined Honors Bachelor of Social Work and Women’s  …

Sara Dalrymple

REGISTERED SOCIAL WORKER

I was born and bred in the rose city. I graduated from the University of Windsor with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Honours Psychology.  However, my passion for working…

Heather Leblanc

REGISTERED SOCIAL WORKER

I am a local to Essex County, born and raised in Leamington. I completed by Bachelor of Arts degree in Joint Honours Psychology and Social Development Studies ….

Kayla Cheeseman

REGISTERED SOCIAL WORKER

Originally from Toronto, ON, I have lived in Windsor since 2016. Upon my arrival, I was able to complete my Honours Bachelor of Social Work..

Shaina Thompson

REGISTERED SOCIAL WORKER

I was born and raised in Chatham, ON, and moved to Lakeshore in 2018. I graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 2019 with my Bachelor of Social …

Nicole Boulanger

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Originally from Barrie, ON, I have been at BANA since January 2014. I completed my BSc (Human Ecology) Honours degree in Foods and Nutrition at Brescia University College…

Kia Peters

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

I was born and raised in Leamington, ON and am a proud Anishinaabe Kwe (Ojibwe woman) from Caldwell First Nation. My academic journey began in 2012  when I started …

Adriana Grande

REGIONAL HEALTH EDUCATOR

Having grown up in Windsor-Essex, this incredibly supportive community holds a special place in my heart. I have an undergraduate degree in Human …

Marisa Casey

REGIONAL HEALTH EDUCATOR

I am a native of Windsor, Ontario and hold degrees in Developmental Psychology and Education from the University of Windsor. I decided to continue my education…

Alexis Sauls Ramos

EATING DISORDER PREVENTION SPECIALIST, WEST REGION LEAD

Originally from Mississauga, I have called Windsor home since 2015. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts honors degree in Psych…

Nazia Bhatti

EATING DISORDER PREVENTION SPECIALIST, LONDON REGION

I was born and raised in London, ON, where I graduated with a Bachelor of Health Sciences Honours degree at Western University….

Lucy Irvine

EATING DISORDER PREVENTION SPECIALIST, NIAGARA REGION

I was born in Sofia, Bulgaria and primarily grew up in Niagara Falls. I graduated with distinction from Toronto Metropolitan University in …

Lauren Martin

EATING DISORDER PREVENTION SPECIALIST, HAMILTON REGION

Originally from Brampton, I now happily live in Hamilton, ON with my partner, Alannah, our many plants and our ever-growing (animal)…

Amanda Armstrong

EATING DISORDER PREVENTION SPECIALIST, K-W, GUELPH REGION

Originally born and raised in Norfolk County, as an adult I have had the opportunity to explore and live in a variety of places, and in …

Patrick Kelly

PUBLIC RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS LEAD

Originally from Chatham I have lived in Windsor since 1996. As a graduate of St. Clair College with an Advanced Diploma…

Chandima Weeratunga

CONTROLLER

I am a graduate from St. Clair College in Business Administration-Accounting and the University of Windsor with a degree in Business Management.

Laura Larsh

MEDICAL SECRETARY

I was born and raised in Windsor Ontario. I am a graduate from St. Clair College in Medical Office Administration. I have enjoyed working in the medical …

BANA is pleased to offer the public access to our most recent Audited Financial Statements and Annual Reports.

BANA is pleased to offer the public access to our most recent Audited Financial Statements and Annual Reports.

FINANCIALS

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In partnership with Windsor Essex Community Health Centre – Teen Health, BANA provides centralized intake for new client inquiries for residents of Windsor and Essex County.

Intake services are provided to all ages, free of charge and will streamline your access to treatment and provide a continuum of care while answering your questions and requests for assistance.

You can contact the Centralized Intake Worker at 1-855-969-5530 or by completing an inquiry form below.