Britta Martini-Miles has been Executive Director of the Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children, http://www.grievingchildrenlighthouse.org/, in Oakville since November 2011. A German national, she completed her undergraduate degree in her home country, followed by a MA in International Relations at Penn State in 1989. After many years of international assignments in Europe, the US, and South Africa she, her husband, and their three grown children settled in Oakville, Ontario, in 2005. She immersed herself in the local community as a volunteer and as executive director for local not-for-profits. She has a track record in fundraising, marketing, not-for-profit management and organizational development. She’s delighted to be able to lead the Lighthouse to become a highly recognized and respected grief resource and support center for Halton and Peel.