Justice Management, Investigations, & Educational Consultants
PresidentDr. Frank Trovato has taught in the University and College settings since 2003. Before joining the educational field, Dr. Trovato enjoyed a successful policing career retiring as a senior officer with the Toronto Police Service.
Vice PresidentMs. Trovato is a senior administrator at TNT. Her expertise is in developing policy, managing internal policy compliance, government compliance and affairs, company negotiations, building industry partnerships, and overall strategic management at TNT.
Director of Operations & Business SolutionsTheodore (Theo) Parassakis is a highly regarded and efficient leader at TNT. As the Director of business operations, Mr. Parassakis leads a team of highly skilled members who ensure customer service 24/365 to our clients. Additionally, Mr. Parassakis specializes in Police Recruitment and sits on the Ontario Constable Selection System Committee.
Chief InstructorProfessor Howie Page has been with TNT from its inception providing valuable service and advise. Professor Page has taught in College settings since 1999. Prior to joining the educational field, Professor Page enjoyed a distinguished policing career retiring as a senior officer with the Toronto Police Service.
ConsultantJohn Margetson has recently joined the TNT team effective September 01, 2020, after serving as a subject matter expert for the past four years. John Margetson will assume a leadership role at TNT, guiding a very dynamic team and assisting the company is expanding across Canada and the U.S with a specialization in training.
ConsultantMs. Judy Hermann is the project manager for TNT and has extensive experience in both the education and community sectors. Judy has worked with youth in conflict with the law for over 20 years. After graduating from Centennial College Correctional Worker Program in 1991, she began her career with Operation Springboard as a residential front-line counselor, senior counselor (primary worker) and assistant supervisor in various open custody/open detention facilities.
Diversity ConsultantAJ Balasingham teaches Inclusive Leadership Practices at Centennial College. His courses focus on creating inclusive cultures in the contemporary workplace, intersectionality, change management, and cultural intelligence. AJ has served as a Police Constable with the Halton Regional Police Service. He is a PhD Candidate in Social and Cultural Analysis at Concordia University, and holds an MPA specializing in Migration and ethnic Relations from the University of Western Ontario
Training Consultant Detective Sergeant Ted Lioumanis is a 23 year veteran of the Toronto Police Service. He started his career in 1998 working as a front line officer, later promoted to Detective Constable posted in 2007 and assigned to the Organized Crime-Gun and Gang Task Force in Ontario, again promoted to uniform Sergeant in 2009 and in 2010 assigned to Detective Operations in the Major Crime Unit.
Mental Health First Aid SpecialistYvonne’s past experience as a Toronto police officer gives her an unparalleled, real-world perspective as a JES professor and professional training consulting outside the College. Yvonne has served in leadership positions as Coordinator and Faculty member of the Police Foundations program Collège Boréal, a Francophone Community College in Toronto; as well as a Tactical Officer and Trainer at Ontario Power Generation in Pickering protecting the Nuclear Plant.
Government Oversight & AccountabilityHoward Sapers’ experience includes work in the justice, corrections, and political sectors. He currently consults domestically and internationally on oversight, ombudsmanship, and correctional policy and practice. Engagements have included work for provincial, territorial, national governments, human rights organizations, NGOs, and professional associations.
Diversity & InclusionBrooke Chambers is a mental health consultant, speaker, and trainer. Raised in Durham Region, she lives in Whitby, Ontario, Canada. She is the co-founder and President of Bernice Carnegie and Associates Inc., a consulting firm specializing in Black Anti-Racism and Mental Health Promotion and Training.
Diversity & InclusionSuperintendent Keith Merith (Ret) is a talented, multi-dimensional law enforcement professional with a unique blend of police operations, administration, and leadership experience. Well-rounded individual with proven resourcefulness in delivery of day-to-day operations and triaging emergent situations that are inherent in policing.
Diversity & InclusionYvette Blackburn, BA, MA, is an educator, advocate, public speaker, and much sought after diversity consultant in education and government settings. She teaches at the elementary and college levels. Yvette has an extensive background in counseling, equity/diversity, policy and program training, fiscal responsibility, and fiduciary rights.
Indigenous AffairsJoe Elkerton is an Indigenous Torontonian and intergenerational survivor of the Indian Residential School System. Abandoned by his parents and adopted by a white couple, his story of reconnection with his Indigenous identity and its challenges, which led him to life on the streets, is one all too familiar for many Indigenous people in Canada.
Indigenous Affairs ResearcherRebekah Elkerton is an experienced researcher and program developer specializing in Indigenous topics and communities. As an Anishinaabe woman and member of Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, Rebekah has committed herself to support the betterment of Indigenous lives through knowledge sharing projects and community support.
Use of Force InstructorPhil Duncan is a Use of Force Expert/Instructor with over 35 years of Martial Arts expertise. Subject Matter Expert in Plainclothes and Undercover Close Quarter Survival. Fifteen years of Plainclothes and Undercover experience with a total of 23 years of law enforcement experience. Twelve years have included instructing Plainclothes and Undercover officers in Survival tactics and Undercover operations.
Executive AssistantChelsea Gomes is an Executive Assistant at TNT Justice Consultants with 7+ years of administrative experience in office operations. In addition to her Executive Assistant duties at TNT, Chelsea specializes in document and video design.
Bilingual Customer Service Representative a valued member of the TNT team and our bilingual customer service representative. At TNT she performs daily administrative tasks and projects in French, as well as providing service to French speaking applicants.
Customer Service Representative Having graduated from York University and Sir Sandford Fleming College, David brings a skillset spanning creative problem-solving solutions and interpersonal skills to build rapport with people coming from all walks of life.
ConsultantDr. Adam Ellis, PhD was named a 2016 Vanier Scholar in support of his doctoral project “Reconceptualizing Urban Warfare in Canada: Exploring the Relationship between Trauma, PTSD and Gang Violence”.
Senior Policy AdviserDr. Pete Jones is a specialist in implicit bias, intervention evaluation, psychometrics in diversity and inclusion. Dr. Jones was a police officer between 1979 and 2001, and his final three years of service were spent in the Police Research Group in the Research and Statistics Directorate at the UK Home Office.
Senior Policy AdviserProfessor Lang has long been active in a wide variety of professional activities. This includes professional associations such as the Association for Institutional Research (1975-2000), the Operations Planning and Analysis Group (1979-1991), the Center for Research Libraries (1993-1999), and the Ontario Universities Council on Admissions (1998-2005) where he chaired various committees and on the boards.
Senior Policy AdviserThe Honourable Julian Fantino, PC (Queens Privy Council for Canada),COM (Order of Merit of the Police Forces), OOnt (The Order of Ontario), OMRI (Order of Merit of the Italian Republic). Chief Julian Fantino was a prominent, celebrated police executive serving as Chief of London Police Service from 1991 to 1998, Chief of York Regional Police Service from 1998 to 2000, Chief of Toronto Police Service from 2000 to 2005, Commissioner of Emergency Management Ontario from 2005-2006 appointed by Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty Commissioner followed by Ontario Provincial Police from 2006 to 2010.
Senior Policy AdviserAdult Training and Development from the Schulich Executive Education Centre and is a Certified Training Development Professional (CTDP). For the last 15 years, Nitin has designed and taught courses in anthropology, social problems, gender issues, public policy, intercultural communication, and the transformation of work at McMaster University, the University of Toronto, and the University of Guelph-Humber. Nitin has expertise delivering learning for adult professionals in in-person, hybrid and distance formats on topics ranging from gender inclusive leadership, intercultural communication, and collaboration to preparing people for the future of work.
Senior Policy AdviserDr. Terry Coleman has enjoyed a highly successful policing career spanning over 40 years. He worked as Chief of Police for Moose Jaw Police Service from 1997 to 2004, and at the Calgary Police Service after 27+ years as the Inspector-Professional Standards and Director of Human Resources.