Wincy is, Manager of Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill, responsible for overseeing the execution of multiple custom projects funded by Metrolinx and the Regional Municipality of York, the delivering of custom sustainable transportation program and effective marketing activities which aims to reduce single occupant vehicle trips and influence commute behavior change. Wincy’s 12 years of customer engagement, strategic planning, project management and program development in SCMRH have prepared her for her current role. Prior to joining SCMRH, Wincy worked at the Markham Board of Trade and was responsible for website management and customer relations. Wincy has worked on public relations for a wide range of large private corporations, public and non-for-profit sectors. Wincy is a member at the City of Markham’s Cycling & Pedestrian Advisory committee, an advisory role on delivery of cycling and pedestrian programs and facilities to promote and enhance cycling and walking in Markham. Wincy holds a B.A, in Philosophy at York University and number of Certifications in Marketing, Business Communications and Project Management through Seneca College and Fundamentals of Supervision and Management from University of Waterloo.
Sonya De Vellis
Senior Program Specialist
Sonya De Vellis is Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill’s Program and Project Specialist. Since joining SCMRH in July 2015, Sonya has used her communications, interpersonal and management skills to create website and social media content, build relationships with workplace ambassadors, and lead projects that aim to reduce single-occupant vehicle travel within Markham and Richmond Hill. Sonya has a Bachelors degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Toronto and a Master of Arts degree in Planning from the University of Waterloo. She has worked on research projects, outreach initiatives and event management in the fields of environmental conservation, sustainable energy, solid waste diversion and active transportation. Sonya has always been interested in the complexities of urban environments, and enjoys experiencing new and familiar areas by bike, or on foot!
Calvin holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies, Honours Planning – Urban Design Specialization degree from the University of Waterloo. He is a proud team member of Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill and has been an avid carpooler since May 2016. As the Program Specialist, Calvin is responsible for delivering program services to Smart Commute workplaces such as the workplace travel survey, Smart Commute Online Tool, Carpool Parking Pass Program and Emergency Ride Home. With his data analysis, researching and interpersonal skills, Calvin has led projects aiming to increase transit usage in the workplace and developing project reports detailing recommendations and next steps. He enjoys building relationships with workplace ambassadors, helping them to create a successful Smart Commute Workplace Program and reach their workplace sustainability goals. It’s always easy and very tempting to drive alone in a car, but there’s smarter options out there and Calvin is here to help you explore your options!