We are here to shine light on adversity and nurture seeds of strength and hope.

We understand that mental wellness is a journey influenced by many factors. There is power in safe community, sharing our stories and trusting our subtle instincts.

Mind Ally is cultivating peer-support networks and building diverse and collaborative learning opportunities informed by research and guided by mental illness survivors.


Julie Jenkins, CPA, CGA

Director, Treasurer

Stittsville, ON

Julie Jenkins received her CPA designation in 2002, while working in the private sector.

For the past 15 years, her focus has been on the Non Profit/Charity Sector, providing senior financial support and training on various accounting software packages, preparing budgets, variance analysis, forecasts, registered charity returns, and internal and external financial reports.

Julie is a long-time friend of Ray Folkins, a proud mom to William (owner/operator of Jenkins Guiding Service), while all are strong advocates/promoters of the environment, clean eating, exercise and enjoying the positive energy/effects of the great outdoors on mental health, particularly in these trying times.

Living in the Ottawa area since the age of 6, Julie enjoys all the seasons Ottawa has to offer to fulfill her gardening, skiing, cycling activities and nature walks with her recently acquired Golden Retriever puppy, Stella.