Kris is a lawyer at Bonn Law who has been advocating for the rights and well-being of injured victims and their families for over 20 years. He is the current president of the Brain Injury Association Quinte District, a past member of the Rotary Club of Trenton, and a long-time supporter of the Belleville General Hospital, Trenton Memorial Hospital, The Children’s Foundation, and the Children’s Safety Village. In 2019, he ran for 24 hours and raised over $20,000 for the Brain Injury Association. He is also a pioneer for children’s safety in the region and has given out hundreds of free bike helmets to kids in need.
Cassandra is a Marketing Strategist at Quinte Broadcasting with 30 years of experience. Cassandra Bonn moved to the community along with her husband Kris in 2001, and since then has been actively involved in various initiatives and events that benefit the community. Cassandra has volunteered her time and resources to many local organizations including the Belleville General Hospital, Trenton Memorial Hospital, Pathways to Independence, Cancer Society, Quinte Arts Council, National Air Force Museum, Festival of Trees, and YMCA Strong Kids.
Kris and Cassandra also helped raise significant funds for therapy equipment and an outdoor playground for the local Children’s Treatment Centre supporting children with physical disabilities at Belleville General Hospital. They were inspired to help as their own son Fraser is diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and utilizes the many resources of the Centre. Currently, she is 1st Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of The Children’s Foundation and a member of the Rotary Club of Belleville.
Kris and Cassandra are the proud parents of two adopted children, Grace and Fraser, who share their passion for peace and community service. They believe that peace is not only the absence of violence, but also the presence of harmony, respect, and kindness in our relationships and interactions. They strive to promote peace in their community by supporting causes that empower people, especially children and youth, to overcome challenges and achieve their full potential. The Bonn family are proud members of the YMCA and donors for the new YMCA Centre for Life.