London and Area

Who We Are

POC London Chapter

The London and Area Chapter covers the largest demographic area in southwestern Ontario. Encompassing London and Chatham, it includes Windsor and Sarnia to the West and goes north to Seaforth, Kincardine and the Huron Shores and reaching Woodstock to the East. Our chapter includes the counties in southwestern Ontario of Bruce, Middlesex, Perth, Essex, Elgin, Huron, Grey and Oxford.

Our POC chapter meetings brings together like-minds to discuss the many facets of the organizing profession. POC London and Area members focus on a variety of specialized areas including event planning, senior moves & downsizing, family, residential, SOHO (small office, home office), time management, and corporate organizing. Many of our organizers offer public speaking and seminars on how to become better organized. Find a professional organizer in London and the surrounding counties in southwestern Ontario.

Volunteering in the Community

We are very proud to work with non-profit community organizations during our Community Awareness Events. Over the years we have helped organize or raise funds for the following non-profit organizations:

  • The Canadian Red Cross
  • Hospice of London
  • The Alzheimer's Society
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Big Give projects
  • Braz for the Cause
  • Merrymount Family Support and Crisis Centre
  • Sari - Therapeutic Riding
  • S.W.I.M. – Single Women in Motherhood
  • Goderich Women’s Shelter
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • ANOVA

We will continue to give back to our various communities to help raise awareness of our profession and the benefits that professional organizing can bring to individuals, families and organizations.

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London and Area Strategic Plan

Through our monthly meetings, we work together to support our members and their businesses by focusing our energies on our chapter Strategic Plan which supports the London and Area Chapter goals.

Member Goals: Provide continuous educational support to members by networking, sharing resources and mentoring. Whether attending our Annual National POC Conference, chapter monthly meetings, enrolling in teleclasses or job shadowing we strive to support each individual chapter member.

Chapter Goals: Develop a marketing plan within our budget with the objective to unite our chapter and grow our businesses. Goal targets include public communication through our webpage, holding satellite chapter meetings throughout southwestern Ontario and involvement in tradeshows, seminars and networking events.

Community Goals: Promote Professional Organizers in Canada by heightening awareness through media exposure and giving back to the community. We hope to educate the public by attending charity events and participating in annual organizing events in our communities.

Chapter Meetings

Our meetings are held at the Jalna Library (1119 Jalna Blvd, London ON), on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

There are no meetings in July, August or December.

Meetings are free to POC members and a $20 meeting fee is charged to guests. Guests are welcome to attend two meetings before to joining.

Chapter Contact

Geraldina Meriano: londonarea@organizersincanada.com

Chapter Executive

  • Chair: Geraldina Meriano
  • Vice-Chair: Cheryl Dancey
  • Treasurer: Tanja Bleyert
  • Secretary & Social Media Manager: Adeilah Dahlke

Chapter Events