Our Board

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Our Board

Lila Romanko, Chair

Company:
BMO
Term:
2018-2024
Region:
South Glengarry
Sector:
Business, Finance, Banking
Education:

Training and Certification Program for Small Business Counselors, BMO Bank of Montreal-Continuous Learning-Internal Accreditations achieved

Current Occupation:
Bank Manager
Community Interests & Professional Affiliations:
Glengarry LED Nurse Practitioner Clinic

Sean Helmkay, Vice-Chair

Company:
Bombardier Aerospace
Term:
2016-2022
Region:
South Glengarry
Sector:
Accounting, Finance, High tech, Service, Manufacturing, Project Management
Education:

BA (Political Science), BSc (Physics), MBA

Current Occupation:
Director
Community Interests & Professional Affiliations:
Glengarry Soccer, Glengarry Highland Games, Delta Mu Delta lifetime member

Louis Savard, Secretary-Treasurer

Company:
City of Cornwall
Term:
2020-2026
Region:
South Stormont & Cornwall
Sector:
Environment, Innovation, NFP, Municipal, IT, Project Management
Education:

SLC – Diploma, Electronics Engineering, SLC – Diploma, Environmental Technician, SPROTT School of Business, Masters Certificate in Project Management Project Management Institute, PMP Designation

Current Occupation:
Manager, Technology and Innovation
Community Interests & Professional Affiliations:
Juanita Courville Softball League, Slo-Pitch for Autism - Team Manager, Ontario Association of Engineering Technicians and Technologists - Eastern Region Councillor

Patricia Remillard, Member at Large

Company:
University of Guelph Kemptville Campus
Term:
2016-2022
Region:
South Dundas
Sector:
Post Secondary Education, Not for Profit, Financial Services
Education:

Sprott School of Business – Masters Certifcate in Public Mangement, Business Administration and Management, General. Certificate in Leadership, Business Administration and Management, General Masters of Business Administration, Business Administration and Management, General

Current Occupation:
Interim Director
Community Interests & Professional Affiliations:
Kemptville College Foundation, Seaway Valley Singers, Upper Canada Playhouse

Garrett VanderBurg, Member at Large

Company:
Owner-Operator-Sharp V MFG, Owner Operator- Pietersma Tinworks
Term:
2019-2025
Region:
South Glengarry and Cornwall
Sector:
Manufacturing, Entrepreneurship, Agriculture, Trades
Education:

Red Seal Trade Certification-Machinist Tool Making-Machinist Diploma, Algonquin College

Current Occupation:
Owner-Operator

Tim Mills, Member at Large

Company:
South Glengarry
Term:
2019-2025
Region:
South Glengarry, Cornwall
Sector:
Education, Municipal
Education:

Executive Certificate in Municipal Management, BA, Bed, MSc, Executive Leadership & Executive Program Certificate (Rotman School of Business)

Current Occupation:
CAO
Community Interests & Professional Affiliations:
St. Lawrence River Institute, Beyond 21

Jason Lazore, Member at Large

Company:
Akwesasne Career & Employment Support Services
Term:
2021-2027
Region:
Akwesasne
Sector:
Business, Labour Relations, Benefits Administration
Education:

Diploma, Human Resources, St. Lawrence College

Current Occupation:
Partnership Development Officer
Community Interests & Professional Affiliations:
Akwesasne Community Fund, Akwesasne Recreation Committee

Stephanie Nesbitt, Member at Large

Company:
Adams, Sherwood, Swabey & Follon
Term:
2021-2026
Region:
South Stormont, Cornwall
Sector:
Legal
Education:

Bachelor of Commerce – Queen’s University; Juris Doctor – University of Toronto

Current Occupation:
Lawyer
Community Interests & Professional Affiliations:
Law Society of Ontario; Seaway Valley Theatre Company; Cornwall Community Hospital Foundation

Zachary Dorland, Member at Large

Company:
SDG Counties
Term:
2021-2027
Region:
South Stormont, Cornwall
Sector:
Business, Logistics, Health & Safety
Education:

Honours Bachelor of Arts, History/Law – Carleton University, Master of Business Administration – Sprott School of Business, Carleton University

Current Occupation:
Contract, Planning Department
Community Interests & Professional Affiliations:
Toastmasters International, Agape Community Garden Project, Carleton University Alumni Association (CUAA)

Christina Russell, Member at Large

Company:
Welch LLP Cornwall
Term:
2017-2023
Region:
South Stormont, Cornwall
Sector:
Accounting, Finance, Business, Fundraising, Project Management
Education:

CPA/CA
Bachelor of Commerce – Athabasca University, Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics – Queen’s University, Advanced Diploma, Business Administrative Accounting – St, Lawrence College

Current Occupation:
Manager
Community Interests & Professional Affiliations:
OSPCA Animal Centre for SD&G, Fundraiser; St. Lawrence College, Business Program Advisory Committee; Williamstown Fair, Director for the Home and Garden Division
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