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Melissa was born and raised in Toronto, moving to the South Shore of Montreal in 2007. She completed her Bachelor of Arts with a major in Sociology at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. She has worked in the philanthropic sector for over 10 years, currently at a Montreal-based foundation that supports those most vulnerable.…

Director

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Secretary

Ardèle Warr (Secretary) is a retired high school teacher and union activist. She was raised in Montreal, the Maritimes and here on the South Shore. Ardèle has worked for most of her career on the South Shore. Now, in retirement, she is looking forward to adding MEPEC and its work on behalf of the English-speaking…

Outreach Coordinator
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Deborah Humphrey is a Bilingual Professional who offers a strong expertise in community outreach as she occupied this function in the private sector for Chartwell retirement residences for more than 10 years.  Known in the retirement sector as a knowledgeable speaker, Deborah is also persuasive and self motivated and has an expertise in networking and…

Executive Director
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Karoll-Ann Carrier has a graduate diploma in History from Laval University. She has cumulated experience in many sectors: researched, writing, accounting, management, administration and marketing. She is involved in the History Society of the Seigneurie de Chambly, where she develops historical educational brochures for youth with the Histoire-Jeunesse team.

Project Coordinator
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Rebecca Klapwyk has experience supporting minority communities in western Canada, implementing children’s health promotion program. She has also delivered early childhood professional development opportunities and facilitated family experiences related to healthy eating and physical literacy.  As a volunteer she supported endeavors that increase the access to nature and adventurous play in the early years.  Rebecca…

Treasurer

Kris Klove (Treasurer) is a very involved person in her community. She is currently on the Executive Committee of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 121 in Otterburn Park, the treasurer at MEPEC and she attends meetings at the Woman’s Participation Group. She was also asked to work on the Poppy Campaign as well as the…

Vice-President

Paul Mitchell (Vice-President) holds a New Zealand Justice of the Peace warrant and has served in the New Zealand Armed Forces as well as the Military Police. He then went on to become a civilian Police Officer and attaché to the Minister of Police in New Zealand. After leaving this service, he then owned and…

Office Manager
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Debbie Hanney retired from Information Technology (IT) after a 42-year career with Sun Life Financial. She held many positions both in Administration and then in the IT department.  She participated in many high-profile projects while at Sun Life and held many roles within IT. Her interpersonal skills along with her strong planning and organizing abilities…