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HENRY BLASIAK: Seventeen years of demonstrated management experience in Bombardier Aerospace. A team builder and motivator, enjoys a proven track record in establishing outstanding work environments and negotiating positive business relations.  Current Board Chair for Habitat for Humanity Seaway Valley.

JULIE BLOUIN: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences from the University of Ottawa, motivational speaker and translator.  Over 16 years of experience selling building materials as well as experience managing a product line for Eastern Canada. Past experience volunteering with the Ottawa Police Service and past Chair of the Family Services Committee for Habitat for Humanity Seaway Valley, past volunteer liaison with Habitat partner families as well as a volunteer with the United Counties Science Fair.

DONNA BEAUDETTE: Formerly of Domtar, SCM/Walmart Logistics and Olymel Inc. More than 20 years of experience in safety and human resources. Expertise in training and development, hazard analysis and creating safe environments. Currently sitting on Safety Committee for Habitat for Humanity Seaway Valley.

PAUL (BUCK) BUCHANAN: Retired school teacher and part-time ambulance technician. Volunteered internationally with Habitat for Humanity in Honduras, El Salvador and Bulgaria. Held executive positions with the Ormstown Lions Club and the RCAF Association in Cornwall.

SYLVIE CYR: Currently with The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation in the Legal Department.  Formerly Payroll Officer, Pension & Benefits, Human Resources over a span of 25 years.  Holds a certificate in Business Management and PCP Designation. Currently the Secretary for Habitat for Humanity Seaway Valley.

RICHARD LAUZON: Bio coming soon.

BRYAN McGILLIS: Mayor of South Stormont 2006–14. Ontario Provincial Police Board. Raisin River Conservation Board. Planning Committee for South Stormont. Cornwall and SD&G Liaison Committee for Land Ambulance, Senior Citizen Homes and Social Assistance. Long-time supporter of Habitat for Humanity Seaway Valley.

KASEY MASSON: Worked for Victims/Witness Assistance Program, records management for Parks Canada. Coordinator of University of Guelph hunger relief program and comprehensive orientation program with hundreds of events during Orientation Week. Formerly a volunteer and then supervisor in the Habitat for Humanity Seaway Valley ReStore in Bonville. Currently sits on the ReStore Relocation Committee.

ALEX PARADIS: Bio coming soon.

JUSTIN TOWNDALE:Fundraiser for Ontario Liberal Party. Director, Corporate Partnerships, 2015 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo. City Council representative for Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce and for St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Studies. Member of Cornwall City Council, 2014 to present.

SOPHIA TROTTIER:Almost 30 years of experience in human resource management. More than 10 years of experience in business and strategic planning. Advanced skills in business management, finance and accounting, governance and board development, policy development, safety and strategic planning.