Board of Directors

Mitch Speigel
Mitch Speigel
Chair, Board of Directors
Mitch Speigel was born and raised in Sudbury. After receiving his B Comm from the University of Toronto, he returned to Sudbury to work in
Jim Spencer
Jim Spencer
Vice Chair, Board of Directors
Jim Spencer is retired from Cambrian College after a 34 year career as a faculty member and as the Coordinator of the International Business program. He
John Van de Rydt
John Van de Rydt
Treasurer, Board of Directors
John is a Chartered Professional Accountant, a Certified Human Resources Professional, and a Registered Retirement Consultant, and a graduate from the University of Western Ontario.
Carmen Simmons
Carmen Simmons
Secretary, Board of Directors
Carmen recently retired from the Sudbury Community Foundation. She was the founding President and Executive Director of the organization. She was also a Professor at
Paddy Buchanan
Paddy Buchanan
Board of Directors
Paddy has been an active member of the Sudbury business community in her capacity as a professional accountant. She was a self employed project manager
Doug Chase
Doug Chase
Board of Directors
Doug Chase has been married for 60 years, has 4 children, 11 grand children and 9 great grand children. He was previously employed with National
Margaret “Pegi” Dahm
Margaret “Pegi” Dahm
Board of Directors
Pegi brings to the Board her experience as a Certified Fitness Instructor through the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging and University of Western Ontario.
Gerry Labelle
Gerry Labelle
Board of Directors
Gerry lives in Azilda with his wife Mercedaz Quinlan. Gerry has been very involved in the community and he believes that citizenship is a responsibility
Sandra Mews
Sandra Mews
Board of Directors
Sandra is the owner of Sandra Mews and Associates. She provides comprehensive financial planning to her established clients who have complex estate and tax planning
Birgit Pianosi
Birgit Pianosi
Board of Directors
Dr. Birgit Pianosi is an Associate Professor and the past chair of the Gerontology Department at Huntington/Laurentian University (2006-2014). She holds a Ph.D. in Psycho-Gerontology
John Querney
John Querney
Board of Directors
John has owned a couple of businesses (Muirheads Basics and Querney's Office Plus) and has relevant experience in running a business. Over the past 40
Bill Rolston
Bill Rolston
Board of Directors
Bill Rolston was born on Manitoulin Island in 1935. After completing high school at Upper Canada College he attended the University of Toronto, the University