CLM Board Members
T - 705 377 7943
Pam was raised on Manitoulin Island. Joined the Board in 2016 and became President in September 2018
Pam has a varied skill set from a background of many years in accommodation management. She worked in the Alberta oilfields as a site manager in charge of large accommodation site, in charge of large workforce, budgeting multi-million operations, co-ordinated several accommodation sites, worked on road development and maintenance, developed and established security program, a satellite medical facility and fire department, risk mitigation planning, maintained focus on Health and Safety, developed Incident Command Team for the site, liaised with several large oil companies for safety, accommodation and area synergies.
T - 705-377-5208
Transport Industry Pricing Analyst
Spencer joined the board in 2015 and was previously the Vice President. Spencer took over the role of President in 2016. Originally from London Ontario, Spencer has lived on Manitoulin Island since 2014. Spencer’s background consists of a Political Science degree as well as time spent working in the legal field in Ottawa. His hobbies consist of skiing, watersports and anything outdoors. He also runs a home décor store/sport rental business located in Mindemoya with his wife and sister/brother in law.
T – 705-377-5030
Retired - Finance
Ron has been a Board member with CLM for multiple years. His career working at financial institutions has given him the experience and knowledge to be an effective Treasure. Ron is a valuable member to the Board and during his time has seen numerous improvements to both the Board and CLM as a whole.
T – 705-377-6619
Sharon was born on the East coast, raised in Toronto, moved to Manitoulin in 1975. Taught in elementary school for 35 years (Toronto, London, Barrie, Manitoulin) and supplied for eight years after retiring. After retiring from teaching, Sharon worked as a monitor with Supervised Access for eight years and then as the program coordinator for six years. Sharon and her husband have three married children and six grandchildren none of whom live close by. Over the years Sharon volunteered for different groups some of which were: work related, our children’s activities, Palliative Care, Victim Services, church bookkeeper, Community Living and ESL. Some of the hobbies Sharon has enjoyed are being outdoors, sports like golf and curling, painting, attending theatre, Red Hats, gardening, and she has had horses for 40 years.
T – 705-377-4758
Sam has been an active member of the volunteer community on Manitoulin Island for over 50 years. He has been involved in several non-profit committees and Boards. Sam came to Manitoulin as a teacher and became a successful businessman, as well. Sam is a dedicated family man who gives back to his community. Since 2014, Sam brings many talents and skills to the Board and he became the Vice President in 2017.
T – 705-377-4513
Terry has been a CLM Board member since 2015. She has lived full-time on the Island for the last 5 years. Terry is a Registered Nurse with many years of experience as a Manager in an acute care setting. Terry brings to the Board a health care perspective as well as experience in quality improvement.
T - 613-851-6444
Built and Cultural Heritage Resource Consultant
Crystal is a recent transplant to Manitoulin, although she does boast Northern Roots, having been raised in the Sault and along the shores of Lake Agnew. She has finally (and joyfully!) returned to Northern Ontario after a career in Heritage Conservation in Ottawa, where she oversaw the move and adaptive reuse of the Horticulture Building at Lansdowne Park from 2012-2015 after which she returned to her alma mater, The School of Restoration Arts at Willowbank in Niagara-On-The-Lake, where she was the Executive Director. Crystal brings an educational background in Humanities, Theology and Conservation, and experience in the not-for-profit sectors of conservation, education and arts management. Crystal is also currently the Treasurer for the Board of Directors of Thinking Rock Community Arts in Algoma and has joined the Child Poverty Task Force as part of the Central Manitoulin Community Garden, as well as the Little Current Hospital Auxiliary. When not on the Island, Crystal can be found on the other side of the North Channel enjoying the outdoors at her camp in Algoma Mills.
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Thanks to those individuals who submitted their comments during the amending process.
Board Members Wanted
Community Living Manitoulin is seeking caring members of our community who would like to become part of our progressive Board.
Our mission is that all persons live in a state of dignity, share in all elements of living in the community and have the opportunity to participate effectively.
If this sparks an interest, we encourage you to consider a volunteer position on our Board.
To get involved or for more information, please contact:
Tammie Molenaar – Executive Director at 705-377-6699 ex 204