The Children’s Aid Society of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (SDG) is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who share a commitment to the well-being of children and families.

The Board consists of a maximum of 10 members with a variety of backgrounds.

The Board of Directors meets at 11:45 a.m. on the first Wednesday of every month, except during the summer.

Members of the Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Jeanette Despatie

Chair, Board of Directors
President and Chief Executive Officer, Cornwall Community Hospital
Board member since 2009

Stéphane Bissonnette

Chair, Administrative Services Committee
Chief Financial Officer, Great Lakes Pilotage Authority
Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA)
Board member since 2014

Benoit Veilleux

Vice Chair, Board of Directors
Chair, Quality Assurance Committee
Registered Social Worker (R.S.W.)
Professor, Social Work Department, St. Lawrence College
Board member since 2011

Elizabeth MacLennan

Chair, Governance Committee
Retired Senior Counsel, Children’s Aid Society of SDG
Board member since 2015


Alice Wilson-Haramis

Human Resource Professional
Board member since 2012

Paul Bellefeuille

Retired teacher/principal
Board member since 2017

Scott Coulter

Sergeant, Cornwall Community Police Service
Board member since 2012

Ginette Ferguson

Senior Director, Emergency Dept. & Operating Room, Cornwall Community Hospital
Board member since 2016

Ian Murphy

Partner, CKDM LLP
Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA)
Board member since 2014

Ella Fuller

Preventive/Foster Care Program Manager, St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Department of Social Services
Board member since 2016

All of our Board members:

  • Live or work in the SDG area;
  • Are current Society members;
  • Have an interest in children and child welfare;
  • Support the mission, vision and values of the Society;
  • Are interested in advocating for the needs of children.

Management Team

Our team works in collaboration to bring community families, children and youth the highest quality service. We pride ourselves on service excellence and seek to do better every day! Feel free to contact us directly with your comments, compliments or concerns.

Give us a call at 613-933-2292 or toll-free 1-866-939-9915 or send us an email.

Executive Director

Rachel Daigneault

Executive Director
Extension: 5208

Senior Managers

Angela Arcuri

Director of Service
Extension: 7463

Julie Clément

Director of Human Resources
Extension: 5304

Kimberly Gill

Director of Service
Extension: 2549

Melodie LeMoeligou

Director of Finance
Extension: 5206

Nathalie Fouquette

Director of Quality Improvement and Information Services
Extension: 5207

Family Centered Supervisors

Theresa Vinokuroff

Supervisor, Assessment 1
Extension: 7559

Brigitte Clément

Supervisor, Ongoing - Adolescent
Extension: 7468

Kimly Thivierge

Supervisor, Ongoing - Family Violence
Extension: 5305

Marie-Josée Ménard

Supervisor, Assessment 2
Extension: 7457

Jaime Loucks

Supervisor, Generic CFW
Extension: 7299

Carole Despatie

Supervisor, Ongoing - French Language Services
Extension: 5303

Françoise Crosby

Supervisor, Assessment 3
Extension: 5204

Kimberly Tran

Supervisor, Ongoing - Early Years
Extension: 2941

Natalie Roy

Supervisor, Intake
Extension: 2987

Permanency Supervisors

Rhonda Van Allen

Supervisor, Under 15 - Team 1
Extension: 7461

Cynthia McLeod

Supervisor, Over 15 - Team 1
Extension: 2973

Sue Billard

Supervisor, Assessment & Connections
Extension: 5301

Chantal Prieur

Supervisor, Under 15 - Team 2
Extension: 2539

Dawn Smits

Supervisor, Over 15 - Team 2
Extension: 7444

Quality Improvement and Information Services

Michel Legendre

Quality Improvement and Information Services Manager
Extension: 5300