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Paolo Galati, Chairperson

Representing ALL schools and centres

  • Resident of Laval
  • Parent of two children who attended 鶹ý schools
  • President of Whammo Music and involved in the entertainment and music business for over 30 years.
  • Concordia University Graduate, Economics and Marketing
  • Founder and first President of the Italian Students Association at Concordia University
  • Chairperson of St-Vincent Elementary School 2008-2014
  • Member of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier Foundation
  • Laval City Councillor 2013-present


Melissa Wall, Ward 3, Vice-Chairperson

Representing Mountainview Elementary, St-Jude Elementary, Lake of Two Mountains High

  • Resident of Saint-Eustache
  • Mother of 3 children: one 鶹ý graduate – two currently in the system
  • Accounting Technician / Administrative assistant
  • Former chair of Laurentia Elementary School’s Governing board
  • Former PPO member of Laurentia Elementary School’s Governing board


Donna Anber, Ward 1

Representing Arundel Elementary, Morin Heights Elementary, Sainte-Agathe Academy, Ste-Adele Elementary, Grenville Elementary

  • Resident of Sainte-Adèle
  • Fluently bilingual in French
  • Graduate of 鶹ý schools in Ward 1
  • Mother of 2 children, 1 graduated and 1 currently attending a 鶹ý school
  • Vanier college graduate in Special Care Counselling
  • UQAM Certificate in Administration
  • From 1986 to 2001; Sectorial manager for SRSOR offering services to people and their families who are intellectually challenged and/or on the autism spectrum
  • From 2001 to present day; Sectorial manager for the CISSS des Laurentides offering services to people and their families who are intellectually challenged and/or on the autism spectrum
  • Governing Board chairperson; Ste-Adèle Elementary 2005-2016
  • Governing Board chairperson; Laurentian Regional High 2016-2020


Desiree Ramacieri, Ward 2

Electoral division no. 2 comprises : Laurentia Elementary, Laurentian Elementary, Laurentian Regional High School and Mountainview High

Stéphane Henley, Ward 4

Electoral division no. 4 comprises : Pierre E. Trudeau Elementary, McCaig Elementary, Rosemere High

 


Bob Pellerin, Ward 5, Alternate Vice-Chairperson

Representing Franklin Hill Elementary, Pinewood Elementary, Rawdon Elementary, Joliette Elementary, Joliette High

  • Resident of Joliette
  • Graduate of Rosemere High School
  • Cert. in Management of Information systems from McGill University
  • Parent of two children who attended 鶹ý schools
  • Governing Board Member and Chairperson, Joliette Elementary 2006 to 2015
  • Governing Board Member and Chairperson, Joliette High 2012 to 2018
  • Parents’ Committee Member 2013 to 2018
  • Volunteer at Heroes for Humanity (Texas) since 2003
  • Author of books, articles and podcasts related to the economy and technology


Barbara Barrasso, Ward 6

Representing Twin Oaks Elementary, Our Lady of Peace Elementary, Terry Fox Elementary, Laval Junior Academy, Laval Senior Academy, Phoenix Alternative


James Di Sano, Ward 7

Representing Crestview Elementary, Hillcrest Academy, Laval Junior Academy, Laval Senior Academy, Phoenix Alternative

  • Laval Resident
  • Laurier Senior High School Graduate
  • Honor roll student
  • Student Council President
  • Governing Board Member (2013-2014)
  • Dawson College Graduate Commerce
  • Founder of the Dawson Italian Students Association
  • Secretary-General of the National Congress of Italian Canadians
  • Working in the field of Retail/Personal Banking
  • Dedicated to my community
  • Volunteering with local organizations
  • Organizing major local events, to benefit foundations
  • Implicated and volunteering in 鶹ý schools
  • Assisted in Federal, Provincial and Municipal campaigns
  • Recipient of the Exceptional Citizen of Canada Award
  • Youth advocate


Vincent Cammisano, Ward 8

Representing John F. Kennedy Elementary, Souvenir Elementary, Laval Junior Academy, Laval Senior Academy, Phoenix Alternative


Anick Brunet, Ward 9

Representing Jules Verne Elementary, Genesis Elementary, St-Vincent Elementary, St-Paul Elementary, Laval Junior Academy, Laval Senior Academy, Phoenix Alternative

  • Resident of Laval
  • Mother of two children currently attending 鶹ý schools
  • Home and School member for Genesis Elementary, Co-Chairperson of the fundraising committee
  • Over the past 10 years, I have been actively involved in our community and in school projects.
  • Université du Québec à Montréal Bachelor’s in Marketing Graduate in 2000
  • Over 15 years of experience in Procurement, I had the responsibility to oversee and audit processes and activities to ensure that the purchase of goods and services met quality standards.
  • The position entailed administering multi-million-dollar budgets for purchasing and contract negotiations as well as positioning vendor rankings.
  • Green Belt certification by Honeywell
  • Member of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier Foundation
  • 2017 I returned to school at night and received a Real Estate Certification after nine months of schooling.


Tara Anderson, Elementary Parent Commissioner

Representing Elementary Schools Parents

  • Resident of Saint-Jérôme
  • Mother of two children who attend 鶹ý schools
  • Ste-Agathe Academy Graduate
  • John Abbott College Graduate
  • Specialization Human Environment & Minor Sociology – Concordia University
  • Major Political Science & Elective Marketing – Concordia University
  • Early Childhood 鶹ý – Champlain College
  • Governing Board Member at Laurentia Elementary School – Parent Committee Delegate (2017 to present), Secretary (2017 to 2019), Vice-Chair (2018 to present)
  • Laurentia Elementary PPO member (2018 to present)
  • Sir Wilfrid Laurier Parents’ Committee (2017 to present)
  • Director at English Parents’ Committee Association of Quebec (2017 to 2019)
  • Preschool Educator


Chloée Alary, Secondary Parent Commissioner

Representing Secondary Schools Parents

  • Resident of Sainte-Adèle
  • Fluently trilingual (English/French/German)
  • Mother of two children attending 鶹ý schools
  • Ste-Adèle Elementary School Graduate
  • Ste-Agathe Academy Graduate
  • Dawson College Graduate (DEC in Social Sciences)
  • DEC in Social, 鶹ýal and Legal Services (Germany)
  • Governing Board Member at Sainte-Adèle Elementary School (2017 to 2023, Chair school year 2022-2023), Parent Committee Delegate (2020 to 2023)
  • Governing Board Member at Laurentian Regional High School (2021 to present), Parent Committee Delegate (2022 to present), Vice-Chair (2022 to present)
  • Sir Wilfrid Laurier Parents’ Committee (2020 to present)
  • PPO member at Sainte-Adèle Elementary School (2015 to 2023)

Elena Ferrato, Special Needs Students, Parent Commissioner

Representing parents of students with special needs (SEAC)