Cambrian College welcomes new members to its Board of Governors

Posted on Friday October 26, 2018

SUDBURY – A current corporate president, a former college president, and a health care executive are among the new members of Cambrian College’s Board of Governors.

The new members were introduced at this week’s Board meeting, held at Cambrian’s Barrydowne campus.  Three of the new members are Cambrian alumni.

The six new members are:

  • Yves Dalcourt, (Marketing, 1990) – President, Miele Ltd. (Canada)
  • Maureen McLelland (Nursing, 1986) – Associate Vice President, Health Sciences North
  • Sonia Del Missier – (retired) Vice President Academic, Interim President, Cambrian College
  • Jeff Smith – Executive Vice President, Manitoulin Group of Companies
  • Jason Bubba (Advertising, 1995) – Director of Training and Development, NORCAT
  • Patrick Hall – Student Representative, Cambrian College

The role of the board is to provide Cambrian College with strategic leadership and direction. This includes determining Cambrian’s overall goals and objectives, approving and evaluating the college’s strategic plan, and approving its annual budget.

The Board’s new Executive for this year includes Ron Sarazin (Board Chair, Chair of the Circle for Indigenous Education), Kati McCartney (Vice Chair), Glen Retty (Chair, Audit Committee, Past Chair), and Paul Pedersen (Chair, Governance Committee).

Other members of the board include Cambrian President Bill Best, Nicole Beauparlant, Bruce Bichel, Cheryl Ann Corallo, Daryl Park, and Jessica Valiquette.

“I want to welcome our new members to our Board of Directors,” says Board Chair Ron Sarazin. “Each of our new governors brings dynamic experience, insight and a unique perspective, covering everything from student affairs to business to public service. I am especially delighted that half of our new members are graduates of Cambrian. We’re looking forward to their contributions to the college.”

Cambrian College is northeastern Ontario’s largest college, with more than 80 programs. To learn more about Cambrian, visit 

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Cambrian College is northeastern Ontario’s largest college, with over 80 programs.

Cambrian’s main campus is in Sudbury, with satellite centres in Espanola and Little Current. For more information about Cambrian College, visit

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Posted on Thursday October 11, 2018

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