Board of Directors

Brian Hunt
Board Commencement: 2015
2015- Present: Partner, McDougall Hunt Insurance Brokers o/b McDougall Insurance Brokers Limited.
2010 – 2015: Partner/Vice-President: Hunt Commercial Insurance o/b Upper Canada Commercial Insurance Group Inc.
1983-2010: Partner/vice-President: Hunt Insurance Brokers Ltd.
Approx. 1990 – 1999: Director/Vice President: Cornwall Chamber of Commerce.
Approx. 1995-2000: Director: Insurance Brokers Association of SD&G.
Dianne Nixon
Board Commencement: 2007
Branch Manager, Royal Bank 300 Pitt Street Cornwall
28 years with RBC
Community Involvement:

  • Laurencrest Youth Services Inc.
  • Tri-County Literacy
  • Parent Council St Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School (Secretary)
  • Lead for Community Involvement with RBC (Cornwall Hospice, River Institute, and several days of service grants)
  • Previous Board for Cornwall Minor Football, Cornwall Minor Lacrosse, Cornwall Minor Hockey
Shawn Maloney
Board Commencement: 1998
Employment: Owner/Operator of Miller Hughes Ford Lincoln for 30 years. Staff of 35 people managing relationships with staff, customers, banks, finance companies and manufactures.

Previous Board Member of Victorian Order of Nurse’s, and held many positions on the Stormont Yacht Club board of Directors & Commodore (nonprofit).

Supporter of non-profit = St. Lawrence River Institute (where my wife Pam is employed – also nonprofit).

Tom Irwin
Board Commencement: 1995
Owner / Operator Adventure Tours
Certified (MTO) Snowmobile Instructor (present)
Former member of the Cornwall Kiwanis Club
Head instructor of the Gartree Park Motocross School (1978 to 1999)
Promoter Gartree Park Motocross Facility (1981 to 1999)
Elizabeth (Bette) Miller
Board Commencement: 1992
Career: Educator (public secondary system)
Any previous or current experience with other non-profit organizations – Facilitated Rural organizations (Women’s Institutes and 4-H) in western Ontario
Any other involvement in community initiatives, committees, service clubs etc. – Rotary District 7040; Rotary Club of Cornwall Sunrise; the now defunct Cornwall Lilac Festival; Youth Justice Committee of S.D.&G.
Brian Johnston
Board Commencement: 2005
Career: Started Upper Canada Mortgage in 1991. Became the first mortgage brokerage to open an office in Cornwall. Became licensed to provide financial advice with respect to Mutual funds in 1997 through a non-related Professional Investment firm.
Past Community Director of Cornwall Sunrise Rotary Club
Alternative Measures Committee member from 1993-1999
Youth Justice Committee Volunteer from 1999 to present.
Past Financial Committee member of the United Way
Past Founding member of the Cancer Society golf tournament committee
Committee member of the Children’s Treatment Centre Charity Dinner
Past Committee member of Sunrise Rotary Club Golf Tournament
Past member of the MS Society golf tournament
Steve Guindon
Board Commencement: 2016
Career: Educator (public secondary system)
Career: Self-employed Speedline Communications, business owner O2 To Go Dive Centre
Any previous or current experience with other non-profit organizations: Active member Seaway Valley Divers
Chairperson on community fundraiser: Member Ducks Unlimited
Any other involvement in community initiatives: Raisin River Institute river cleanup
Service clubs etc: Director Cornwall Lions Club
Randy Houle
Board Commencement: 2016
Worked in the automotive industry (family business) as an owner operator for the past 27 years in the petroleum, car wash, automotive service, sales and rentals.
Past member of the Cornwall sunrise rotary club, current volunteer member for the past 10 years of the Youth Justice Committee, current executive member of the Cornwall minor lacrosse association.
Paul Marleau
Board Commencement: 2009
Career: Owner of Marleau Mechanical Ltd.
Any previous or current experience with other non-profit organizations:

  • Past Treasurer of Seaway Rapids AA Minor Hockey
  • Volunteer Coach for Competitive Hockey and Lacrosse
Dan Bergeron
Board Commencement: 2008
Dan Bergeron is the President and CEO of SigmaPoint and directs a team of highly motivated key executives towards a unified goal. Over the past 17 years Dan has created a company where employees are valued, encouraged to make mistakes and apply lessons learned to continually improve. This culture combined with Dan’s passion to build the best Electronic Manufacturing Service (EMS) provider company is a game changer in this industry. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the fields of SMT manufacturing, concurrent engineering, design for manufacturing, and RF assembly. Dan graduated from St Lawrence College in Micro Computer Engineering.

Any previous or current experience with other non-profit organizations: CRO, YPO

Any other involvement in community initiatives, committees, service clubs etc…: Hospice, Dragon Boat, Heart and Stroke Big Bike, Agape, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Baldwin House, Canadian Cancer Society.

James Pollock, CPA, CA
Board Commencement: 2010
Career: Obtained CA in 2001 and became partner with Craig Keen Despatie Markell LLP in 2005. Have twenty years of public accounting, audit and tax experience with various not-for-profit organizations, municipalities, individuals and commercial enterprises.

Previous/Current Experience: Current President of the S.D.&G CPA Ontario Association. Public accounting experience with not-for-profit organizations funded by MCSS.

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