The Chatham-Kent Workforce Planning board is made up of  representatives of the various sectors of the economy in Chatham-Kent as well as post-secondary education.

Board Members

Municipal Council

Darren Canniff, Mayor, Municipality of Chatham-Kent


JJ Davis, O&M Manager – Ontario and West Coast, Kruger Energy


Mike Byrne, National Representative, Unifor


Rick Bodnaruk, Owner, Duchess of Wellington

Local Post Secondary Training Institutions

Mark Benoit, Chair School of Academic Studies, St. Clair College

Community Services/Representatives

Ralph Roels, Chatham-Kent Accessibility Committee

Information Exchange

Katie Zimmer-Vilaranda, Founder, Position One SEO

Health Care

Ron Coristine, Executive Director, Community Living CK


Chris June, BMO

Chamber of Commerce Representation

Cecily Coppola, Chair, Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce



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