Meet Our Executive Members
Marianne Matichuk, President
Marianne has over 30 years of business management, government relations and health and safety experience in several roles including being the first elected female Mayor of the City of Greater Sudbury and Chief Administrative Officer of the Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) at Laurentian University. In her leadership roles as the former CAO of CROSH, Mayor, Health and Safety Manager of the City of Greater Sudbury and Safety Supervisor at Vale, she worked with key partners and developed strategies to implement change that brought large diverse groups of individuals together, resulting in a proactive culture with an exemplary safety performance. Marianne is a business graduate from Cambrian College, holds CRSP, CHSC, COSHE, and Lead Health and Safety Auditor, Certified Nutrition Manager designations, and is workplace specific certified in Manufacturing, Mining, Construction, Healthcare, Municipal, as well as Common Core Mining Surface Operations designation from the Ministry of Colleges, Training and Universities. Her integrity and balanced leadership led her to continue her inspirational work in health and safety as the Principal Consultant of M. Matichuk & Associates. She currently is a Director of Workplace Safety and Prevention Services. In June 2018 she was appointed as a Governor of the Board of Canadian Registered Health and Safety Professionals. In addition to Marianne’s passion for occupational health and safety, she is President of the Business & Professional Women Greater Sudbury, and a board member of the Sudbury Manitoulin Children’s Foundation and Fabio Belli Foundation. For her work, Marianne has received the Leadership Award of Merit from Health and Safety Ontario, Huntington University Award of Merit, BPW Trail Blazers Award and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for her service to Greater Sudbury and to all of Canada.
Being a member of BPW has given me the opportunity to support like minded and strong women in our community by recognizing them for their contributions to making our city a place to live.
Carol Stahl, Immediate Past President
Carol Stahl is a self-employed Management Consultant, specializing in the areas of Bookkeeping, Payroll, HR, and Controllership duties for small to medium-sized businesses. C.A. Stahl & Associates came into existence in 1992 in response to the growing need evidenced by businesses that required a level of expertise at an affordable cost without the necessity of full time services. Clients have included companies in the telecommunications, construction, health, retail, restaurant and real estate sectors. Carol is a graduate of Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School in Sudbury and obtained her Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo. Carol has sat on a number of local boards and is currently the President of BPW Greater Sudbury. Carol has been married for 27 years to her high school sweetheart. She and her husband are very proud parents of two and beaming grandparents of one very precious boy.
BPW has introduced me to so many wonderful people in our community … women and men who are excellent examples of entrepreneurs, activists and advocates for women’s rights. I have also made great friendships with other members of BPW. Involvement on BPW’s Executive board, in varying capacities, has pushed me out of my comfort zone and has allowed me to hone my skills in organizing events, public speaking and leadership.
Anne Salter-Dorland, V.P. Internal Affairs
Anne returned to Sudbury 28 years ago to become the Executive Director of the Sudbury Manitoulin Children’s Foundation (SMCF). SMCF is a registered charitable organization that operates 2 programs and is governed by a Board of Directors. The office is located within the Greater City of Sudbury and has one full time staff, occasional contract staff and volunteers to assist with the preparation and execution of the programs, events and office administration. The charity relies 100% on the generosity of donors and charitable events to operate both programs.
SMCF partners with 50 plus local social agencies and 35 existing camps to ensure that the “Send-A-Kid-To-Camp” program operates effectively. The jurisdiction of Sudbury and Manitoulin is almost 50,000 sq. km – with a population of 200,000 + of which 50,000+ are children. The target market for the Send-A-Kid-To-Camp program is disadvantaged children between the ages of 5– 14 who reside within the Sudbury and Manitoulin districts – over 18,000 children have benefited from this program since it’s initiation in 1984. .
Her position with SMCF includes the operations of the programs, securing the funding, executing the events, reporting to the Board, to cleaning the office and everything in-between. Signature events of the SMCF include the Charity Chairs Auction and the city wide Dress Down for Kids Day and many more small events throughout the year. The Send-A-Kid To Camp program has blossomed through her 28 years with an initial 270 children going to camp to a record of 600 last summer. In 2003, Anne was instrumental in the creation of SMCF’s Bursary Program. The Bursary Program provides financial assistance for crown wards hoping to pursue a post-secondary education. During the 10-year span that the program ran, it awarded almost 100 bursaries totally over $131,000.00
Anne is married to David Dorland and has 2 children. She lives on an equine farm in Wanup. Her passion is horses, dance and fitness. She is an active equine competitor in the discipline of Reining. She is very proud of her provincial and national accomplishments in this discipline. This year placing in the Top 10 in the world in her categories. She also enjoys many different sports, reading, needlepoint and piano. Anne continues to sit on several other boards, and committees.
Joanne LeBreton, CPA, CGA, MBA,
Joanne LeBreton is a graduate of both Cambrian College and Laurentian University and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, as well as a Chartered Professional Accountant’s Designation. Joanne has been with the firm since 1993 and became a partner in 2011. Offering a very approachable and hands-on style of working, Joanne has worked with a variety of clients including, individuals, family-owned businesses, corporations, professionals, not-for-profit organizations, and institutions. Through initiative and sincerity, she has earned her clients’ respect and appreciation with her ability to clearly explain the results of their financials and Collins Barrow’s work.
Joanne’s passion for helping others achieve success is ambitious. Providing services in the areas of business consulting, bookkeeping, accounting, personal and corporate tax, Joanne has helped clients progress and further their success. With an earnest commitment, Joanne also extends that passion to staff, helping them grow and reach their full potential.
Miranda Rocca-Circelli, MDDE, BSc., BSc.,
Miranda is an entrepreneur, educational practitioner and professional coach. She has acquired a Master’s Degree in Distance Education, two Bachelor of Science Degrees one in Bio-Medical Biology and another in Chemistry; as well she has studied various professional coaching programs. Her business Creative eLearning Design has worked with organizations to design, develop and deliver training and educational content for a variety of industries. Working with large mining companies to small non-profits, as well as working with underrepresented groups Miranda has expanded her skills and talents to serve a vast demographic. Most recently her work includes the design and deliver of employee coaching and executive coaching workshops to assist organizations in their growth and development. She has also worked with the Canadian Red Cross at the National level leading a team to revise national programs and products while implementing new teaching and learning methodologies that further promote learner centered principles. Miranda is a proud mother of three and spends most of her time with her children.
BPW has giving me an opportunity to give back to my community by honoring and recognizing strong and successful women. I believe in working with like-minded people, and being a member of a committee that aims to empower women and support them throughout their life’s journey is a humbling experience.
Nancy Raymond, First Vice President
Born in Abitibi-Témiscaminque, Nancy Raymond moved to the Sudbury region over 15 years ago. She became employed by Collège Boréal as an employment consultant in 2007 and eventually held the position of Employment services manager. For the past three years, Nancy has been in the position of Director, Office of Development for Collège Boréal. Nancy’s many professional successes include closing an 8 million dollar major capital campaign and launching Collège Boréal’s alumni association. Nancy believes in community service and participates voluntarily on many committees, including the Sudbury and Manitoulin Workforce Planning Committee, the Sudbury and District Chamber of Commerce and the Sudbury Food Bank, to name a few. Nancy also volunteers her time as the Vice President external affairs for the BPW Greater Sudbury and participates in several local advisory committees. In addition to her busy work life and volunteering, Nancy is currently completing her Bachelor’s degree in Communication/Philanthropy at the University of Québec (Téluq) and her certification as a Fund Raising Executive. Nancy is also a certified Life Coach and Career Employment Coach. On a personal level, Nancy’s greatest accomplishment is being the mother to her adult daughter Kristina and a full-time step-mother of 3 amazing children. She takes pride in giving her 100% at everything and family definitely comes first.
Bev Brisco, Secretary
Now retired after 20 years, from her role in Management for Sears Sudbury, Bev continues to contribute her time to various local organizations throughout the community. Bev has been a Board of Directors member for Summerfest Foundation since 1999, helping to organize Summerfest and manage various aspects of the event. She was an Angel in Pink of the Breast Cancer Equipment Fund for over five years. To date Angels in Pink has helped raised over $400,000 for the purchase of life saving equipment for our local Cancer Center. Bev has also been a Board of Directors member of the Northern Cancer Foundation since 2013 and serves on both the finance and marketing committees.
More recently, since 2016, Bev has volunteered her time with the Foundation Board of Directors – Capital Campaign for Maison McCullough Hospice and has chaired the Hospice Gala for the last four years. To date, she and her Gala team have raised over $300,000 towards the Hospice. She is serving on the executive for the New Sudbury Days; she is also serving as an executive with Keeping Seniors Warm and is a Member and volunteer for the Nickel Belt Liberal Riding Association. Bev served for a time as a Member of the Fundraising Committee for the new Ronald McDonald Room at HSN and is a committed member of the Parish Council at Holy Redeemer Parish. In 2018 Bev, took on a significant role in her community on the Board of Directors with Home Hospice North, working towards giving choice and dying well.
Bev is currently also on the Greater Sudbury Public Library Board and the Bell Park Advisory Panel.
In addition to her volunteer work, Bev is an executive member of BPW Greater Sudbury. “With so many achievements and continued community contributions, women like Bev sometimes go unnoticed. Bev’s vibrant benevolent attitude is a gift to our group, and we are honoured and proud to have her as a member”, Carol Stahl, President BPW Greater Sudbury commented.