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about US

Groupe Accessibilité St. Augustin services the general population of all ages, with various forms of disability and/or loss of autonomy along the Lower North Shore. We rely on the support and involvement of community individuals, local organizations, businesses, government departments and agencies. Our team is extremely proud of how far we've come and what we've accomplished since establishing in 2009 and continue to grow while lending a voice that can reach out across boundaries. 

Our Objectives

Increase

visibility for the disabled

Facilitate

integration within local community

develop

positive relationships with the community at large

increase

activities for those with disabilities

promote

volunteerism

increase

awareness & sensitivity regarding the needs and rights of the disabled

develop

partnerships with community members and organizations

develop

recreational & educational activities

It is important to acknowledge the significant role of each support member of the organization and Board  of Directors because it takes a dedicated team to ensure that the administrative management and behind the scenes work is structured and properly conducted in order to continue providing ongoing and fundamental services to our members.

Staff

Susie Martin

Susie Martin

Senior Advisor

Susie is responsible for analyzing and providing advice on the organization’s operational policies and mission. Duties included administration support, guidance on strategy and policy issues, analysis and monitoring of operational plans, and internal coordination of the organization.

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Makayla Griffin

Animator

Makayla is a dynamic Animator for our members . A dedicated individual who guides our members daily and shows her passion and commitment to them by being an inclusive leader for all planned and organized activities and events.

Board of directors

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Guy Leblanc

as President Mr. Leblanc resides at board meetings, ,develops agendas in collaboration with Senior Advisor and other board members , serves  as the contact person  for board issues , funding resources and policy development/ management. Sets goals and objectives with the board and ensures they are met and in alignment with the developed policies and mission of the organization.

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Ronnie Driscoll

As Vice President  he is  eager and dedicated in assisting the board in carrying out its operations and organization of activities and events. He also works  closely with the Senior Advisor , staff and Board members to transfer knowledge and history of the organization itself.

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Mary Helen Shattler

As Treasurer, Mrs. Shattler play a vital role in assuring the  day to day operations of the organization. Supports  the organization with overseeing necessary financial matters ( in collaboration with the board members and Senior Advisor).

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Sara
Boland

in her role as secretary within the organization  helps ensure that the agendas , minutes, operational documents are well prepared and available to fellow board members and administrative resources.

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Johanna Driscoll

supports organization in her capacity as Community Representative by helping ensure the mission of organization is maintained and developed . Her role also allows her to help with the implementation and organization of activities and events that fall within the established mandate for the organization.

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Lelia
Lessard

in her capacity as Community Representative  she helps ensure the mission of organization is maintained and developed . Her role also allows her to help with the implementation and organization of activities and events that fall within the established mandate for the organization.

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Dean
Buckle

In his capacity of Community Representative, supports organization  by helping ensure the mission of organization is maintained and developed . His role also allows him to help with the implementation and organization of activities and events that fall within the established mandate for the organization.

RESOURCES

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Melody Strickland

identified CISSSCN resource representative, that supports the organization with administrative needs, community outreach and the necessary guidance and recommendations.

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Kayla Kippen

A resource person from the west sector of the Lower North Shore Region, supports the organization and its members  by helping with promotion and awareness building campaigns and community outreach.

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