Representatives from the principals' associations, the supervisory officers' associations, the Ontario Association of Senior Business Officials, Councils of directors of education, and the Ministry of Education work collaboratively to model high-calibre strategic leadership in order to set direction and implement directives.


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Joe Geiser, Chair of the IEL Steering Committee and Treasurer

Joe is the Executive Director of the Catholic Principals' Council of Ontario (CPCO). He is the Chair of the IEL as well as the treasurer. Joe is also the chair of the Finance Committee.


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Nadine Trépanier-Bisson, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Nadine is the Executive Director of l'Association des directions et directions adjointes des écoles franco-ontariennes (ADFO). She is also chair of the IEL's Leader as Coach Facilitation Committee and a member of the Research and Implementation Advisory Committee.


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Patrick Venne, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Patrick is president of l'Association des directions et directions adjointes des écoles franco-ontariennes (ADFO). He is a chair of the IEL's Research and Implementation Committee. Patrick is a member of the Well-being for Leadership Facilitation Committee and a member of the Communications Committee.


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Michael Philbin, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Michael is Executive Director of the Association des gestionnaires de l'éducation franco-ontarienne (AGÉFO). He is a member of the IEL's Research and Implementation Advisory Committee and of the Finance Committee.


Jean-François Bard, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Jean-François is a supervisory officer with the Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est and is president of the Association des gestionnaires de l'éducation franco-ontarienne (AGÉFO). He is a member of the IEL's Research and Implementation Advisory Committee.


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Joanne Bénard, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Joanne is Director of Education for the Sudbury Catholic District School Board representing the English Catholic Council of Directors of Education (ECCODE). She is chair of the IEL's Well-being for Leadership Facilitation Committee and a member of the Communications Committee.


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Deb Rantz, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Deb is Director of Education with the Limestone District School Board representing the Council of Ontario Directors of Education (PCODE). She is a member of the IEL's Research and Implementation Advisory Committee and the Well-being for Leadership Facilitation Committee.


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Lorraine Presley, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Lorraine is Director of Education with the Conseil scolaire catholique de district des Grandes Rivières, representing the Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODELF). Lorraine is chair of the Communications Committee and she is a member of the IEL's Finance Committee.


Jennifer Yust, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Jennifer is a principal with the Halton Catholic District School Board and is president of the Catholic Principals' Council (CPCO). She is a member of the IEL's Leader as Coach and Well-being for Leadership Facilitation Committees and a member of the Communications Committee.


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Luciana Cardarelli, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Luciana is Program and Member Services Coordinator at the Catholic Principals Council of Ontario (CPCO). She is a member of the IEL's Research and Implementation Advisory Committee.


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Bruce Drewett, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Bruce is Director of the Leadership, Collaboration and Governance Branch, Student Achievement Division of the Ministry of Education. He is a member of the IEL's Finance Committee.


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Julie Reid, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Julie is an Education Officer with the Leadership, Collaboration and Governance Branch, Student Achievement Division of the Ministry of Education. She is a member of the IEL's Leader as Coach and Well-being for Leadership Facilitation Committees, the Communications Committee and the Research and Implementation Advisory Committee.



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Nathalie Clément, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Nathalie is an Education Officer with the French-language Education, Policies and Programs Branch, French Language, French-language Teaching, Learning and Achievement Division of the Ministry of Education. She is a member of the IEL's Communications Committee, the Research and Implementation Committee and the Well-being for Leadership Facilitation Committee.


Bruce Shaw, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Bruce is Director of the Student Achievement Supports Branch, Student Achievement Division of the Ministry of Education. He is a member of the IEL's Steering Committee.


David DeSantis, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

David is an Education Officer with the Student Achievement Support Branch, Student Achievement Division of the Ministry of Education. He is a member of the ILE's Finance Committee.


Nick Pfeiffer, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Nick is Superintendent of Business Services with the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board representing the Ontario Association of School Board Officials. He is a member of the IEL Business Plan Committee.


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John Kostoff, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

John is Executive Director of Ontario Catholic Supervisory Officers' Association (OCSOA). He is a member of IEL's Research and Implementation Advisory Committee.


Lorraine Naar, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Lorraine is a Superintendent of Education with Halton Catholic District School Board representing the Ontario Catholic Supervisory Officers' Association (OCSOA). She is a member of the IEL's Well-being for Leadership Facilitation Committee.


Dawn Michie, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Dawn is a Superintendent of Learning with the Peterborough VNC Catholic District School Board representing the Ontario Catholic Supervisory Officers' Association (OCSOA). She is a member of the IEL's Leader as Coach and Well-being for Leadership Facilitation Committees.


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Rita Russo, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Rita is Superintendent of Education with the York Region District School Board representing the Ontario Public Supervisory Officers' Association (OPSOA). She is a member of the Leader as Coach Facilitation Committee and of the Communications Committee.


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Allyson Otten, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Allyson is the Executive Director of the Ontario Principals Council. She is a member of the Finance Committee.



Larry O'Malley, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Larry is a principal with the Halton District School Board. He is president of the Ontario Principals' Council (OPC). Larry is a member of the IEL's Well-being for Leadership Facilitation Committee.


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Denise Duhaime, IEL Coordinator

Denise is a member of the IEL's Communications Committee, Facilitation Committees and Implementation and Research Advisory Committee. She can be reached at denise.a.duhaime@gmail.com.


Joanne Robinson, IEL Executive Assistant

Joanne is Director of Professional Learning, Ontario Principals' Council (OPC) and Chief Executive Officer, International School Leadership Ltd. Joanne is the IEL's recording secretary.