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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Joseph Geiser, Chair of the IEL Steering Committee and Treasurer

Joe is the Executive Director of the Catholic Principals' Council of Ontario (CPCO).


Frederick Villeneuve

Frédérick is Executive Director of l'Association des directions et directions adjointes des écoles franco-ontariennes (ADFO).


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Patrick Venne, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Patrick is a principal with Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario. He is president of l'Association des directions et directions adjointes des écoles franco-ontariennes (ADFO).


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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).


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).


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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).


Lisa Millar, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Lisa is Director of Education with the Durham District School Board representing the Council of Ontario Directors of Education (PCODE).



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Sylvie Petroski, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Sylvie is Director of Education with the Conseil scolaire catholique de district des grandes rivières, representing the Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODELF).


Annalisa Varano, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Annalisa is a principal with the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board and is president of the Catholic Principals' Council (CPCO).


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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).


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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.


René Côté, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

René is manager of the Student Achievement, Learning to 18 Branch, French Language Teaching, Learning and Achievement Division of the Ministry of Education.


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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.


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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.


Jacquie Davison, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Jacquie is Superintendent of Business with London District Catholic School Board representing the Ontario Association of School Board Officials.



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John Kostoff, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

John is Executive Director of Ontario Catholic Supervisory Officers' Association (OCSOA).


Morris Hucal, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Morris is a Superintendent of Education with Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board representing the Ontario Catholic Supervisory Officers' Association (OCSOA).


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).


Joy Badder

Joy is Executive Director of the Ontario Public Supervisory Officers' Association (OPSOA).


Karen Edgar, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Karen is Superintendent of Education with the Thames Valley District School Board representing the Ontario Public Supervisory Officers' Association (OPSOA).


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Allyson Otten, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Allyson is the Executive Director of the Ontario Principals Council.


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Nadine Trépanier-Bisson, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Nadine is the Director of Professional Learning for the Ontario Principals Council.


Nancy Brady, Member of the IEL Steering Committee

Nancy is a principal with the Ottawa-Carlton District School Board. She is president of the Ontario Principals' Council (OPC).


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Denise Duhaime, IEL Coordinator

Denise can be reached at denise.a.duhaime@gmail.com.


Matt Pedon, IEL Executive Assistant

Matt is , Ontario Principals' Council (OPC). Matt is the IEL's recording secretary.