Board of Directors

Community Living Mattawa is an association that is comprised of members who have an interest in the well-being of people with developmental disabilities and believe in a community that fully supports and includes any one of its community members.

Community Living Mattawa has a volunteer Board of Directors that is comprised of 7 members from the Association.  The general functions of the Board are to plan and direct the policy of the Association, ensure the association is financially responsible to its funder and the public as a whole, set the strategic direction for the Association, and is responsible for the overall performance of the Association as it pertains to achieving its stated purpose, goals and objectives.

The Board is made up of a diverse group of people who are:

  • Composed of persons vitally interested in the work of the Association.
  • Representative of the areas of concern the Association serves.
  • Fiscally responsible for the Association and accountable to the community.

The Board of Directors is elected annually at the Association’s Annual General Meeting, held in November and board members serve for three year terms.

 Click below to read a copy of the board member’s job description

Board Member Job Description


2023-2024 Board of Directors

Wayne Cotgreave, Board Chair

Wayne joined the board in November 2018. He is a retired police officer who brings to the board experience in  public relations, labour relations, human resources, and planning. Wayne has served on other volunteer boards and is interested in helping the board with it’s governance and its fundraising.




Monique Antoine, Vice Chair

Monique is a Loans Officer at the Caisse Populaire de Mattawa by profession and has been on the Board since 2013.  Monique is one of our bi-lingual Board members.  Monique has skills and expertise in the areas of Financial, and Human Resources.




Crystal Backer, Treasurer and Secretary

Crystal joined the Board as a Director in 2019. Crystal is a Registration Clerk at the Mattawa Hospital and an Education Assistant with the Near North School Board. Crystal brings to the Board experience in social work, education,                                                           human resources, planning, and fundraising.




Chantale Michaud, Director

Chantale joined the Board as a Director in 2019 as one of the Board’s bilingual members. Chantale is a Peer Support Specialists with Pep Place. Chantale brings to the Board experience in public relations, social work, education, and planning. Chantale identified an interest in assisting the Board with public relations, human resources and policy.




Lyndee Cicalo, Director

Lyndee joined the Board in February 2021.  She is a lawyer who brings experience in planning, organization, legal, and human resources.  Lyndee grew up in Mattawa and is a bilingual.  She is interested in giving back to her community and has interests in fundraising, human resources, and providing services for  people with developmental disabilities.




Lise Champagne, Director

Lise joining the Board in December 2023, she is employed with Ontario Works and comes with volunteer experience including time at École élémentaire catholique Lorrain.  As a bilingual member of the board, she has experience in social work, risk management and fundraising. She is interested in policy, public relations and team work and is excited to be collaborating  with others in services for CLM. 



Courtney Wunsch, Director

Courtney joined the Board in January 2024. She is a Registered Nurse and Nurse Leader at Mattawa Hospital. She has previous volunteer experience with Mattawa Minor Hockey. Courtney brings her expertise in medical technology, compliance, and quality assurance.  She is interested in policy and HR work and promotes positive health outcomes for the people we support.




For More Information About Becoming a Board Member, please contact:

David Spencer, Executive Director
Community Living Mattawa
705-744-2979 ext. 203