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The Northeastern Ontario Chapter Board

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Membership

At the Human Resources Professionals Association, we believe that better HR makes business better. Our goal is to ensure human resources professionals are recognized as an essential part of business success, and that our profession is as valued by organizations as those of other major professional associations.

We do this by equipping our members and students with the knowledge and tools that allow them to be specialized strategic thinkers relied upon to safeguard and futureproof Ontario businesses.

Interested in becoming an HRPA Member or joining as a Student? Learn more about member and student benefits and how to register.

Mentoring

Mentoring: The HRPA Mentorship Program encourages career growth and development by providing students – and HR Professionals who are early in their careers – with the opportunity to receive one-on-one coaching from more experienced Human Resources Professionals

Learn more about our HRPA Mentoring Programs

Volunteering

Volunteering at HRPA is a rewarding membership experience and volunteers are critical to the association’s continued success.

With the expertise and involvement of members, we create awareness of workplace issues, promote excellence in human resources management practices and provide services that support the HR community, knowledge-sharing and continuous professional development.

HRPA members and students are involved in a variety of volunteer service opportunities including:

  • Board of Directors
  • Committees
  • Annual Conference & Trade Show
  • Mentoring
  • Local HRPA Chapter Board’s and Chapter Committees

Register as a Volunteer:
The first step to volunteering at HRPA is registering in our volunteer services database. If your registration is accepted, you receive a notification. When an opportunity that matches your preferences and/or skills becomes available, you may be contacted directly with more information about the available volunteer role.

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About Leadership

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Esther Langevin, CHRL

Chapter Chair

Esther N. Langevin joined the HRPA Executive committee in 2010 and currently holds the position of Secretary/Treasurer.  She has over 12 years of human resources experience including recruiting, training, performance management, career development, collective agreement negotiations, employee relations, benefits, compensation, payroll, safety, and compliance issues.

Ms. Langevin is employed as Human Resources Officer at The Timmins and District Hospital where she was responsible for working with the management team in recruiting, attendance management, employee engagement, compliance, benefits and more.  Esther has also been teaching human resources classes at Northern College since September 2013.

Esther N. Langevin has her (CHRL) Certified Human Resources Leader and (PCP) Payroll Compliance Practitioner designations and is an active member of both the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) and the Canadian Payroll Association.

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Ginette Morin-Trudel

Chair, Chapter Programs/Professional Development Committee

Ginette Morin is employed at the Timmins and District Hospital where she supports the growth and expansion of the hospital and ensures a quality workforce. She has solid experience in human resource processes including interviews, grievances, negotiations and collective agreements. She is a strategic thinker and able to thrive in a fluid environment. Her results oriented focus and can-do mentality helps her maintain effective internal relationships with the management team.

Ginette’s over 22 years of experience in hospital settings helps ensure successful service delivery of the Centralized Scheduling department using constant communication and staff advocacy. She is a team player who can build internal and external relationships at all levels. She is focused with a keen ability and drive to execute in a fast-paced, ever changing environment.

As a Graduate of Northern College in 1993 from the Administrative Assistant (bilingual) program, she recently obtained a Human Resources Management certificate in June 2017 from Northern College. She also has an informal certification as a French language testing coordinator.

Her drive and hard work on the HRPA Northeastern Ontario board is motivated by her drive to further develop relationships with Human Resources professionals and advance her knowledge and skills in the field.

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Brett Lalonde, CHRL

Chapter Secretary/Treasurer

Brett Lalonde is employed as an HR Business Partner with Ontario Power Generation where she provides client support to the Sr. Leadership Team in the areas of labour relations, workforce planning and organizational development and change. Operating in a centre led HR Service Delivery Model has provided her with a unique perspective when managing culture change and achieving business results. Brett has also worked in the private sector in a non-unionized environment where she gained valuable experience in talent attraction, program development and building solid external partnerships.

She is also a Certified Human Resources Professional Leader (CHRL) and has been a member since 2003.

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Julie Clancy, CHRP

Chair, Chapter Communications Committee

Julie Clancy is employed at Northern College as a Human Resources Coordinator where she provides operational and tactical human resources support to the college for issues relating to recruitment and labour relations.

After having worked in the non-profit and mining industries in supporting and coordinating roles for over 12 years, Julie discovered her passion for human resources when she accepted the role a temporary HR Assistant supporting Newmont Goldcorp’s biggest asset – their people. She hasn’t looked back since.

Julie graduated from the Business Administration program from the Toronto School of Business in 1999 and obtained a Human Resources Management certificate from Fleming College in April 2018. She is a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP).

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Susan Chenier, CHRL

Chair, Chapter Regulatory Liaison Committee

As Human Resource Assistant to the CAO of Cochrane District Social Service Administration Board, since 2006, Sue acts as an advisor to both managers and employees of the organization. She is involved in all aspects of HR including recruitment, policy and program development, pension, benefits and labour relations.

Sue was introduced to the Human Resource field while in a previous role of HR clerk in a regional office of a large financial institution, there she developed an interest in the profession.

She is passionate about workplace culture and wellness and strives to improve the employee experience, thereby enabling the employees to better serve their clients.

Sue currently holds the Canadian Human Resource Leader (CHRL) designation and Ontario Municipal Management (OMMI) and University of Fredericton Psychological Health and Safety certifications.

esther-langevin
Esther Langevin, CHRL

Chapter Chair

Esther N. Langevin joined the HRPA Executive committee in 2010 and currently holds the position of Secretary/Treasurer.  She has over 12 years of human resources experience including recruiting, training, performance management, career development, collective agreement negotiations, employee relations, benefits, compensation, payroll, safety, and compliance issues.

Ms. Langevin is employed as Human Resources Officer at The Timmins and District Hospital where she was responsible for working with the management team in recruiting, attendance management, employee engagement, compliance, benefits and more.  Esther has also been teaching human resources classes at Northern College since September 2013.

Esther N. Langevin has her (CHRL) Certified Human Resources Leader and (PCP) Payroll Compliance Practitioner designations and is an active member of both the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) and the Canadian Payroll Association.

ginette-morin-trudel
Ginette Morin-Trudel

Chair, Chapter Programs/Professional Development Committee

Ginette Morin is employed at the Timmins and District Hospital where she supports the growth and expansion of the hospital and ensures a quality workforce. She has solid experience in human resource processes including interviews, grievances, negotiations and collective agreements. She is a strategic thinker and able to thrive in a fluid environment. Her results oriented focus and can-do mentality helps her maintain effective internal relationships with the management team.

Ginette’s over 22 years of experience in hospital settings helps ensure successful service delivery of the Centralized Scheduling department using constant communication and staff advocacy. She is a team player who can build internal and external relationships at all levels. She is focused with a keen ability and drive to execute in a fast-paced, ever changing environment.

As a Graduate of Northern College in 1993 from the Administrative Assistant (bilingual) program, she recently obtained a Human Resources Management certificate in June 2017 from Northern College. She also has an informal certification as a French language testing coordinator.

Her drive and hard work on the HRPA Northeastern Ontario board is motivated by her drive to further develop relationships with Human Resources professionals and advance her knowledge and skills in the field.

brett-lalonde
Brett Lalonde, CHRL

Chapter Secretary/Treasurer

Brett Lalonde is employed as an HR Business Partner with Ontario Power Generation where she provides client support to the Sr. Leadership Team in the areas of labour relations, workforce planning and organizational development and change. Operating in a centre led HR Service Delivery Model has provided her with a unique perspective when managing culture change and achieving business results. Brett has also worked in the private sector in a non-unionized environment where she gained valuable experience in talent attraction, program development and building solid external partnerships.

She is also a Certified Human Resources Professional Leader (CHRL) and has been a member since 2003.

julie-clancy
Julie Clancy, CHRP

Chair, Chapter Communications Committee

Julie Clancy is employed at Northern College as a Human Resources Coordinator where she provides operational and tactical human resources support to the college for issues relating to recruitment and labour relations.

After having worked in the non-profit and mining industries in supporting and coordinating roles for over 12 years, Julie discovered her passion for human resources when she accepted the role a temporary HR Assistant supporting Newmont Goldcorp’s biggest asset – their people. She hasn’t looked back since.

Julie graduated from the Business Administration program from the Toronto School of Business in 1999 and obtained a Human Resources Management certificate from Fleming College in April 2018. She is a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP).

susan-chenier
Susan Chenier, CHRL

Chair, Chapter Regulatory Liaison Committee

As Human Resource Assistant to the CAO of Cochrane District Social Service Administration Board, since 2006, Sue acts as an advisor to both managers and employees of the organization. She is involved in all aspects of HR including recruitment, policy and program development, pension, benefits and labour relations.

Sue was introduced to the Human Resource field while in a previous role of HR clerk in a regional office of a large financial institution, there she developed an interest in the profession.

She is passionate about workplace culture and wellness and strives to improve the employee experience, thereby enabling the employees to better serve their clients.

Sue currently holds the Canadian Human Resource Leader (CHRL) designation and Ontario Municipal Management (OMMI) and University of Fredericton Psychological Health and Safety certifications.

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