Sincerely,
The Sarnia & District Chapter Board

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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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Lyndsay Doran, CHRP

Chapter Chair

Lyndsay has worked in various HR roles for almost 10 years within the public and broader public sectors, specializing in job evaluation, compensation and data analytics.

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Elizabeth Forman, CHRL

Chapter Past Chair

Has volunteered in various capacity with HRPA having held the Board positions of Mentorship Chair, Chair Elect and Chapter Chair. With 30 years of experience in leadership roles in the non-for-profit field serving people with developmental disabilities she continues to look for opportunities to grow. As the Human Resource Director at Lambton County Developmental Service Elizabeth is an integral part in the organization achieving its strategic plan and being accountable to their stakeholders to provide quality supports. Elizabeth achieved her CHRP and CHRL in 2015 and wants to give back to the human resource profession.

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Rebecca Wilkinson Mitchell, CHRP, CHRL

Chapter Communications Chair, Chapter Student Liaison Chair

Rebecca is a CHRP and CHRL with an extensive background in people management applied in multiple industries.

Having focused upon global organizational design, recruitment, selection, performance management, and compensation and benefits throughout her career, Rebecca is the Operations Manager at the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Business Enterprise Centre, where she supports the development of small business in the Sarnia-Lambton area.

Rebecca has her BA from the University of Waterloo, HR Graduate studies from Seneca College, and has recently completed her Masters of Arts in Adult Education with a Community College Specialization at Central Michigan University. In addition to volunteering with the HRPA, Rebecca is the current Board Chair for The Inn of the Good Shepherd Sarnia, as well as a passionate cook, an avid knitter, travel enthusiast, and parent.

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Juliana Marentette-Brown, CHRP

Chapter Secretary Treasurer

Juliana is a graduate of Brock University with a Bachelor degree in Child & Youth Studies as well as a Bachelor of Education degree. After working as a teacher for a few years, she decided to pursue the human resource profession and enrolled in the Post-Graduate Program at Lambton College which she graduated from and then attained her CHRP. Juliana held a few roles in the HR field prior to joining Bluewater Health in Sarnia where she is currently employed. Juliana was a previous HRPA Sarnia & District Chapter programs committee volunteer and is now taking on the larger role of Secretary-Treasurer on the Chapter board. In her spare time Juliana enjoys gaming, crocheting and spending time with her family and friends.

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Susan Paulley

Chair, Chapter Programs

Susan has been in Human Resource for over 30 years partnering with Senior Leadership to provide insight and knowledge relating to legislation and HR best practices. She has worked mainly in non-profit in Health Care and Human Services but also spent a few years in manufacturing. She was employed by St Clair College on a part time basis and has taught many of the courses needed for the HR diploma. Learning and development is a passion she will bring to her new role as Program Chair.

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Lyndsay Doran, CHRP

Chapter Chair

Lyndsay has worked in various HR roles for almost 10 years within the public and broader public sectors, specializing in job evaluation, compensation and data analytics.

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Elizabeth Forman, CHRL

Chapter Past Chair

Has volunteered in various capacity with HRPA having held the Board positions of Mentorship Chair, Chair Elect and Chapter Chair. With 30 years of experience in leadership roles in the non-for-profit field serving people with developmental disabilities she continues to look for opportunities to grow. As the Human Resource Director at Lambton County Developmental Service Elizabeth is an integral part in the organization achieving its strategic plan and being accountable to their stakeholders to provide quality supports. Elizabeth achieved her CHRP and CHRL in 2015 and wants to give back to the human resource profession.

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Rebecca Wilkinson Mitchell, CHRP, CHRL

Chapter Communications Chair, Chapter Student Liaison Chair

Rebecca is a CHRP and CHRL with an extensive background in people management applied in multiple industries.

Having focused upon global organizational design, recruitment, selection, performance management, and compensation and benefits throughout her career, Rebecca is the Operations Manager at the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership’s Business Enterprise Centre, where she supports the development of small business in the Sarnia-Lambton area.

Rebecca has her BA from the University of Waterloo, HR Graduate studies from Seneca College, and has recently completed her Masters of Arts in Adult Education with a Community College Specialization at Central Michigan University. In addition to volunteering with the HRPA, Rebecca is the current Board Chair for The Inn of the Good Shepherd Sarnia, as well as a passionate cook, an avid knitter, travel enthusiast, and parent.

Juliana Marentette-Brown
Juliana Marentette-Brown, CHRP

Chapter Secretary Treasurer

Juliana is a graduate of Brock University with a Bachelor degree in Child & Youth Studies as well as a Bachelor of Education degree. After working as a teacher for a few years, she decided to pursue the human resource profession and enrolled in the Post-Graduate Program at Lambton College which she graduated from and then attained her CHRP. Juliana held a few roles in the HR field prior to joining Bluewater Health in Sarnia where she is currently employed. Juliana was a previous HRPA Sarnia & District Chapter programs committee volunteer and is now taking on the larger role of Secretary-Treasurer on the Chapter board. In her spare time Juliana enjoys gaming, crocheting and spending time with her family and friends.

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Susan Paulley

Chair, Chapter Programs

Susan has been in Human Resource for over 30 years partnering with Senior Leadership to provide insight and knowledge relating to legislation and HR best practices. She has worked mainly in non-profit in Health Care and Human Services but also spent a few years in manufacturing. She was employed by St Clair College on a part time basis and has taught many of the courses needed for the HR diploma. Learning and development is a passion she will bring to her new role as Program Chair.

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