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The Sudbury Chapter Board

Events

Keep up to date with the latest HRPA events.

Sudbury: 01.20.2021 Kathleen Stokes - Employment Law Update

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Sudbury 02.17.21 Lessons in Corporate Communications : A Survival Guide to Effective Employee Communication in Times of Crisis

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Sudbury: 03.24.2021 *Virtual* Protect Yourself: Improve Your Health & Safety Training

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Sudbury: 04.21.2021 *Virtual* Diversity and Inclusion - Katy Scharf Speaker

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Sudbury: 05.12.2021 *Virtual* Annual Business Meeting

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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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Julia Demianiuk

Chapter Chair

Julia Demianiuk is a Human Resources & Occupational Health Coordinator at St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Sudbury, Ontario. She received her B.Comm from Laurentian University in 2011 and her Human Resources Post Graduate Diploma in 2013. She started her Human Resources career in the public sector at the Sudbury District Health Unit before moving into the private sector in order to obtain the level of experience required for the CHRL designation. She moved back to the public sector and has successfully obtained her CHRL designation. She continues to support the HR community through the HRPA Sudbury Chapter.

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Trina Pharand

Chapter Chair Elect / Chair, Chapter Regulatory Liaison

Trina Pharand is the Occupational Health, Safety and Environment Manager for NORCAT.  Trina comes from a very diverse professional background. Over the past ten years, her career has spanned many sectors including education, mining, construction, oil and gas, and technical trades.  She has been accountable for a variety of functions, including Human Resources, Labour and Employee Relations, Training and Development, Health & Safety and Environment, and Quality Assurance.

Trina has a solid understanding and direct experience with governance, risk and compliance management through the development, implementation and management of integrated programs and initiatives.  Her consultancy experience has included human capital gap analyses to forecast talent pool requirements, development and implementation of various safety management systems, training needs studies and audits at various phases of mining projects, tailored training programs, and safety guidelines to help shape and lead industry from a governmental planning perspective.

Trina holds her Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree and Certificate in Environmental Biology from Laurentian University, is a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) and a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP). She currently serves as Secretary for both the Human Resources Professional Association Sudbury Chapter Board and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering Mid-North Ontario Chapter Board.

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Sarah Mills

Chapter Secretary/Treasurer

Sarah Mills is currently the Human Resources Manager for Baker Tilly SNT. She received her Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Laurentian University in 2011 and her Post Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management in 2012 from the University of Western Ontario. She worked in the Human Resources department at Greater Sudbury Utilities from 2012-2018 before joining Baker Tilly. She holds her CHRP designation and is currently working towards obtaining the CHRL designation. This is Sarah’s first time serving on a Board of Directors and she looks forward to serving the HRPA Sudbury Chapter members.

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Danielle Tremblay​​​​​​​

Chair, Chapter Communications Committee

Danielle Tremblay is currently the Human Resources Coordinator for the Greater Sudbury Police Service. After graduating Laurentian University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Danielle attended Cambrian College to obtain her Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management. She currently holds her CHRP designation and hopes to obtain her CHRL in the future. In her personal life Danielle enjoys camping, music and traveling. As a proud member of the Sudbury community Danielle looks forward to serving on the Board of Directors as the Communications Chair for the Sudbury Chapter.

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​​​​​​Callan Rogers

Chair, Chapter Mentorship Committee

Callan Rogers is the Workforce Development Office at Public Health Sudbury & Districts where he has a leadership role in workforce planning, capacity building and human resource management components of the agency’s workforce development framework. He graduated Laurentian University with a Bachelor of Arts, Law and Justice and then went on to complete the Human Resources Management program at Cambrian College. Callan currently holds his CHRP designation with plans to acquire the CHRL designation in the future. Callan is new to the role of Chair, Mentorship, and is very much looking forward to engaging with the HRPA community during his term.

Lisa O’Bonsawin

Chair, Chapter Programs/Professional Development Committee

julia-demianiuk
Julia Demianiuk

Chapter Chair

Julia Demianiuk is a Human Resources & Occupational Health Coordinator at St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Sudbury, Ontario. She received her B.Comm from Laurentian University in 2011 and her Human Resources Post Graduate Diploma in 2013. She started her Human Resources career in the public sector at the Sudbury District Health Unit before moving into the private sector in order to obtain the level of experience required for the CHRL designation. She moved back to the public sector and has successfully obtained her CHRL designation. She continues to support the HR community through the HRPA Sudbury Chapter.

trina-pharand
Trina Pharand

Chapter Chair Elect / Chair, Chapter Regulatory Liaison

Trina Pharand is the Occupational Health, Safety and Environment Manager for NORCAT.  Trina comes from a very diverse professional background. Over the past ten years, her career has spanned many sectors including education, mining, construction, oil and gas, and technical trades.  She has been accountable for a variety of functions, including Human Resources, Labour and Employee Relations, Training and Development, Health & Safety and Environment, and Quality Assurance.

Trina has a solid understanding and direct experience with governance, risk and compliance management through the development, implementation and management of integrated programs and initiatives.  Her consultancy experience has included human capital gap analyses to forecast talent pool requirements, development and implementation of various safety management systems, training needs studies and audits at various phases of mining projects, tailored training programs, and safety guidelines to help shape and lead industry from a governmental planning perspective.

Trina holds her Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree and Certificate in Environmental Biology from Laurentian University, is a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) and a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP). She currently serves as Secretary for both the Human Resources Professional Association Sudbury Chapter Board and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering Mid-North Ontario Chapter Board.

sarah-mills
Sarah Mills

Chapter Secretary/Treasurer

Sarah Mills is currently the Human Resources Manager for Baker Tilly SNT. She received her Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Laurentian University in 2011 and her Post Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management in 2012 from the University of Western Ontario. She worked in the Human Resources department at Greater Sudbury Utilities from 2012-2018 before joining Baker Tilly. She holds her CHRP designation and is currently working towards obtaining the CHRL designation. This is Sarah’s first time serving on a Board of Directors and she looks forward to serving the HRPA Sudbury Chapter members.

danielle-tremblay
Danielle Tremblay​​​​​​​

Chair, Chapter Communications Committee

Danielle Tremblay is currently the Human Resources Coordinator for the Greater Sudbury Police Service. After graduating Laurentian University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Danielle attended Cambrian College to obtain her Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management. She currently holds her CHRP designation and hopes to obtain her CHRL in the future. In her personal life Danielle enjoys camping, music and traveling. As a proud member of the Sudbury community Danielle looks forward to serving on the Board of Directors as the Communications Chair for the Sudbury Chapter.

callan-rogers
​​​​​​Callan Rogers

Chair, Chapter Mentorship Committee

Callan Rogers is the Workforce Development Office at Public Health Sudbury & Districts where he has a leadership role in workforce planning, capacity building and human resource management components of the agency’s workforce development framework. He graduated Laurentian University with a Bachelor of Arts, Law and Justice and then went on to complete the Human Resources Management program at Cambrian College. Callan currently holds his CHRP designation with plans to acquire the CHRL designation in the future. Callan is new to the role of Chair, Mentorship, and is very much looking forward to engaging with the HRPA community during his term.

Lisa O’Bonsawin

Chair, Chapter Programs/Professional Development Committee

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