Contact

Meet our Senior Staff

Director of Education Buffone

Pino Buffone

Director of Education

P: 613-735-0151

F: 613-735-6315

Email

Twitter: @buffone_pino

 

The Office of Director of Education is committed to providing leadership in administration and instructional programs for students and for ensuring compliance with legislative requirements. Other areas of responsibilities include the well-being of students, fiscal responsibilities, adherence to board policies and administrative organizational management.

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Lisa Schimmens

Superintendent of Business - Corporate Services

P: 613-735-0151

F: 613-735-6315

Email

Twitter: @lisaschimmens

Finance (including budget, benefits and payroll functions); Facilities (including long-term accommodation planning); Community Hubs; Purchasing; Transportation; Privacy and Records Management; Legal, Leases and Insurances.

 

 

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Brent McIntyre

Superintendent of Human Resources - Employee Services 

P: 613-735-0151

F: 613-735-6315

Email

Twitter: @McIntyre29

Human Resources; Labour Relations; Negotiations; Staff Development (including performance appraisal processes, leadership development, mentoring programs and succession planning); NTIP; Staffing; Employee Wellness; Attendance Management; Workplace Investigations; and Health and Safety.

Portrait of Gayle Bishop

Gayle Bishop

Superintendent of Education - Program Services 
Arnprior and Renfrew Family of Schools

P: 613-735-0151

F: 613-735-6315

Email

Twitter: @gaylejbishop

School Effectiveness Lead (SEF); Board Improvement Planning; Assessment and Evaluation - Elementary; Literacy and Numeracy initiatives - Elementary; English as a Second Language and French as a Second Language; Well-being Strategy (safe and accepting schools, healthy schools, positive mental health, equity and inclusive education); Indigenous Education; and; School Year Calendar.

Superintendent Steve Blok

Steve Blok

Superintendent of Education - Program Services 

Deep River, Petawawa and Madawaska Family of Schools

P: 613-735-0151

F: 613-735-6315

Email
Twitter: @SteveBlok

Integration of Early Years Programs and Services; Early Learning (including program quality, assessment and evaluation); Coordination of Early Development Instrument; Environmental Education; Information and Communication Technologies; and International Education. 

Superintendent Jacqueline Poirier

Jacqueline Poirier
Superintendent of Education - Program Services

Pembroke and Opeongo Family of Schools
P: 613-735-0151

F: 613-735-6415

Email

Twitter: @jacqpoirier

Student Success Lead; Student Success Initiatives (including OYAP, Dual Credits and re-engagement); Assessment and Evaluation - Secondary; Literacy and Numeracy initiatives - Secondary; MISA; Special Education (including Crown Ward Education Championship Team); Alternative Education; and Continuing Education. 

 

Jonathan Laderoute
Communications Manager
P: 613-735-0151
C: 613-635-3528
Email
Twitter: @RCDSB

Communications Services (Social Media, Website and Media Relations); Coordination of Fundraising Initiatives (Student Support Fund); oversight of Operations Steering Committee (Administrative Policies and Forms); support for Board in Communications Protocols and Governance; Trustee Liaison; Accessibility Working Committee (AODA); Student Senate