Board of Directors

Dr. Gordon Warren

Dr. Gordon Warren has been a practicing Optometrist and resident of the Sarnia-Lambton region for the past 29 years. He has been an active member and volunteer within the community, including current Chairperson of the CNIB Advisory Committee, volunteer with the Lions Club and Board member of the Catherine Wilson Foundation.

John Ruffilli

John Ruffilli is a practicing Sarnia Lawyer and Partner at George Murray Shipley Bell LLP. Born and raised in Sarnia, John has been active in the community as a volunteer for various agencies including Sarnia Lambton Rebound, the Chris Dawson Foundation and the Catherine Wilson Foundation.

Bill Chong

Bill Chong is the past president and owner of Haines Printing in Sarnia. Born and raised in Sarnia, Bill has been an active supporter and volunteer for numerous charitable and non-profit organizations in and around the Sarnia-Lambton region.

Scott McKelvie

Scott McKelvie is a retired principal from the Lambton Kent District School Board.  Being a life-long resident of Sarnia, Scott is committed to enhancing the lives of its residents.

Laurie Girard

Laurie Girard is a retired teacher/coach from the Lambton Kent District School Board having spent 32 years at Great Lakes Secondary School.  Born and raised in Sarnia, Laurie has been an active member of the Sarnia Lambton Sports Hall of Fame and volunteer with Sarnia-Bluewaterland Rotary Club through Art in the Park.

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LETTER OF THANKS FROM 2019 CATHERINE WIL... March 20, 2020 | Comments: 0

February 22, 2020   Catherine Wilson Foundation 2 Ferry Dock Hill Sarnia, Ontario N7T NL8Dear Catherine Wilson Foundation, My name is Emily Van Ewyk and I am honoured to be one of this past year’s recipients of the Catherine Wilson Award. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your generosity in funding this scholarship. Because of your investment, I will be able to pursue my academic career in the... Read more

PHILANTHROPIC ENGLISH TEA... March 9, 2020 | Comments: 0

Bill Chong remembers the first day he met Catherine “Ma” Wilson. The retired owner of Haines Printing was in his first week of Grade Nine when the teacher hauled him by the ear to the front of her class.... Read more