Our Board

The OACAS Board of Directors, which governs OACAS, is composed of directors elected at the annual meeting of the membership. The Board includes a board chair, vice chair, past board chair, 6 agency board directors, 6 agency staff directors, and 2 directors-at-large.

2022/2023 OACAS Board Members

Board Executive
Chair: Ela Smith
Treasurer: Derrick Drouillard, Agency Staff Director (Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society)
Catherine Simunovic, Agency Board Director (North Eastern Ontario Family and Children’s Services(NEOFACS)) 
Kelly Laurila, Agency Board Director (Family & Children’s Services of the Waterloo Region)

Anna Bozza
Agency Staff Director (Family and Children’s Services Niagara)

Talyah Breslin
Agency Staff Director (Jewish Family and Child Service)

Cléo Charlebois
Agency Staff Director (North Eastern Ontario Family and Children’s Services (NEOFACS))

Joel Johnson
Agency Board Director (Chatham-Kent Children’s Services)

Jennifer Mclauchlan
Agency Staff Director (Kawartha Haliburton Children’s Aid Society)  

Vera Mercier
Agency Board Director (Durham Children’s Aid Society)

Pierre Morin
Agency Board Director (Children’s Aid Society of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry)

Tracy Willoughby
Agency Staff Director (Children’s Aid Society of Algoma)