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Scott Lund is Vice-President and General Manager, CTV Northern Ontario, located in Sudbury. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of CTV Northern Ontario which has offices in North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Timmins and Sudbury. After graduating from Laurentian University in 1983 with a B.A. in Economics, Mr. Lund worked at CJRN Radio in Niagara Falls. He joined MCTV in 1983 as a member of the North Bay Sales Department and became North Bay Station Manager in 1985. Moving to Sudbury, he was appointed to the position of General Manager in 1989, and after 8 years of involvement in Sales, Marketing and General Management, was appointed in January of 1997 to his current position. Mr. Lund is the Chair of Greater Sudbury Development Corporation, Chair of Science North and Chair of Cinefest. He also sits on the board of the Sudbury Airport Community Development Corporation.

Elyse Clements is an Associate Portfolio Manager for RBC Dominion Securities and previously for Merrill Lynch/CIBC Wood Gundy. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Aerospace Engineering and is a Certified Financial Planner, a Certified Investment Management Consultant and a Canadian Investment Manager. Ms. Clements is Vice-Chair of the board of trustees for Science North, Vice-Chair of the Board of Regents and Chair of the Finance Committee at the University of Sudbury. She is a member of the Financial Planners Standards Council and the Investment Management Consultants Association.

Gordon Marrs, of Sudbury, is Manager of Mill and Central Services for Falconbridge Limited. In this position, he is a member of the management team for Sudbury Mines and directs the activities of Falconbridge's Mill as well as the Central Engineering, Shops and Central Maintenance System for the Mines and Energy Systems Programs for all Ontario operations. He is a graduate of Applied Science and Engineering from the University of Toronto with a specialty in Geological Engineering.

Richard Dupuis is a Director with Desjardins Business Centre. Previously, Mr. Dupuis was Manager, Member Services - Class 4 with Caisse Populaire Vermillon Inc. and Account Manager with Caisse Populaire de Chelmsford Limitée. He is a member of the Greater City of Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and member of the Regroupement des gens d'affaires francophone. His previous contributions include the Rayside-Balfour Millenium Committee and the Rayside-Balfour Leisure Trails and Rainbow Routes Committee.

Jeffrey Laberge is an Architect at the Sudbury office of JL Richards and Associates Ltd. Mr. Laberge has been responsible for management of a number of significant projects including the Living with Lakes Centre, a high performance green building to be constructed on the shores of Ramsey Lake. Mr. Laberge has been working in the architectural profession for nine years. His practice has included urban, building, interior and graphic design. He is the sole architect in his area to be designated as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accredited professional. Mr. Laberge has won the Holcim Awards Bronze Prize for North America for his work on the Living With Lakes Centre. He is a member of the steering committee for the Northern Ontario School of Architecture and President of the Northern Ontario Society of Architects.

Diane Salo is co-owner and Vice-President of Furniture World. Ms. Salo is a member and Past President of the Rotary Club of Sudbury Sunrises, and has served with the Nickel Basin Development Corporation as a member of the steering committee and as a director. Ms. Salo's previous community involvement includes the Art Gallery of Sudbury and the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce. In 2007, Ms. Salo was appointed Chair of the Advisory Panel to develop a Performing Arts Centre and subsequent Arts District in downtown Greater Sudbury. She attended Laurentian University where she studied Law and Women's Studies

Currently a Partner at Lacroix Forest LLP, Claude Lacroix practices in the areas of civil litigation, corporate/ commercial disputes, construction law, health and safety compliance and commercial liability claims. Mr. Lacroix actively participates and contributes on a number of community boards, not-for-profit agencies and professional organizations. He is an executive member of the Laurentian University Board of Governors, President of the French Speaking Trial Lawyers Association of Ontario and Chair of the Greater Sudbury Airport Development Corporation Board of Directors. Previously, he served as President of the Laurentian University Alumni Association and the Sudbury District Law Association. He was also a legal panel member of the Canada Pension Plan Appeals Review Tribunal.

Dr. Stephen Kosar practices Ophthalmology (specializing in retinal diseases) at Health Sciences North in Sudbury, Ontario. He was previously in general practice in Bonfield and North Bay. He is an Executive Member of the Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, past President of the Sudbury and District Medical Society and Assistant Medical Director of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind's Eye Van Medical Advisory Committee. He is also District Chair of the Ontario Medical Association, Northeastern Ontario District. Dr. Kosar earned his MD from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine in 1981 and his specialty qualifications from the University of Western Ontario in 1990. He is a member of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce.

Lorraine Dupuis, of Sudbury, is a retired elementary school teacher. Ms. Dupuis worked for the Sudbury & District Catholic School Board for thirty-three years as a science, history and mathematics teacher. She is an active member of the community. She has been a canvasser and fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation and is a member of the Science North Board of Trustees.

Manfred Herold is President of Brown's Concrete Products Limited and a former President of Metric Concrete Products Limited. Mr. Herold is also a former board member and Chair of the Sudbury Airport Community Development Corporation and a former Vice-Chair of the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation. He also served on the Ontario Home Builders Association, the Sudbury and District Home Builders Association and the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce.

Murray Scott, of Sudbury, is Partner in the law firm of Conroy Trebb Scott Hurtubise LLP, and Chair of the Cambrian College Board of Governors. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of Sudbury Sunrisers, and 'le Regroupement des gens d'affaires francophones'.

Todd Miller is an elementary school principal. He has taught students of all levels between kindergarten and Grade 8 at schools in Thunder Bay, Red Rock and a Canadian Forces school in Belgium. Mr. Miller began his career as a staff scientist with Science North, working at the newly established office in Thunder Bay and visited numerous communities in Northwestern Ontario. He volunteers with the North of Superior Film Association, Thunder Pride and the Silver Islet Campers' Association. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Social Sciences degree from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Education degree from Lakehead University.

Théo Noel de Tilly has been professionally involved in the design, support and management of telecommunications, distance education and telemedicine networks and organizations in Northern Ontario for more than 28 years. He currently works as a senior program consultant with FedNor, Industry Canada's economic development program for Northern Ontario. His professional experience also includes management, supervisory and training responsibilities with Collège Boréal, Contact North, Cambrian College and the Northeastern Ontario Telemedicine Network. He was also a small business owner and, in the late 1990s, founded and managed an information and communications technology integration and consulting firm providing services to community based networks, educational institutions and healthcare organizations. Mr. Noel de Tilly has participated on several volunteer boards and committees including the Northeast Cancer Centre Patient and Family Advisory Council, the Ontario Nurse Practitioner Distance Education Advisory Committee, City of Greater Sudbury's Community Services Task Force, the Ontario Advisory Committee on Technology in Learning, the Canadian Diabetes Association (Sudbury chapter), and Cambrian College's Audio-Visual Advisory Committee.

John MacDonald has over twenty-eight years experience as an educator. He has taught the secondary school subjects of Science and Mathematics since 1980. Mr. MacDonald earned his Undergraduate degrees in Education and Chemistry from Queen's University, and earned his Undergraduate degree in Life Sciences from the University of Ottawa.