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Appointee Biographies

Police Services Board - Cornwall Community


Michel Fernand Payette graduated from Mohawk College in 1976. He was employed by Dominion Textile from 1976 until its closure in 1992 at which time he was a Departmental Manager. He was then employed by the Employment and Education Resource Centre of Cornwall and District Incorporated for the past 23 years as Director of Finance. Mr. Payette has been involved in a variety of community initiatives such as the funding of small businesses, promotion of francophone and newcomer services and employers. He holds a Textile Engineering Technology diploma from Mohawk College.


William Ernest Beattie has held roles as Farm Trade Business Agent as well as Route Salesman at Imperial Oil Ltd. He is a former Broker for Maritime Ontario Freight Lines. His community involvement includes serving as a member of the City of Cornwall Waterfront Committee.