Volunteer Governance Council

The Collaborative’s Volunteer Governance Council is composed of a diverse group of stakeholders, representing a mix of associated organizations, volunteer groups, community groups and linguistic groups in New Brunswick.


Under a Collective Impact framework, the purpose of the Governance Council is to act as the strategic backbone support to the Collaborative. The purpose of this role is to:


  1. Guide Vision and Strategy – provide strategic guidance in developing and sustaining a shared vision and action plan for the Collaborative.

  2. Support Aligned Activities – monitor and support the various initiatives of the Collaborative membership as part of the shared vision and action plan.

  3. Establish Shared Measurement Practices – determine approach to monitor and collect data for learning and evaluation of the Collaborative effort.

  4. Build Public Will – engage and bring together interested citizens, organizations, communities, and groups to build shared commitment and ownership around making NB the best place to age.

  5. Advance Policy – support an aligned policy agenda as part of the Collective Impact effort.

  6. Mobilize Funding – monitor funding opportunities to support the work of the Collaborative.

Suzanne Dupuis-Blanchard

Université de Moncton

Bill McKenzie

Community Representative

Miguel LeBlanc

New Brunswick Association of Social Workers

Chris Grady

Fredericton Area Network Inc.

Aimée Foreman


Norma Dubé

Fergusson Foundation

Jan Seely

New Brunswick Special Care Home Association

Dorma Grant

National Association of Federal Employees

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