Executive Council

Roles & Responsibilities in Support of Achievement, Equity and Well-Being

for Students, Staff and School Communities

2021-2022 School Year

Executive CouncilRoles & Responsibilities Contact Info
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Pino Buffone
Director of Education

Director of Education / Secretary of the Board

Strategic Direction; Policy Development and Implementation; Support of Board in Political Advocacy; Establishment of Community Partnerships for the District; and, Parent Involvement Committee (PIC).


Executive Assistant - Shelley McIntyre

t. 613.735.0151 x2232 / mcintyres@rcdsb.on.ca


t. 613.735.0151 x2230

f.  613.735.6315


Twitter:  @buffone_pino


Jennifer BarnesJennifer Barnes
Superintendent of Business
Corporate Services


Superintendent of Business – Corporate Services

Finance including Budget, Accounting, Payroll & Benefits Services; Purchasing; Facilities including Long-Term Accommodation Planning; Community Use of Schools; Transportation; Privacy and Records Management; and, Legal, Leases and Insurance Matters.


Administrative Assistant - Dawn White

t. 613.735.0151 x2272 / whitede@rcdsb.on.ca

t. 613.735.0151 x2235

f.  613.735.6315


Twitter:  @BarnesJ22


Brent McIntyre
rent McIntyre
Superintendent of Human Resources Employee Services


Superintendent of Human Resources – Employee Services

Human Resources; Labour Relations; Negotiations; Staff Development; New Teacher Induction Program; Staffing; Employee Wellness; Attendance and Disability Management; Workplace Investigations; and, Health & Safety.


t. 613.735.0151 x2285

f.  613.735.5141


Twitter:  @mcintyre29


Jacqueline PoirierJacqueline Poirier Superintendent of Education


Superintendent of Education – Program Services

Student Success Lead & Student Success Initiatives including OYAP, Dual Credits, SHSM & PASS; Outdoor Education; Assessment & Evaluation -  Grades 7-12; MISA; Special Services including Special Education, Children and Youth in Care & Mental Health; Alternative Education; and, Adult & Continuing Education.


Family of Schools: Opeongo & Pembroke


Administrative Assistant – Alicia Hilts

t. 613.735.0151 x3314 / hiltsaa@rcdsb.on.ca


t. 613.735.0151 x3314

f.  613.735.7558


Twitter:  @jacqpoirier

Stephen BlokStephen Blok
Superintendent of Education


Superintendent of Education – Program Services

Early Years Lead including Child Care Services and Coordination of Early Development Instrument (EDI);Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; International Education; Information and Communication Technologies (ICT); and, e-learning and v-learning.


Family of Schools: Arnprior & Renfrew


Administrative Assistant – Sharon McCafferty

t. 613.735.0151 x3316 / mccaffertys@rcdsb.on.ca


t. 613.735.0151 x3316

f.  613.735.1898


Twitter:  @SteveBlok

Renald CousineauRenald Cousineau
Superintendent of Education



Superintendent of Education – Program Services

School Effectiveness Lead (SEF) and School Effectiveness Initiatives including Board and School Improvement Planning; Assessment & Evaluation - Grades 1-6; Programming Grades 1-6; English as a Second Language; French as a Second Language; Equity, Anti-Racism and Inclusion; Indigenous Education; Well-Being Strategy including Safe Schools; and, School Year Calendar.


Family of Schools: Petawawa, Deep River & Madawaska


Administrative Assistant – Aimee Garcia

t. 613.735.0151 x3307 garciaal@rcdsb.on.ca


t. 613.735.0151 x3307

f.  613.735.1898


Twitter: @RenaldCousineau

Jonathan LaderouteJonathan Laderoute
Communications Manager

Communications Manager

Communications Services; Coordination of Fundraising Initiatives (Student Support Fund); Oversight of Administrative Procedure Review Committee; Strategic Communications Plan; Support of Board in Communications Protocols; and, Accessibility Working Committee (AODA).


t. 613.735.0151 x2231

f.  613.735.6315

Email:  laderouteja@rcdsb.on.ca

Twitter:  @RCDSB