Executive Council

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

for Students, Staff and School Communities

2022-2023 School Year

Executive CouncilRoles & Responsibilities Contact Info

Photo of Director Kristen Niemi

Kristen Niemi


Director of Education / Secretary of the Board

Oversight of Strategic Direction, including development and implementation of District Policies & Administrative Procedures; Support of Board in Political Advocacy; Student, Staff & District Recognition; Student Senate; System Leadership; Records Management & Modernization; and, Parent Involvement Committee.


Executive Assistant - Shelley McIntyre

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


t. 613.735.0151 x2232

f.  613.735.6315

Email Director


Meredith Caplan Jamieson - Executive Officer of Public Affairs

Meredith Caplan Jamieson


Executive Officer of Public Affairs and Communications

Oversight of Communications and Community Relations including Community Planning & Partnerships; Accessibility Standards; Fundraising Initiatives including Student Support Fund; and, Governance Matters.


t. 613.735.0151 x2231

t. 613.735.0151 x2231

f.  613.735.6315





Jennifer Barnes - Superintendent of Business Corporate ServicesJennifer Barnes



Superintendent of Business – Corporate Services

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


Administrative Assistant - Dawn White

t. 613.735.0151 x 2272 / whitede@rcdsb.on.ca

t. 613.735.0151 x2272

f.  613.735.6315




Jacqueline Poirier - Superintendent of Human Resources Employee ServicesJacqueline Poirier



Superintendent of Human Resources – Employee Services

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


Administrative Assistant – Danielle Beauchamp

t. 613.735.0151 x 2284 / beauchampdd@rcdsb.on.ca


t. 613.735.0151 x2284

f.  613.735.5141



Jenny Smith - Superintendent of Education - Program Services Jenny Smith



Superintendent of Education – Program Services

School Effectiveness Lead including Improvement Planning Processes; Assessment, Evaluation & Reporting - Kindergarten-Grade 6 / Programming - Kindergarten-Grade 6; MiSA; School Year Calendar; Special Services including Special Education; and, Healthy Schools & Positive Mental Health and Wellness.


Family of Schools: Opeongo & Pembroke


Administrative Assistant – Alicia Hilts

t. 613.735.0151 x 3314 / hiltsaa@rcdsb.on.ca


t. 613.735.0151 x3314

f.  613.735.7558


Kristin Riddell - Superintendent of Education - Program Services Kristin Riddell



Superintendent of Education – Program Services

Student Success Lead and Student Success Initiatives including Co-Op, Dual Credits, OYAP, SHSM, SCWI, and Children & Youth in Care; Assessment, Evaluation & Reporting - Grades 7-12 / Programming - Grades 7-12; Math Lead; Athletics –Secondary; English as a Second Language & French as a Second Language; Environmental Education & Sustainability; and, International Education.


Family of Schools: Arnprior & Renfrew


Administrative Assistant – Sharon McCafferty

t. 613.735.0151 x3327 / mccaffertys@rcdsb.on.ca


t. 613.735.0151 x3327

f.  613.735.1898



Renald Cousineau - Superintendent of Education - Program ServicesRenald Cousineau




uperintendent of Education – Program Services

Early Years (including Child Care Services); Alternative, Adult & Continuing Education; Experiential Learning including Outdoor Education; Indigenous Education; Information and  Communication Technologies including Virtual Learning Environments; and, Equity, Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Education & Safe and Accepting Schools.


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