Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick is comprised of members from government, other organizations and the general public.

  • Brent Melanson, President
  • Gregory Gillis, Treasurer
  • Marilyn Trenholme Counsell, Past President
Board Members:
  • Ivan Augustine, Director of Education: Elsipogtog First Nation
  • Christopher Watson, New Brunswick Federation of Labour (NBFL)
  • Johnny St-Onge, United for Literacy
  • Valerie Blyth, New Brunswick Association of Family Resource Centres
  • Dr. Pam Whitty, UNB Early Childhood Centre
  • Carol Cottrill, Laubach Literacy NB
  • Patricia Seely, Born to Read
  • Ginny Hooper, Saint John Learning Exchange
  • Bob Stranach, Community Adult Literacy Network (CALNET)
  • Bob Scott, PGI Chair
  • Nicole Poirier, NB Power
  • Erin Pelerine, Horizon Health Foundation
Government Representatives:
  • Denise LaBrie, Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
  • Kate Thompson, New Brunswick Public Library Service
  • Cheryl Brown, Education and Early Childhood Development