Algoma Workforce Investment Corporation (AWiC)


AWIC’s greatest strength is our comprehensive regional community representation. Our Board of Directors and project partners represent a diverse range of constituency groups.

Drawing on the expertise of such a broad cross section of our community enables AWIC to better identify and address existing and anticipated labour force needs.



Adam Pinder                      Sault Ste. Marie Construction Association                                   
Annie Austin North Shore Tribal Council
Cindi Elgie Algoma University
Dan Friyia SSM & Area Community Futures Development Corporation
Dan Morgan Canadian Mental Health Association
David Jennings Rentech Wood Products
Edo Ten Broek Retired Human Resources Executive (East Algoma) 
Karol Rains  Sault Community Career Centre
Lori Crosson Sault College, Continuing Education
Maggie Catterick Employment Solutions
Mike Delfre Canadian Bushplane Heritage
Russell Reid Regional Employment Help
Sarah McLeod Ontario Lottery & Gaming
Shawn Heard East Algoma CFDC
Tracy Amos Superior East CFDC


Christine Kucher                     Ministry of Northern Development and Mines 
Guy Pelletier Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development          

Serving on the AWIC Board of Directors is an excellent opportunity to act as a catalyst for positive change in Algoma’s labour market.

The primary role of AWIC is to provide coordination and leadership regarding workforce development and planning in workforce development issues/opportunities in the Algoma District.

Board members come from the following sectors that have expertise in the areas of employment, training and education or economic development:

  • Healthcare
  • Business
  • Youth
  • Education

For further information such as Terms of Reference and the AWIC By-Laws click the links.


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