Committee Members

richard bois
Chair of the Source Protection Committee

Richard Bois retired from the City of Greater Sudbury in 2001 with over 28 years of service as the Town of Walden Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk and Director of Community Services. With a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University, Richard has extensive experience in planning and community and organizational development, along with experience developing effective working relationships with senior levels of government. Currently, he is President of the Walden Seniors Non-Profit Housing Corporation and Past Chairman of the Walden Community Action Network, an initiative of the City of Greater Sudbury Healthy Communities Panel.  

members stephen monet
Greater Sudbury Municipal Representative

Stephen Monet has 20 years experience in various aspects of environmental planning and management. He has worked on a number of environmental impact studies for private and public clients, has conducted numerous floral and faunal inventories throughout Ontario, and developed rehabilitation site plans for several aggregate extraction sites. Currently, he is Manager of Environmental Planning Initiatives with the City of Greater Sudbury, overseeing environmental planning matters at the City.

Greater Sudbury Municipal Representative

Kris Longston is the Manager of Community & Strategic Planning and has been a Senior Planner with the City of Greater Sudbury for over six years. Kris is a part of the Canadian Institute of Planners and is a Registered Professional Planner. Previously, Kris was a Planner with the Municipality of Middlesex Centre and with the City of Stratford. Kris completed his Master of Environment Studies, in Planning, at the University of Waterloo in 2007.

Greater Sudbury Municipal Representative

Mike Jensen is the Director of Water & Wastewater and is acting as the Risk Management Official at the City of Greater Sudbury. In addition to his current roles with the municipality he has also acted as Maintenance Compliance Officer and Compliance Supervisor. He started his career in with the Royal Canadian Navy and trained to become a Marine Engineer. Mike is a part time professor at Cambrian College where he teaches Water Remediation in the Environmental Monitoring and Impact Assessment Post Graduate Program.

members wendy wisniewski
Mining Representative

Wendy Wisniewski is an Environmental Biology Technologist and is recognized as an Applied Science Technologist with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists. Currently employed at Vale Inco, Mrs Wisniewski is a specialist in industrial water permits and regulatory requirements applicable at the municipal potable water systems owned and operated by Vale Inco. As a life long resident of Sudbury, she is committed to the protection of the municipal drinking water supply for our community today and for future generations.

members luc bock
Land Development Representative

Luc Bock is a developer in Sudbury and owns L.S. Bock Development. He is also the current president of the Sudbury & District Home Builders Association and is a current member of the Development Liaison Advisory Committee for the City of Greater Sudbury.

Agriculture Sector Presentative

Michel Simard is a professional producer at Valley Growers and has completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture at the University of Guelph with a major in Horticulture. He utilizes sound environmental practices to prevent contamination of surface and groundwater sources and holds a certificate in Environmental Farm Planning. He has experience working with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) and has taught “Soils and Fertilization” at Collège Boréal.

 Robert Alemany
Public Member at Large Representative

Robert Alemany currently works with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry in Sudbury, Ontario. Robert excels in communicating complex and highly technical information in an accessible manner and brings that expertise forward in his role on the Committee. He has a background in Biology at the undergraduate level specializing in terrestrial and aquatic ecology. Robert grew up in Sudbury and is well versed in the Source Protection Area.

members lilly noble
Environmental Non-Governmental Representative

Lilly Noble is a member of the Coalition for a Liveable Sudbury, which is a network of citizen groups and individuals who share a vision of Sudbury as a green, healthy and vibrant community. She represents environmental interests on the Source Protection Committee. She has a background in Biology at the undergraduate level and in Molecular Biology and Microbiology at the Masters level. Her interest in protecting municipal drinking water stems from the belief that water is one of our most precious assets and she would like to be part of establishing a plan to ensure clean drinking water for many generations to come.

Public Member at Large Representative

Richard Bois is currently acting as Chair of the Committee

Member of the Whitefish Lake First Nation

Heather Sawdon - Natural Resources Coordinator



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