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Leadership Team

The L’Arche Canada leadership team is responsible for the operations of L’Arche Canada.

Our National Leadership Team

Our National Leaders provide operation expertise and regional leadership.

National Leaders

Louis Pilotte
Louis Pilotte Executive Director / National Leader
Jean Dansereau
Jean Dansereau National Vice-Executive Director - Operations & Finance
Lori Vaanholt
Lori Vaanholt National Vice-Executive Director - Innovation & Impact
Tammy Bartel
Tammy Bartel National Director of Human Resources

email: tbartel@larche.ca

Tammy is a former Correctional Officer who first came to L’Arche in the summer of 1991. A recent graduate of Algonquin college in Ottawa in the Human Resources Management program, she has served as an Assistant, House Leader, Homes Coordinator , Community Leader, Vice Regional Leader and since 2013 in Human Resources on the National Team.

Portrait of Sarah Kreplin
Sarah Kreplin National Director of Philanthropy

email: sarah.kreplin@larche.ca

Sarah is a fundraising professional with over 10 years experience in the field, specializing in planned giving. She holds the internationally recognized accreditation CFRE – Certified Fundraising Executive. Sarah participated in a Service-Learning placement with L’Arche Antigonish during her undergraduate degree at Saint Francis Xavier University (StFX).

Warren Pot
Warren Pot National Director of Communications

email: warren.pot@larche.ca

Warren has been involved with L’Arche in communications and development on local and national teams. An avid photographer and traveller, he lives with his family in Aurora Ontario and is a long time member of L’Arche Daybreak.

Jenn Power
Jenn Power Regional Leader, Atlantic Region

email: atlantic@larche.ca

A proud Newfoundlander, Jenn moved to L’Arche Cape Breton in 1994 after graduating from Mount Allision University in Sackville, NB. She has held a variety of leadership roles in L’Arche, and still lives in Cape Breton with her family where they enjoy the daily life of L’Arche.

Fiona Williams
Fiona Williams Regional Leader, Atlantic Region
Patrice Paradis
Patrice Paradis Regional Leader, Quebec (AAQ)

email: pparadis-aaq@larche.ca

​Patrice has been a Regional Leader in the Quebec region since 2015. Previously he was the Community Leader in L’Arche Mauricie for 10 years and was also a member of L’Arche le Printemps and L’Arche Outaouais.

Eric Chartier
Éric Chartier Regional Leader, Quebec (AAQ)

email: ec.rr-aaq@larche.ca

Éric started at L’Arche Montérégie in 2000 as a House Assistant. He then became involved as a volunteer and friend, through fundraising and various community activities at L’Arche Lanaudière and most recently carried the roles of Homes Coordinator and Community Leader.

Jeff Gilbreath
Jeff Gilbreath Regional Leader, Ontario

email: jgilbreath@larche.ca

Jeff as been a member of L’Arche for over thirty years, and has carried many community roles in Hamilton from Assistant to House Leader to Community Leader, and in his personal life has served on numerous non-profit boards.

Tricia Scott
Tricia Scott Regional Leader, Ontario
Christine Moniera
Christine Monier Regional Leader, Western Region
Linda Filjak
Linda Filjak Regional Leader, Western Region