Melanie Pilon

Melanie Pilon

Economic Development Officer, Township of Dubreuilville

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Biography

Melanie has a strong background in economic and community development and is committed to effecting positive change in northern Ontario. She is the Community Broadband Champion for the Northeast Superior Regional Broadband Network (NSRBN) whose mission is to improve broadband connectivity to 10 rural communities located in northern Ontario; 5 First Nations & 5 Municipalities. In September 2019, the NSRBN received the Ontario Association of Community Futures Development Corporations (OACFDC) Excellence in Community Development & Innovation. Currently, she holds the position of Economic Development Officer for the Township of Dubreuilville.

Melanie is an active volunteer and holds the position of Chair for both the Superior East Community Futures Development Corporation and the Wawa & Area Victim Services. Considering herself a lifelong learner, she is a student at the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia and is a graduate of Laurentian University’s Business Administration program. Melanie is proud to be a member of the Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory. She is also an alumni member of the Governor Generals Canadian Leadership Conference (GGCLC).

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