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

·       Deanna Allen-Champagne, Past Secretary

·        Gregory Gillis, Treasurer

·        Marilyn Trenholme Counsell, Past President


Board Members:

·        Ivan Augustine, First Nations Education Group Inc.

·        Patrick Colford, New Brunswick Federation of Labour (NBFL)

·        Carla Hitchcock, Family Resource Centres 

·        Dr. Pam Whitty, UNB Early Childhood Centre


Government Representatives:

·        Cheryl Miles, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

·        Ella Nason, New Brunswick Public Library Service

·        John Otteson, Department of Social Development

·        Trish Seely, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

·        Steven Therrien, Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour


Honorary Advisors:

·        Dennis MacLeod

·        Douglas Willms

·        Marian Zaichkowski

·        Bob Scott

Board Committees