Board Members - Community Living Lennox & Addington

Pam Oliver, President

Pam Oliver is well known in Napanee as the General Manager and General Sales Manager of local radio station myFM.  Pam spent her life in the Greater Napanee area.  She and her husband, Grant, raised their two daughters here.  Pam operated a floral shop in Napanee for several years before moving to a sales position for a local newspaper and then on to myFM in 2007.  As a volunteer, Pam has had a busy career.  She canvassed for the Heart and Stroke Foundation for more than 30 years and organized their BIG BIKE event for several years.  She has held different positions with the Napanee BIA including the role of Chairperson.  Additionally Pam has worked with the Rotary Club and held the Corporate Sponsor Chair for the Relay for Life.  She has also been CLL&A’s Board of Director President in the past and recently returned to rejoin the Board.  Pam is a seasoned media professional who has provided wise advice to CLL&A.

Lori Morris, Past President

Lori has a long history with Community Living Lennox & Addington.  Her parents were two of the founding members of Community Living and both served as Board members for many years.  Lori’s sister, the late Linda, was supported by CLL&A for many years.  Lori joined the CLL&A Board of Directors in 1999 as her mother was stepping down from her role on the Board, helping to carry on their family involvement with the Board of Directors. Lori is currently Board President, a role she has also served in the past.  Lori and her husband, Ron, both grew up locally and have raised three children.  Two of their children work in the developmental services sector.  Ron, now retired, worked for many years at the John M Parrott Centre For The Aged.  Lori is an optician and owns and operates Napanee Opticians.  Lori has volunteered in the past with School Councils and is currently volunteering with 100 Women Lennox & Addington.

Luci MacLauchlan, Vice President

Luci MacLauchlan joined the Community Living Board of Directors in 2015.  Luci began her career as an Intensive Care nurse.  She finished her medical career as Head Nurse of the Intensive Care Unit at Queensway General Hospital (Etobicoke).  Luci returned to school to study the law and was called to the bar in February 1992.  She predominantly practices Family Law.  Her interest in Community Living is natural having both a sister and a daughter who have worked in the developmental services sector.  As a volunteer Luci was president of the Lennox & Addington Bar Association and sat on the Board of Interval House.  Luci is the proud mother to three children. Luci brings the compassion and a solid legal knowledge to CLL&A.

Lois Swenson, Treasurer

Lois Swenson joined Community Living Lennox & Addington’s Board of Directors in 2015.  Lois is a local resident with strong ties to the local community.  She owned and operated the bulk food store in Napanee.  She has been a dental assistant for the past twenty-five years, working in this position with many special needs individuals.  Lois is a proud mother as well as a grandmother to four, the youngest of which has Down Syndrome. Lois is an avid leaner with a strong sense of duty.  Lois was excited for the opportunity to continue to grow and be a part of the Community Living family.

Marilyn Cole, Director

Marilyn has been with CLL&A’s Board of Directors since 2000.  She joined the Board to support her sister, Judy, and Judy’s husband, Lionel, who attended CLL&A for many years.  Marilyn also volunteers with the Lennox and Addington General Hospital holding many senior volunteer leadership roles. Marilyn has worked with the United Church Women’s group and currently sits as the Secretary to the Church Board.  Marilyn spent her 28 year career teaching elementary and secondary school.  She and her husband, Roger, raised a daughter and son and are blessed with four teenage grandchildren.  Roger served for many years in municipal politics acting in many positions and currently sitting as a Councillor on the Greater Napanee Council.  Marilyn continues her connection with individuals in the developmental services sector through her involvement with Lennox and Addington Special Olympics.  Marilyn brings a thorough understanding of CLL&A’s history with her as a long-standing Board Director.

Jane Adams-Roy, Director

Jane Adams-Roy joined the Board of Directors at Community Living Lennox & Addington in 2017.  Jane is an organizational psychologist who began a career in the Canadian Forces.  Jane served as the Head of Social Policy Research for the Department of National Defence.  After retiring from the military, Jane was the Human Resources Manager at The Ottawa Hospital, then moved to Natural Resources Canada, before returning to National Defence as the head of HR for Eastern Ontario. Jane and her husband Alain, an engineer and retired military officer, settled back in Napanee in 2003 and own and operate The Waterfront River Pub and Terrace with their daughter Abigael. Jane brings her HR background, her social policy research knowledge, and her business understanding to the Board of Directors.

Taralynn Richmond, Director

Taralynn Richmond was born and raised in Napanee, Ontario and continues to reside with her husband and children in Lennox & Addington County.  Taralynn was a member of the Community Living Board of Directors from 2007-2011 and rejoined in 2017.  Taralynn has worked in the field of health care quality, risk management and patient experience for the past 11 years in the hospital sector.  Taralynn holds bachelor degrees in both Psychology and Health Administration.  Taralynn has been actively involved in community service serving 5 years as the Chair of the Canadian Cancer Society’s Napanee Relay for Life and as well as a member of 100 Women that Care Lennox & Addington.  We are happy to have Taralynn back on the Board!

Annie McNutt, Director 

Annie McNutt joined CLL&A in 2015.  Annie is a Home Share Caregiver with Ongwanada.  In the past, Annie worked as a Night Supervisor for Elizabeth Cottage before becoming a Manager of La Cache in Kingston. Annie went on to provide office support for the Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy.  Annie has an Addictions Treatment Worker diploma from St. Lawrence College and is a certified Life Skills Coach.  As a Home Share Provider, Annie understands and supports the goal of individuals to share their lives in a family setting.  Annie brings that valuable insight and perspective to CLL&A.

Barbie Duscharme, Director

Barbie is a sweet, kind, and  generous individual who comes to the Board via her 42 years of experience of being individually supported through Community Living. She volunteers at our Reception Desk and has done so for approximately 10 years and now fills in for our regular receptionist on an “as needed” basis.  She helps out on a daily basis volunteering with the staff and our other clients. Barbie has many hobbies including crocheting, knitting, needlepoint, rug hooking and many other crafts. She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and family.  Barbie loves to travel and has been on several trips including Niagara Falls, Ottawa, Nova Scotia and Scotland.