$100 K club
The number of area public employees in the area receiving $100,000 or more continued to rise last year, according to the Ontario Ministry of Finance.
At the top of the so-called “Sunshine Club” for this district is once again Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, Eastern Ontario Health Unit medical officer of health and chief executive officer, who was paid $327,371.41.
Hospital and school board officials dominated the $100 K list in this region.
At the Upper Canada District School Board, top earners included director Stephen Sliwa, $219,000, superintendents Valerie Allen, Timothy Mills, Jeremy Hobbs, David Coombs and Nancy Mccaslin-Barkley, $162,540, superintendent Phil Dawes, $159,374, principal of learning and, Anne-Marie Bulbeck $141,785.
At the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario, director William Gartland got $209,518, superintendent Donaleen Hawes $160,051, associate director John Cameron $157,636, superintendents Natalie Cameron, Thomas Jordan, $140,845, principal council president Richard James $137,175, superintendent Bonnie Norton $135,629.
At Le Conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario, the top money makers were educational services directors Claude Deschamps, $189,257, director Edith Dumont, $187,130, superintendent Stéphane Vachon, $156,988, superintendent Jean-Pierre Dufour, $146,776, superintendent Christiane-Charle Bouchard, $139,490, superintendent Matthieu Vachon $139,908, teacher Michel Allard $136, 241, superintendent Ann Mahoney $134,326, educational service director Guylaine Gagné $133,906, principal Hélène Hudon $131,292.
At Le Conseil scolaire de district catholique de l'est ontarien, some of the big money makers were director François Turpin, $182,261, superintendent Martin Lavigne, $149,702, superintendent Alain Martel, $142,315, superintendent France Lamarche, $145,129, human resources director Diane Duval $139,502, and superintendent Lyne Racine, $136,688.
At the Children's Aid Society of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, executive director Rachel Daigneault was paid $177,814, while quality assurance manager Natalie Fouquette received $125,221 and service manager Kimberly Gill $117,101.
In South Glengarry, CAO Bryan Brown was paid $141,330, general manager of infrastructure services Ewen MacDonald $110,480 and community services manager Joanne Haley $110,119.
When he was CAO of North Glengarry, Daniel Gagnon was paid $128,759. Public works director Ryan Morton got $105,210.
At the united counties of Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry, CAO Timothy Simpson received $171,272, treasurer Vanessa Metcalfe was paid $142,579 and transportation and planning director Benjamin De Haan $142,579.
North Stormont Township CAO Marc Chenier was paid $115,747.
Glengary-Prescott-Russell MPP Grant Crack picked up $133,217, while Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry’s MPP Jim McDonell received $116,550.
Making the list at Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital were CEO Linda Morrow, $123,336, nurse Laurel Coté-Poirier, $113,326, Vice President of Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Officer Shelley Coleman $112,592, and Vice President of Support Services Linda Ramsay, $110,698, registered nurse Micheline Jeaurond $111,316.
At the Eastern Ontario Health Unit, director Patricia Gauley got $143,651, director Frank Spagnolo $136,056, director Nicole Laplante $143,816 and director Thérèse Bourgeois, $120,301.
Winchester District Memorial Hospital CEO Cholly Boland got $228,708.
The full Sunshine List of salary disclosures is available at the province’s website at: ontario.ca/government/public-sector-salary-disclosure. Province-wide there are 123,410 workers on the list, up from 115,431 last year, earning salaries and benefits that total nearly $16 billion.