Peter is not only Chairman of the Steering Committee and Coordinating Chaplain of MSCM, but he serves as a prison chaplain, now based at the Federal Training Centre (FTC) in Laval. Peter also visits other institutions in the region to ensure that prisoners returning to the community are aware of MSCM. Peter is Coordinator of MSCM-CoSA Project.
P-2 In-Reach Program Coordinator
Marie is a life-long restorative justice activist who leads MSCM’s P-2 In-Reach Program. Marie continues to organize visits to remote institutions, such as La Macaza and sits on the newly formed Canadian Council of Restorative Justice Consortium (CCRJC). Marie was the first honoree of the Rev. Canon Peter Huish Award of Merit for her work with prisoners.
Community Building Workshop Facilitator
Margaret is a trained Community Building Workshop facilitator who leads MSCM’s program of workshops throughout the year. Margaret attends weekly Chapel gatherings at the Federal Training Centre (FTC) in Laval and without her coordinating, prisoners would not have trained escorts to accompany them to our Open Door meetings. Margaret sits on the Editorial Board of The Sou’Wester and was honored in 2010 with the Rev. Canon Peter Huish Award of Merit for her dedicated work.
MSCM-CoSA Project, Data Coordinator
Anouk is responsible for liaison between MSCM-CoSA-Project and the Steering Committee and ensures that all performance data is provided to the National CoSA Multi-Site Demonstration Project. Anouk is a member of a number of MSCM’s Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA’s).
Open Door Coordinator / MSCM-CoSA Project Bookkeeper
Jeri is an 8-year member of MSCM who currently holds the roles of Open Door Coordinator and MSCM-CoSA Project Bookkeeper. Jeri is an accredited Corrections Canada (CSC) Core Trainer and Security Escort and leads new volunteers through the maze of becoming a CSC Certified Volunteer. Her leading role at Open Door meetings has resulted in the success of MSCM’s pivotal program.
As MSCM’s Bookkeeper, Gabrielle is responsible for “keeping the books’, and setting and adhering to the annual budget in collaboration with the Steering Committee. Gabrielle is also on the Open Door Committee assisting Jeri, and a member of the Editorial Board for the The Sou’Wester newsletter.
MSCM Administrative Assistant
Paula is MSCM’s Administrative Assistant running the MSCM office, maintaining contact and email lists, fulfills all administrative duties, and prepares all MSCM publications. She is the Editor of The Sou’Wester newsletter. Paula is a Certified CSC Escort for both Montée St. Francois (ESMF) and Federal Training Centre (FTC) institutions and sits on a circle with the CoSA-Project.
Michèle has given many hours of volunteer service to MSCM from its beginnings. She sits on number of Circles, attends Open Door regularly, participates in the weekly Chapel gatherings at the Federal Training Centre (FTC) and is a member of the Volunteer and Fundraising Committees. Michèle is also a member of the Editorial Board for The Sou’Wester newsletter and was voted the winner of the 2012 Rev. Canon Peter Huish Award of Merit by our community.
Barry is a member of our Steering Committee who has benefitted from MSCM’s services and programs. His success is an encouragement to us and he is a valuable source of expertise in guiding our efforts. Barry currently sits on the Fundraising Committee and Volunteer Coordination.
Mark, the latest addition to our Steering Committee, is a Chartered Accountant and serves as Treasurer for MSCM and MSCM-CoSA Project. Mark brings to us not only competence in financial management but a passion for justice.