The Workforce Development Board (WDB) is pleased to announce that Danielle Lachance will join the team as Business Support and Project Coordinator on Tuesday, July 4th.
Danielle will work closely with WDB’s CEO, consultants and community partners as she will be responsible for the development, implementation and delivery of key project activities. She will also provide operational support and will be involved in outreach and engagement initiatives within the WDB catchment area.
“Danielle has an impressive background with over five years’ experience in business support, project coordination, and research and evaluation,” said CEO Jennifer Lamantia. “We are excited to have Danielle on our team where she will be able to apply her knowledge and expertise to our current projects.” “I am thrilled to be joining the WDB team as the Business Support and Project Coordinator! This role is perfectly aligned with my experience and strong interest in coordinating projects and collaborating with community partners,” said Danielle Lachance. “I look forward to supporting WDB’s initiatives and applying my skills to ensure the success of the organization’s projects.”
Danielle holds a Master of Science in Psychology (with a focus on health and environmental psychology) from Trent University and has professional experience leading local community programs. Most recently, Danielle was a Health Promoter with Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes where she coordinated ten different programs that involved 40 program volunteers within nine communities. She was also responsible for monitoring and evaluating programs and conducting environmental scans and needs assessments. Prior to her experience at Community Care, Danielle collaborated with multidisciplinary teams on community-based projects for The Land Between Charity, including the evaluation of a pilot program and the facilitation of workshops.
Workforce Development Board is a not-for-profit organization serving Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton. Founded in 1996, WDB is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development to provide labour market information, coordinate employment and training services, and engage employer communities. For more information, visit wdb.ca or call 705-749-3250 (toll-free 1-800-340-0111).