The Changing Faces of Laubach Staff
With an expanded mandate to increase support for Laubach volunteers and students across the country, the staff of LLC is growing and changing.
Change, they say, is inevitable and sometimes bittersweet. Luckily, our changes are not so much "good bye" as they are "good luck - and keep in touch!". Three very familiar faces have left the national staff to pursue other interests. In the case of Programs Manager Wendy Seys, that meant getting closer to Laubach's grass roots when she joined Yamaska Literacy Council in Cowansville, QC. For Bea Arbo and Shirley Hansen, co-managers of LLC's distributorship in Saint John, it meant embracing the leisure life of retirement. Bea and her husband kicked off their retirement by touring the country this summer in their fifth wheel camper. Shirley had time to spend on all those special grandma things before her granddaughter started school this fall. With these three went 41 years of Laubach experience - and we continue to keep in touch and to learn from all of them.
doesn't always follow change, but in this case in does! In our March issue, we
already introduced you to our new Executive Director Robin Jones, who
joined LLC in January. Now we'd like you to meet (in order of arrival):
Claude Lauzon, LLC's national Director of Programs, who started in
May 2000. Contact Claude at the Development Office in Bedford, QC.
Coordinator for LLC's TREE (Teamwork to Raise Education and Equality) student
committee, started in this new position in August 2000. Pennyann can be reached
at her home office in Barrie, ON at 705-733-8095 or toll free 1-877-872-8685.
Lilla Sinanan, who fills a new
position as LLC's national Director of Marketing (and previously, a long-time
volunteer, most recently as President of LLC's Board). Lilla started in
September 2000, and can be reached at her home office at 613-727-9306 or toll
Irene Larkin, Field Services
Coordinator, PEI. In a joint initiative of LLC-PEI and LLC, Irene joined the
national Field Service staff in September 2000. She can be contacted at
902-964-2883 or toll free in PEI and NS, 1-800-348-7323.
For more information on each of these new staff and their mandates,