Sandra Blatt-Arsenault - President

Sandra Blatt-Arsenault is the mother of four incredible children. Her youngest daughter, Carly has Down syndrome. She worked as a flight attendant for 17 years and moved to Riverview in 2012 with her husband, Jamie. Sandra feels so grateful to live in such a welcoming community where more and more the abilities of all people are being celebrated.

Heidi Morrison - Vice-President



Eric Arsenault- Treasurer



Austin Wilson - Secretary



Connie Melanson-Savoy




Dr. Mahamadou Chaibou



David Richard

David has been a Board member since 2012.  David is the Executive Director of Moncton Employment & Training Services, Inc., where he has been employed since 1988. A graduate of the University of New Brunswick with a Bachelor’s in Sociology/Psychology, as well as a diploma in Human Service Counseling from NBCC, David has worked in the Human Service field for over 30 years.  



Steve Jordan



Joanne Lawson



Shirley Henry

Shirley joined the Board in 2016. She is a retired Registered Nurse who was employed in Health Care for almost 45 years. Her career was very diverse including Paediatrics, 15 years as a Nursing Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, Geriatrics and Hospice.

She is also the proud parent of an amazing young man who was born with Down syndrome as well as a daughter and two grand-kids.


Jonathan Henry

Jonathan joined the Board in 2016.He is presently the only member born with Down syndrome. He has displayed strong motivation and commitment to work, sports, and volunteering in the community. He is employed by Sobeys and Moncton Pallet, a division of METS. He volunteers with the Moncton Wildcats Organization.

Jonathan is an accomplished swimmer who has represented Canada at 4 World Down Syndrome Swimming Championships. He is also active with Special Olympics New Brunswick competing in both swimming and speed skating at the National level. He also works out twice a week with a personal cross fit trainer.


Benjamin Vuillemot

Ben has been a board member  since 2016.  He has been working in the IT industry since 2000 and has been helping drive the new GMDSS internet presence. Ben is a father to 5 kids one of which has Down Syndrome. 



Robin Loiser