Sarnia Water Front

Who We Are

Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board (SLWDB) is a community-directed, not-for-profit corporation leading Sarnia Lambton in its approach to workforce development and labour market planning.

We function as a neutral broker of research, disseminator of information, and facilitator of collaborative partnership development.

Operating as part of Workforce Planning Ontario, we are one of 26 local planning board areas mandated by the Government of Ontario to conduct and disseminate local labour market research and engage community stakeholders in a planning process that supports local solutions to local issues.

Our History

SLWDB, formerly known as the Sarnia Lambton Training Board, was incorporated as a not-for-profit organization on November 5, 1997. At the time of incorporation, the Board was jointly funded by the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada.

Meet Our Staff and Board Of Directors

Mikelle Bryson-Campbell

Executive Director

Mikelle Bryson-Campbell completed her BA and BSc at Cape Breton University, her Master’s at Laurentian University, and her PhD from Western University. Mikelle was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship in health innovation. Her past research and peer reviewed publications have been surrounding the treatment and management of chronic pain in injured workers and the impact on employment. Mikelle loves research and she is always interested in cultivating new partnerships in the community. She lives in Bright’s Grove with her husband and three kids.

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Rob Janoska

Research Associate

Rob has attended both Fanshawe College and Western University in London where he studied Recreation and then BusinessRob has worked in the area of entrepreneurship, recreation and social services.  Rob has spent 9 years with the Goodwill Career Centre in Sarnia in different capacities but most recently is a job developer assisting employers find, develop and retain talent in their businesses.  Rob is married with 2 young girls ages 10 and 8. 

Kshitij Nilesh Sule

Research Associate

Kshitij was born in India and moved to Canada in 2021. He attended Lambton College in Sarnia where; he studied Project Management and Strategic Leadership program. Kshitij is a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and started his SLWDB journey as a Co-op student. He is now working as a Research Associate, and lives in Sarnia.

Board Of Directors

Labour

Ted Hext
Andy Brake
Chad Hogan

Business

Al Duffy – Board Chair
Jordan Rudanycz – Secretary/Treasurer
Cari Meloche

Education/Training

Andrea Hands – Vice Chair
Christopher St. Amand

Community Members

Jane Dalziel
Steve Crozier

Ex-Officio

Colleen Hynes

Mikelle Bryson-Campbell