The Board of Directors for FRS has a diverse set of skills and background.
President: Shawn Allen
Shawn has experience as a parent of a daughter with special needs. He also brings community based experience from his work in law enforcement.
Vice President: Shawn Gaudette
Shawn has experience as a parent of a son with special needs. He also brings experience as a teacher, working with children with differing abilities. Shawn has also been actively involved in the I Can Bike program and the Pin Pals bowling program.
Treasurer: Tamara Tedeeva
Tamara has experience as an accountant in our community.
Justine is a Children’s Services Worker and Youth Programming Coordinator at the Windsor Essex Children’s Aid Society.
Luann is the parent of a son with disabilities. Luann has expertise as a communications specialist.
Paulette has experience in the field of Human Resources in our community.
Mike has expertise in the field of Information Technology.
Dr. Alexandria Meriano
Dr. Meriano maintains a pediatric dental practice in Windsor.
Danielle is a lawyer in a Windsor law firm. Danielle is also French speaking.
Barbara is the parent of a son with autism and experience as a mentor with other families.
Pam has many years of experience in Special Education and as a principal. She also was involved in the Student Support initiative in our community to provide education and information for parents, educators and the community about children’s mental health. Pam is active on several community boards of directors.
Catharine Shanahan (Executive Director)
Catharine has been with Family Respite Services since 1990. Catharine is a Registered Social Worker.