Maplegate House

Board Members

Acting PRESIDENT Laurie-Ann Reddick Member Since 2019.

Laurie Ann Reddick had been on the Maplegate Board for 4 years.  She has worked in various fields such as Social Work, Violence against Woman and Children (VAW), addictions and mental health.  She feels that fundraising is her strong suit.

Why she wants to be on the board: She strongly supports the mission and goals of Maplegate.  She has been involved with Women in Crisis in the Guelph area as well as the Waterloo Sexual Assault Centre.  Laurie Ann has a strong value of community involvement and believes in the importance of being involved in making a change.

Areas of Interest/Hobbies: Laurie Ann is interested in public education and awareness.  She loves reading, yoga and hiking.


Acting VICE PRESIDENT Stephen Snow 2020 



TREASURER Laura Shamess Member Since 2022



SECRETARY Chloe Hamelin Member Since 2021


DIRECTOR Cathy Groh Member Since 1999

Cathy Groh has been on the Maplegate board for over twenty years.  She is a doctor at the Family Health Team in Elliot Lake and has been recognized for her contributions in the medical field.

Why she wants to be on the board: She wants to assist in providing services to women, children and the homeless.  She wants to remain current on the challenges that face women and children in the VAW sector as well as the homeless situation in Elliot Lake.

Areas of Interest/Hobbies: Cathy loves to travel and garden in her free time.


DIRECTOR Tammy Roberts Member Since 2015

Tammy Roberts has been on the Maplegate Board for seven years.  She is a dedicated Midwife who is self employed.

Why she wants to be on the board: She has a keen interest in women’s issues, particularly autonomy.

Areas of Interest/Hobbies: Tammy enjoys making the most of all four seasons with a variety of outdoor activities.


DIRECTOR Miranda Pelletier Member Since 2022


DIRECTOR Serena Atallah Member Since 2022