Céline Carrière – Executive Director
Céline has been at the helm of CHASEO as Executive Director since January 2012.
She is a passionate and active member of the co-operative sector, particularly in the co-operative housing movement, where she has worked and volunteered for more than 7 years. Céline graduated from the University of Ottawa with a B.A in English Literature and Communications. She also completed the Co-operative Management Certificate through York University in 2012.
Céline has sat on a number of Boards, including the founding Board of McLean Co-op, Coopérative Jeanneville, OnCo-op and Rooftops Canada; Céline is currently a member of Glenn Haddrell Housing Co-op and has served on the Board at Your Credit Union since 2013.
Céline represents housing co-operatives on a number of City of Ottawa working groups, and has a positive working relationship with the Agency for Co-operative Housing.
A member of a housing co-operative herself, Céline works hard to serve housing co-ops across Eastern Ontario. She strongly believes in promoting good governance, strong management, effective planning and the co-operative principles.
613-230-2201 Ext: 223 firstname.lastname@example.org
Lee Pepper – Administrative Assistant
Lee Pepper joined CHASEO in May 2015.
Lee is also a member of Centretown Citizens Ottawa’s Board of Directors and its Membership and Communications Committee. They graduated from McGill University in 2008 with a B.A. in Philosophy, and also completed the University of Victoria’s Certificate in Non-Profit and Voluntary Sector Management in 2014.
They are interested in public history, issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and two-spirit (LGBTQ2S) communities, and all things D.I.Y..
They are glad to have the opportunity to support access to empowering, sustainable, and diverse housing.
613-230-2201 Ext: 242 email@example.com
Pictured above: the CHASEO Board of Directors for 2016-2017 (Indigo Holley absent).
Make-up of the Board
The Board of Directors is elected annually to oversee the Association’s operations.
There are 7 directors: five (5) seats designated to represent housing co-operatives, one (1) seat to represent staff organizations and one (1) seat is an at large position.