Leadership
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Our Leadership

Our ten-person leadership team is deeply committed to our mission and vision! Together, we are working to make our members stronger and improve their lives socially, mentally, physically and financially.

Here’s a snapshot of our leadership team.
 

Chief Executive Officer

COMMODORE (RETIRED) SEAN N. CANTELON
Sean is the Chief Executive Officer of CFMWS, a social enterprise that creates positive value for our members by delivering a wide range of morale and wellness programs to our military community to support the operational readiness and effectiveness of the Canadian Armed Forces.
See Sean’s bio.

Chief Operating Officer

MAJOR-GENERAL (RETIRED) IAN POULTER
Ian is the Chief Operating Officer and ensures the alignment of the goals of all divisions to ensure that CFMWS grows to reach its vision.
See Ian’s bio.

Chief Financial Officer

JULIE PECKHAM 
Julie is the Chief Financial Officer and oversees capital structure and cash flow to ensure CFMWS is fiscally transparent and responsible.
See Julie’s Bio.
 

Chief Information Officer

BRUCE PICKARD
Bruce is the Chief Information Officer and directs the information and technology infrastructure for our IT network. He also leads the technology strategy of the organization.
See Bruce's bio.

Senior Vice President Personnel Support Programs

BRIGADIER-GENERAL (RETIRED) BRUCE PLOUGHMAN
Bruce is the Senior Vice President Personnel Support Programs. He manages programs such as fitness, sports, recreation and health promotion programs on Bases and Wings across Canada and in deployed operations, which ultimately contributes to the Canadian Armed Forces' operational readiness. 
See Bruce's bio.

Senior Vice President Commercial Services

LARRY MOHR
Larry is the Senior Vice President Commercial Services charged with the retail services of CANEX
retail services and SISIP Financial and the Canadian Defence Community Banking (CDCB) program.
See Larry's bio.

Vice President Corporate Services

COLONEL (RETIRED) STEVEN R. FASH
Steve is the Vice President Corporate Services. Steve is responsible for a number of the organization’s corporate responsibilities, including environmental compliance, NPP education, contracting and procurement and Real Property Management. 
See Steve’s bio.

Vice President Human Resources

MICHELLE LAFRAMBOISE
Michele is the Vice President Human Resources. She provides guidance on establishing HR policies, practices for talent management and compliance with labour laws and employment/benefit regulations.
See Michelle's bio.

Director Military Family Services

COLONEL TELAH MORRISON
Telah is the Director Military Family Services. She provides oversight for the delivery of national and local services to military families who are faced with the challenges of frequent separation and relocation.
See Telah's bio.

Chief Warrant Officer

CWO MARCO CÔTÉ
Marco is the CFMWS Chief. He advises the CEO and other CFMWS senior leaders on issues relating to CAF members and the larger Defence community.
See Marco's bio.