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Meet Me at the PMFRC

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Introducing Angèle Scullion

Name: Angèle Scullion
Position: Information Services Assistant


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Tell us more about your role at the PMFRC and the programs that you are involved in.
I recently accepted the position of Information Services Assistant, where I provide new and current families with information about the PMFRC’s programs and services, help members clear in and out, help out with briefings and more. Through one-on-one Zoom sessions, I help make sure families are well settled, and are directed accordingly when they have questions. I also educate families about different programs and events that are happening within the community.

How long have you worked for the PMFRC?
3 years and two months as of March 2021.

Tell me about your background (experience, education, etc.)
I graduated high school in 2013 but have no further schooling (yet). Since graduating, the majority of work I’ve done has been in customer service and administration.

What can people expect to see when they first meet you?
I’d say you’re meeting a pretty happy and outgoing person who’s always willing to lend a hand in any way possible – don’t hesitate to ask questions!

What is your favourite part about working for the PMFRC?
Connecting with families and sharing similar stories, being able to give a sense of home by providing them with as much information about the area as possible, and making them feel welcome. It’s a great feeling to know you’ve truly helped someone out, especially during stressful times like new postings or deployments. 

What is your greatest accomplishment or proudest moment working for the PMFRC?
I couldn’t be happier to have joined this team, I am proud to work for the PMFRC. So far, my greatest accomplishment is my promotion to Information Services Assistant where I am challenged in such a rewarding way daily and get to continue sharing my knowledge with families in many ways.

Where are you from and what brought you to Petawawa? How long have you lived here?
I moved from Embrun, ON to Petawawa in 2015 to live with my then-boyfriend -- who is now my husband. We’ve been living in Petawawa together for 6 years.

What advice do you have for families transitioning to Petawawa?
If you really want great insight on the area, our services and maybe more – book a one-on-one appointment with a member of our team and we will gladly chat with you over Zoom to give you all the details! It’s a great place to start if you’re new to the area and have some questions you may not know who to ask. 

What is your favourite thing about living in the area? What is your favourite thing to do in the winter? The summer?
My favourite part is the scenery (parks/trails). In the summer I love walking the many paths with my dogs, kayaking or even fishing. However, during the winter I usually find something to do indoors because I do not like the cold. You’ll find me playing video games, reading or watching televison.

Leave us with a few words of wisdom -- what is your favourite quote?
“An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backwards; so when life pulls you back with difficulties, it just means it will launch you into something great!”