Meet The Team

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Pauline Wiedow

Executive Director

For 22 years now, Pauline has been setting up this organization, first with a few friends in Châteauguay, then later in the Montérégie Ouest region serving five MRCs. Pauline Wiedow’s vision, generosity and determination have never ceased to attract and mobilize friends, collaborators, volunteers and now a dozen employees who all work in unison to offer services to a community happy to meet and be together in English.


Matt Mardini

Program Manager

Matt joined the MWCN in August 2021. He works closely with the Executive Director on all the MWCN aspects, maintaining and creating programs. Matt has built his skills with over 20 years of experience in different fields, executing many tasks, yet he still has the same passion to learn new things and to live new adventures.

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Clement Bergeron

Network Partnership Initiative Coordinator (NPI) - Vaudreuil-Soulanges

Clément is the coordinator of the Network Partnership Initiative of Vaudreuil-Soulanges and as such he mobilizes and maintains a collaborative link with all the stakeholders of the MRC, including but not limited to: the cities, institutions and community organizations.

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Annum Siddiqui

Office Assistant - Vaudreuil-Soulanges

Annum is the Office Assistant for MWCN in Vaudreuil-Soulanges, located in Pincourt. She helps with the administration and organizing of activities for MWCN, and assists the Coordinator of Community Development in all projects

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Elliott Arthur

Project Coordinator - Haut Saint Laurent / Châteauguay Valley

Elliott coordinates activities for the community and maintains partnerships with other community organizations in Huntingdon. He represents MWCN and the English-speaking community with regional health institutions. He writes and translates documents concerning health for the benefit of MWCN’s members. He develops and implements informational tools to raise awareness about available services in English.

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Sharon Vocino

Network Partnership Initiative Coordinator (NPI) - Châteauguay/Candiac

Sharon is the Chateauguay and Candiac NPI Coordinator (Network Partnership Initiative) for MWCN.  She enjoys working with the public and has a strong tie to her community.  Sharon is a figure skating coach, belly dancing instructor, and avid gardener. Sharon works with community organizations and partners to facilitate access to and information for the English-speaking community. She also is involved in the many activities at Candiac and Chateauguay offices.

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Tonya Wright

Administrative Assistant

Tonya started working as Administrative Assistant in January 2021! Tonya graduated from Special Care Counselling in June of 2013, and has been working in the non-profit sector since. Tonya is passionate about helping the community and has been a great asset to the team! 


Shannon Keyes

Bright Beginnings Coordinator

Shannon Keyes has 19 years of experience in creating successful educational programs targeting our community's 3-5 years old kids.
Now Shannon is the coordinator of the Bright Beginnings program at MWCN

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Lorie Marcotte

Coordinator of Community Development - Vaudreuil-Soulanges

Lorie is the Coordinator of Community Development & Special Projects representing the 23 cities in the MRC of Vaudreuil-Soulanges.

Some of her responsibilities also include McGill Dialogue Bursaries as well as English instruction to CISMMO employees.

Her office is located in Pincourt, which also serves as a Wellness Centre for the Senior community.

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Kim Wilson

Network Partnership Initiative Coordinator (NPI) - Haut Saint Laurent / Châteauguay Valley

Kim is a retired NFSB school secretary/community liaison. She is the MWCN NPI (Network Partnership Initiative) officer for the Huntingdon Office/Wellness Center which supports the Haut-Saint-Laurent, Beauharnois-Salaberry and Jardins-de-Napierville regions.

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Nora Donnelly

Community Outreach Coordinator - Haut Saint Laurent / Châteauguay Valley

Nora is the Outreach Coordinator in the Huntingdon Wellness Center. She works with the public and community partners to facilitate access to services and activities in English in the area.

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Sandra Vocino 

Community Outreach Coordinator - Candiac

Sandra is the Community Outreach Coordinator in Candiac as part of a partnership initiative between MWCN and ARC. She has been involved in the Candiac Community for as long as she can remember in one capacity or another. Her combined experiences as a professional figure skating coach, technical executive assistant and professional photographer have been of great benefit to the English community of Candiac.