Board of Directors 2021

Dorian Noble (President)

Dorian was born in Sarnia and returned to her hometown 5 years ago. Currently she holds the role of Community Engagement Coordinator with Skyline Living.  Her volunteer experience consists of work with the Sarnia-Lambton YMCA Jerry McCaw Family Centre, Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, and CREW – Atlanta & CREW – Treasure Coast. She competed her studies at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida with a Bachelors in Business Administration with concentration in International Business and a minor in Healthcare Administration. Dorian is thrilled to be on the Women’s Interval Home Board where she can support the Vision, Mission and Values of the organization to better support our community.


Patrick St. Amand (Secretary)

Patrick was born and raised in Sarnia. He is a father, a husband, and an elementary school teacher. Being a member of the Women’s Interval Home Board of Directors is a tremendous responsibility. The work that the employees at the home do is inspiring and crucial for women and children in our community, and Patrick is proud to help contribute in any way that he can to aid the Women’s Interval Home.


Erin Pollard 

Erin has been on the Woman’s Interval Home Board since 2012. She currently holds the role of Treasurer. She has been in the financial world since 2005 mostly brokering, however in the last 3 years she has found a home at IG Wealth Management. She is also the president of MADD Sarnia Lambton where she celebrated her 10th year as a volunteer. She is blessed to be part of the Board at the home, assisting women and children in our community who are experiencing domestic violence and need our services. She looks forward to working with the Board to best support the amazing staff at the Women’s Interval Home in carrying out such important work in our community.


Jessica Bonnema

Jessica  is a family law lawyer practicing in both the Sarnia and London areas. She has seen firsthand the violence women and children face in family disputes and is a fierce advocate for vulnerable individuals. Born and raised in Sarnia, Jessica takes pride in giving back to the community she has always called home. She is a long-time supporter of the Women’s Interval Home and looks forward to serving women and children in our community that require these necessary resources.


Marina Plain/ Misko Gizhik Kwe

Marina has a degree in social services from Lambton College. She is currently employed with Anishinabek Nation – Union Of Ontario Indians , Health Department for  39 First Nations as a Jordan’s Principle Navigator. Marina has served as part of our Community Leadership at Aamjiwnaang First Nation Council for two terms. She has extensive experience as a member of Government boards ,Women’s Council’s , Treaty Council,  Federal Missing and Murder Indigenous Women’ advisory ,  City of Sarnia UNDRIP,  Environment , BI-National Public Advisory, Education committees and various working groups. She looks forward to working alongside fellow Women’s Interval Home Board members as we strive toward our mandate.


Martha Chipman

Martha is a retired Financial Advisor with 34 years in the banking industry. She also was an elementary teacher. Born and raised in Sarnia she is an alumna from University of Western Ontario as well as Lambton College. Over the years she has volunteered on many committees, boards and fundraisers.  As a big believer of supporting the necessary and vital services that benefit and strengthen our community she is honored to serve on the board to help further the mandate and vision of The Women’s Interval Home.




The Women’s Interval Home of Sarnia and Lambton Inc., is a not-for-profit, 17-bed short-term shelter for abused women and their children located in Sarnia, Ontario. Our mission statement is to provide an immediate, safe alternative to an abusive family setting for women and children; and to enhance personal dignity by working towards the elimination of family violence.

Ideal candidates should be passionate about our mandate and committed to excellence. In addition to skills and expertise, Board members will reflect strong ethics, and be prepared to work in a team environment. If you are interested in becoming a Board Member, please contact:
The Executive Director at (519) 336-5200 ext. #229, or

Board of Directors Application Form