Meet the Board of Directors

Jay McLean
President

Jay and his wife Tina, with their two young boys, have been Stonebridge residents since 2008. Jay was born in Ottawa and has been a resident of Barrhaven for over 35 years. Jay has over 20 years experience in IT solution architecture and enterprise system delivery with specialization in biometric solutions. Jay worked for numerous private and public sector organizations before starting his own consulting business in 2001. Jay and his family love the game of golf, and moved to Stonebridge to be close to the many wonderful aspects of the game. In the role of President since 2014, Jay is passionate about ensuring the longevity of the 18 hole championship Stonebridge Golf Course and the thriving Stonebridge community. Jay has managed the Stonebridge ‘Just for Fun’ Soccer Program for community kids aged 3-9 since he joined the association in 2013. Jay was the recipient of a Canada 150th Inspiration Award in 2017 for his volunteer community service.

Contact Jay at president@stonebridgeca.com

 

Mike Kujawski
Vice-President and Director – Communications

Mike and his wife Erika moved to Stonebridge in 2014 and have been in love with their home and gorgeous community ever since. They have 3 young kids, 2 cats, and both work full time while actively volunteering on various boards, which keeps their day-to-day schedule quite lively. Mike is a global management consultant, trainer, and professional speaker specializing in Strategic Social (Behaviour Change) Marketing, Communications,  Branding, Digital Engagement, and Digital Culture. His niche lies in helping government and non-profit organizations around the world be more effective in how they engage and communicate with the public on major national initiatives. Through his own consulting firm, the Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing (CEPSM.ca), Mike has worked with hundreds of organizations in Canada and internationally across 4 continents. Some of his clients include Elections Canada, Health Canada, Office of the Auditor-General, Governments of Kazakhstan, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, and the United Nations Development Programme.  Mike joined the SCA in 2018 and was also an active member of the Stonebridge Working Group (SWG), which helped to fight for and secure the future of Stonebridge greenspace. When not working or spending time with his family, Mike enjoys reading, running (on the Stonebridge trail), and meditation.

Contact Mike at mike.kujawski@stonebridgeca.com

Ann Miller
Secretary

Ann and her husband moved from the GTA to the Ottawa area in 2017. They instantly fell in love with the Stonebridge community where they purchased their home. Ann has been enjoying retirement following a long and successful career in sales; having represented an international airline, large printing papers distributors and most recently having worked in the capacity of financial security advisor for a large insurance company. Her interests range from cooking and gardening to writing and communications. Travel is high on her list of preferred activities; as is time with her two adult children who have also moved to the Ottawa area.

Contact Ann at ann.miller@stonebridgeca.com

 


Josie Barraco
Treasurer

Josie and her husband Sal have been living in Barrhaven since moving from Montreal in 1980. They enjoyed living in the area very much so after a three year posting to Washington, in 2010 they moved to Stonebridge. They have two daughters and a son currently living in the Ottawa area and 4 grandchildren. Retired in 2013 from the federal government where she worked in financial accounting. Josie also worked for Bell Canada and MRI Consulting, the consulting firm that was responsible for building the beautiful new Ottawa Airport. Josie is responsible for managing the SCA budget.

Contact Josie at treasurer@stonebridgeca.com

 

Ivola Johnson
Director – Events

Married with two children, Ivola has been a Stonebridge resident since 2008. Ivola was born and raised in Hungary and came to Canada after high school for a year to be a live-in caregiver. After doing so for a few years, completed a Computer Science degree at the University of Ottawa, worked 10 years in the private IT world and joined the government in 2008. Ivola is responsible for managing SCA events for the association and is always looking for your event ideas for all age groups.

Contact Ivola at events@stonebridgeca.com

 

Niraj Singhal
Advisor – Sponsorship

Niraj, his wife and three daughters have been proud Stonebridge residents since 2009. After serving a 5 year term on the Stonebridge Community Association’s Board of Directors from 2010-2015, Niraj rejoined the Board in 2018 as a result of the Community’s concerns over proposed new residential development on the golf course. He is an active supporter of the Community, and a firm believer that families that opt to make Stonebridge home are choosing to make an investment in both real estate and quality of life.
It is a Community unlike any other led by a strong Community Association, proud residents and the most valuable and picturesque real estate in Barrhaven.

Contact Niraj at niraj.singhal@stonebridgeca.com

 

Renuka Holman
Director – Parks and Environment

Renuka and her husband have been residents of Ottawa for over 12 years with the last 5 being in Stonebridge. She really enjoys coming home to this lovely community after working downtown in her management role with the Public Service. Renuka brings more than twenty years of professional work experience in the areas of sales, marketing, outreach, and partnerships in both the private and public sectors. Having grown up in Montreal, she has lived in several major Canadian cities but has decided to settle in Ottawa because of how much she enjoys living in our beautiful capital region. A proud mother of two busy teenagers, she also enjoys cooking, traveling, event planning, and volunteering to heighten and foster a sense of community. As such she looks forward to her continued contribution to the Stonebridge Community Association.

Contact Renuka at parks@stonebridgeca.com

 

James Tan
Membership

James and his wife Judy moved to Ottawa in 1999 and settled in the beautiful Stonebridge community in 2007. They have two daughters, who keep him and his wife busy besides their full-time jobs. James is a sports enthusiast, he played soccer representing his university, also is an avid golfer and basketball player.  Professionally, James has worked in IT for over 20 years. He has experience with large companies as well as startups. Currently, James works as a consultant specializing in SDN solutions for ISPs around the globe. James participated in Kilbirnie park playground improvement fundraising event back to 2007 and he will keep contributing to this wonderful community.

Contact James at membership@stonebridgeca.com

 

Lee Nguyen
Web Administrator

 

Contact Lee at web.administrator@stonebridgeca.com