The provincial annual report lists all public sector employees, both at the provincial and municipal level, who received $100,000 or more in salary or total wages during the year. Among just the staff for municipalities and public health services agencies serving the Prescott-Russell region, there are almost 100 names on the list for the year 2019.
The Township of East Hawkesbury is the sole municipality among the eight in Prescott-Russell which has no one on the 2019 Sunshine List.
Among the other seven municipalities and the United Counties of Prescott-Russell (UCPR), the Sunshine List names for 2019 include: Stéphane Parisien, UCPR chief administrator, at $224,847.58; Jean Leduc, Russell Township chief administrator, at $155,250.58; Helen Collier, Clarence-Rockland chief administrator, at $153,150.37; Roch Hébert, Alfred-Plantagenet Township public works director, at $105,182; Josée Brizard, The Nation Municipality chief administrator and clerk, at $133,009.52; Linda Desjardins-Bergeron, Casselman general manager, at $141,672.16; Paula Knudsen, Champlain Township chief administrator, at $136,094.96; Daniel Gatien, Hawkesbury chief administrator, at $149,987.36.
Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, Chief Medical Health Officer for the Eastern Ontario Health Unit, who is leading the fight in the region against the COVID-19 pandemic, is on the 2019 Sunshine List with a salary for last year at $338,152.40.
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