Our people


Meet some of the people working to create a kinder, more inclusive and supportive place for people living with dementia and see how you can join our team.

Mosaic of people

The staff, volunteers and board of the Alzheimer Society of Sault Ste. Marie & Algoma are strongly committed to supporting people living with dementia, their caregivers and their families.

First Link Coordinators (family support, counseling, and education)

  • Vicky Roy - Sault Ste. Marie
  • Cathie Randell - Sault Ste. Marie
  • Lisa DeZordo - Sault Ste. Marie
  • Renee Pitre - Sault Ste. Marie
  • Wende Diemer - East Algoma
  • Christy Reid - North Algoma

Education Coordinators (public education, school presentations, provider training and workshops)

  • Janice Seppala - Sault Ste. Marie
  • Wende Diemer - East Algoma
  • Christy Reid - North Algoma

Recreation Therapists

  • Kirby Beadle - Sault Ste. Marie
  • Heather Grant - Sault Ste. Marie
  • Tanya Harrison - East Algoma 
  • Lisa Ritchie - Sault Ste. Marie
  • Kate MacLeod - Sault Ste. Marie

Behaviour Support Facilitator

  • Kelly Spurr

Fund Development Coordinators

  • Bea Fioramanti - Sault Ste. Marie
  • Tanya Harrison - East Algoma
  • Christy Reid - North Algoma

Minds in Motion

  • Debby Sorokopud – Sault Ste. Marie


  • Teresa Michel - Financial Clerk
  • Rebecca Perry - Administrative Assistant
  • Terry Caporossi - Executive Director

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Since 1985, the Alzheimer Society of Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma District has been dedicated to improving the quality of life for people living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and advancing the search for the cause and cure.

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