NOSDA Press Release - Executive Director

For Immediate Release – August 12, 2022

The Northern Ontario Service Deliverers Association is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract extension with Fern Dominelli as the Executive Director for NOSDA.

“The need for Northern communities to work together and develop a Northern Strategy focused on strengthening our human services systems has never been greater” stated Michelle Boileau, Chair, NOSDA “We are happy to have Fern continue on as the Executive Director to support our members and work closely with our northern municipal associations.”

Mr. Dominelli brings with him over 40 years of leadership experience in the human services sector and led NOSDA into a post‐pandemic work focused on strengthening Northern Ontario’s affordable housing, social assistance, employment, children’s services and paramedic services systems.

“I am proud and honored to have the opportunity to continue to lead NOSDA and its members into a new and exciting future for the human services in a post-pandemic era,” said Fern Dominelli. “I look forward to strengthening NOSDA’s strategic partnerships and continuing to build on our members’ incredible work which is already contributing so much to Northern Ontario’s economy and municipalities.”

In Northern Ontario, a group of 10 District Social Services Administration Boards (DSSAB’s) and the one Consolidated Municipal Services Managers (CMSM) have joined together to form NOSDA to create a more effective and holistic approach to supporting families, community, and industry in Northern Ontario.

For further details please contact Fern Dominelli, NOSDA Executive Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 705-665-2944.