Susan St. Amant
Sue is lifelong resident of Penetanguishene and part owner of St. Amant & Sons Inc. a regional family owned and operated business founded in 1875. As a member of a fourth generation executive team, Sue participates fully in corporate strategic planning and business development decisions; an experienced business women!
Sue takes a hands-on approach to customer service and plays a unique role in representing the family business in the community. Among her many responsibilities, Sue is a key decision-maker for corporate sponsorship and fundraising opportunities and is personally involved in both endeavours. She even does the voice-overs for radio advertising the business and can be seen gracing the company float in Penetanguishene’s Winterama Parade.
As a proactive member of the community, Sue has been heavily involved in many areas. To provide children and youth with recreational opportunities, she helped with the fundraising, planning and building of the Skateboard Park as part of the Friends of Youth and is on the Martyr’s Shrine Tiawenk committee to help raise funds for the Shrine. She also works with the St. Vincent de Paul Penetanguishene food bank.
Sue’s compassion for victims of ill health have involved her with both the Canadian Cancer Society and Heart & Stroke Foundation raising awareness and canvassing door to door. Her concern for public safety and security inspired her to sit on The Police Service Board where she served as Chair for many years. In addition, she is an active and reliable supporter of the Penetanguishene Rotary Club and has previous board experience as a director of the Penetanguishene Curling Club.
Sue has formed friendships and collaborative bonds with like-minded people who seek to assist others and make a difference in the world. Her greatest motivation is derived from building and strengthening goodwill and community.