Lifetime South Porcupine Resident.
Actively involved in a healthy community.
Executive member of many sports leagues.
Member of the South Porcupine Revitalization Committee. Member of the Timmins Senior Centre – read more

Brenda Torresan


Angie Corson is a Senior Biologist with Blue Heron Environmental. She graduated with a Masters of Science in Biology and an Environmental Certificate from Laurentian University – read more

Angie Corson

Vice President

I am a “Pottsville Girl” who attended Whitney Public School, Schumacher High and Roland Michener Secondary School and then Sudbury Regional School of Nursing – read more

Paula (Sillanpää) Hoggett


I was born in South Porcupine and raised on the shore of Porcupine Lake. I still proudly refer to Porcupine as “my home”. Growing up, the Lake was the recreational center of our community – read more

Sherrill Richards

Director at Large

Born and raised in Schumacher, now calling South Porcupine home. I have a background in Natural Resource Science and am an amateur botanist, having a deep admiration for the flora and fauna of the Boreal Forest – read more

Christina Colantonio

Membership Coordinator

Jessica is a university student at Algoma, finishing her bachelor of Community Development, and she also holds a diploma in Social Service Work. She is a very friendly, open-minded, and non-judgmental person who enjoys spending time with her child watching movies and going camping – read more

Jessica Mayer

Assistant Education/Community Outreach Coordinator

Meaghan grew up in South Porcupine to a big family with a love for the outdoors. Growing up, her father spent time contributing to the community and was influential in the creation of the Rotary
Trail between South Porcupine and Timmins, now named the Ross Stringer Memorial Trail in his honour – read more

Meagan Stringer

Assistant to Special Projects

Born and raised in South Porcupine, lived very close to Porcupine Lake and spent many days fishing there with friends. Many of my friends lived in Porcupine, in the winter I would snow mobile across the lake to visit my friends and then girlfriend Debbie. In 1976 got married to Debbie
and made the big move to Timmins – read more

Rick Cecconi

Communication Coordinator/Website Designer

A Letter from the Board


At Friends of The Porcupine River Watershed our goal and mission statement is to Improve water quality and safe recreational use of the Porcupine River Watershed; through public education of conservation and sustainable practices.

To provide community based guidance for the good management, enhancement and utilization of healthy, sustainable, aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems.


Brenda Torresan




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