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Human Resources

The Human Resources Department assists all employees and prospective employees by answering questions related to their employment, providing information related to benefits, pensions and the retirement process, as well as supporting employee wellness. In addition, the Human Resources Department assists administration with employment related issues such as employee recruitment / selection, collective agreement implementation and grievance management.

Our Mission


Phone: (807) 274-9855 ext. 4971 or ext. 4972
Confidential FAX: (807) 274-1950


Education Centre at 522 Second Street East, Fort Frances.
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

* The accessible entrance to the Education Centre is off the parking lot at the rear of the building.

* Please check in at the reception area and a representative from the Human Resources Department will meet you.


Kevin KnutsenKevin Knutsen, Executive Officer of Employee and Labour Relations 
Contact @ 274-9855 [ext. 4980] kevin.knutsen@rrdsb.com

  • Responsible for all Human Resources related matters and functions
  • Department and system leadership related to Employee and Labour Relations



Alexandra Kozlowski, Employee Relations & Wellness Consultant alex
Contact @ 274-9855 [ext. 4981] alex.kozlowski@rrdsb.com
  • Employee Wellness
  • Disability Management & Workplace Accommodations
  • LTD Claims & Disability Benefits Support
  • Employee Incident & WSIB Claims Management
  • Health and Safety 
  • Accessibility


Emily MartinEmily Martin, Human Resources Coordinator
Contact @ 274-9855  [ext. 4972] emily.martin@rrdsb.com
Provides Human Resources related supports and services to employees in the following employee groups:   

  • OSSTF Teachers and OSSTF Occasional Teachers
  • ETFO Educational Support Personnel
  • Principals/Vice-Principals
  • Non-Union/Managers/Senior Administration   



Zane Zerbinati, Human Resources Coordinator

Contact @ 274-9855 [ext. 4993] zane.zerbinati@rrdsb.com
Provides Human Resources related supports and services to employees in the following employee groups:

  • ETFO Teachers
  • ETFO Occasional Teachers

Tara Rajala, Human Resources Coordinator

Contact @ 274-9855 [ext. 4971] tara.rajala@rrdsb.com
Provides Human Resources related supports and services to employees in the following employee groups:

  • CUPE Members

Patty McNally, Receptionist/SFE OperatorPatty McNally

Contact @ 274-9855 [ext. 5000] patricia.mcnally@rrdsb.com
Provides support and services to all employees in the following areas:

  • Smart Find Express (SFE) dispatch
  • Education Centre Reception
  • Business Office Support

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Job Postings

Collective Agreements

  1. Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF)
  2. Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)
  3. Educational Support Personnel (ESP) – ETFO
  4. OSSTF Occasional Teachers
  5. ETFO Occasional Teachers
  6. ETFO  Teachers 2019-2022
  7. OSSTF 2017-2019 Extension Agreement-Salary Grids

Human Resources Questions and Answers

Please use this site to discover more about what the Human Resources department can do for you. You can find answers to questions regarding benefits, employment and more.

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