Volunteer Board profile: Chantell Barone

A dedicated volunteer for the Knottwood Community League (and also the Mill Woods Cultural and Recreational Facility Association), Chantell is a very long serving member of our Knottwood community. She has been volunteering her time with our community league for 16 years in various roles, and currently holds the position of Treasurer. Chantell is the backbone of our Board: with her accounting background and her immense experience with the league, Chantell is truly the glue that binds us.

Over her many years with the KCL Board, Chantell has mentored new Board members, provided guidance to ensure our success, and has always kept our initiative for a new Community Centre at the forefront of our thoughts throughout our community revitalization period.

The past year has been especially onerous for the Treasurer role, considering the numerous renovations we’ve experienced and with building our Kinder School and Out of School Care program.  All of her efforts continue to ensure the KCL Board will have a strong, fulfilling, and bright future.

She has touched each and every one of us in a positive manner and we all hope to have her continue in her role for many more years.


Name: Chantell Barone
Position on the Board: Treasurer
Family demographic: Married with two teenage boys
Neighbourhood: Ekota
How long have you been a resident?: 19 years
Why do you choose to volunteer and why dedicate your time to us?: Initially, I volunteered to meet more people in the neighbourhood and then it was because I believe in giving back to my community.
What is your favourite part of living on Knottwood?: I feel safe here and it’s close to everything I need.
What do you do as a career?: Accounting
What do you like to do for fun?:Golf!!! Scrapbooking, reading and camping.

Did you know we are run by volunteers?
Want to get involved in our great Knottwood Community? It’s a great way to meet your neighbours, make new friends and have a say in building our great neighbourhood. Even if you don’t have time to volunteer for the board, we are always looking for people to run an event or help with administrative/logistics relating to all that we do.

See a list of current volunteer opportunities.

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