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Mayor Suzanne D'Eon


Phone: (613) 584-2000, Extension 130

Mayor D’Eon was born and raised in Milton, Ontario.  She graduated in 1983 from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Urban and Regional Planning.  After three years working as a Planning Assistant with the Regional Municipality of Halton in Oakville, Sue married Steve and moved to Deep River where Steve, a forester, was employed by the Petawawa National Forestry Institute (PNFI).  Sue initially volunteered with, and was shortly after hired by, the Ministry of Natural Resources in Pembroke, to work in their Lands Division.  Eventually rising to be the role of District Planner, Sue was responsible for the review of municipal official plans and zoning by-laws as well as land severances and plans of subdivision.  In 1996, Sue left MNR and worked briefly for the County of Renfrew’s new 911 program before being hired by Atomic Energy of Canada, as their first Site Planner.  Sue worked for AECL and CNL for 21 years, primarily in the area of Site Operations, developing progressively more involved strategic plans for site consolidation and redevelopment, eventually managing the Site Planning & Property Management branch.  Most recently Sue lead the groundwork for CNL’s new Asset Management Program before retiring in January 2018.  Sue served for several years with the Candu Swim Club as Clerk of Course for swim meets and Swimathon Coordinator.  She also coached Junior Curling and was on the Board of the Deep River then Renfrew County, United Ways for many years.  Sue and her husband have two grown daughters and a dog named Penny.  In her free time you can often find Sue swimming at the pool, downhill skiing or cycling.

Reeve Glenn Doncaster

Reeve Glenn Doncaster was born in North Bay, Ontario and raised in Deep River where he attended Cockcroft and Keys Public Schools as well as McKenzie High School. Glenn graduated OAC at Brantford Collegiate High School while trying to progress in a career of hockey playing for the Brantford Alexanders Junior “A” and Junior “B” hockey teams. He then completed a Diploma in Computer Technology from the Control Data Institute and embarked on a career with Xerox Canada Ltd. While with Xerox, Glenn held a number of positions including Senior Customer Service Professional, Team Leader and Product Training Specialist. These positions were located in Ottawa, Toronto and various cities in the USA. In 1995, Glenn left his employ with Xerox Canada Ltd. to pursue a number of private business ventures. Since this time he has owned and started a number of businesses in Renfrew County, including Valley Electronics, Advanced Electronic Innovations, Vertex Consulting and Digital Copy Xpress. 

In 2003, Glenn married his high school sweetheart Susan and raised their daughter Megan in Deep River. At the point in time when Megan was graduating from Wilfrid Laurier University, Susan and Glenn adopted two girls from the Toronto area, Autumn (2.5 yrs) and her sister Melina at birth. They are currently living and raising their girls in Deep River where they also operate their businesses together. The Doncaster family enjoys spending their summers on the beautiful Ottawa River boating with friends and extended family.

Glenn has 13 years of experience on Deep River Council, 6 years as a Councillor and 7 years as Deputy Mayor. He is also currently the Director of a mission group “Floors for Families” that travels to the Yamasa area of the Dominican Republic annually to install cement floors in homes of families in need.


Phone: (613) 584-2000, Extension 163


  Councillor Will Fitton


  Phone: (613) 584-2000, Extension 167

  Biography coming soon!


Councillor Christina Giardini-Rochon  


Phone: (613) 584-2000, Extension 168

Biography coming soon!


  Councillor Kathy Hughes

  Councillor Hughes was born and raised in Quebec, graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Education. After a short stint in Alberta, she moved to Fredericton to attend the University of New Brunswick. She moved to Deep River in 1984 after graduating from UNB with a degree in physical education.   In Deep River she has worked as municipal social assistance program administrator; administrator for the Deep River Science Academy; and as writer and managing editor for the North Renfrew Times. She retired in 2018 after a 15-year AECL/CNL career as a training consultant and manager, including over 10 years supporting the NRU reactor. She has served on the North Renfrew Long Term Care Board and the executive committees for the Deep River Symphony Orchestra and the Rolph, Buchanan, Wylie and McKay Historical Society. She is a violinist with the Deep River Symphony Orchestra, sings with the Deep River Choral Group and has been involved on stage, behind the scenes and in the pit band in Deep River Musical Society productions. Her other interests include cross-country skiing, biking and golfing.


  Phone: (613) 584-2000, Extension 166


Councillor Robert McLaren


Phone: (613) 584-2000, Extension 164

Biography coming soon!



Councillor Terry Myers

Councillor Terry Myers was born and raised in Deep River and graduated Mackenzie High School in 1979. He returned with his young family in 1986 and since 1998 has been editor-in-chief of the local newspaper, the North Renfrew Times. Over this time, he has also been involved in the community with the Deep River Scouts, St. Barnabas Anglican Church, the Deep River Players, the Deep River Musical Society and the Deep River Oldtimers Hockey Club. He is serving his second term on town council and is now the proud grandfather of two, Evelyn and Vivienne.


Phone: (613) 584-2000, Extension 165

Town Hall
100 Deep River Road,
Deep River, Ontario K0J 1P0
(613) 584-2000
Suzanne D'Eon
Extension 130
Glenn Doncaster
Extension 163
Robert McLaren
Extension 164
Terry Myers
Extension 165
Kathy Hughes
Extension 166
Will Fitton
Extension 167
Christina Giardini-Rochon
Extension 168