Board of Directors

A volunteer Board of Directors governs MSC. These five Directors are very active in setting direction for MSC as well as championing activities to meet our objectives.

  • Shawna Lechner-Rumpel - Director/President

  • Wendy Busse - Director

  • Annie Perreault - Director

  • Paula Varvaro - Director


Shawna Lechner-RumpelShawna Lechner-Rumpel, MBA - Director/President

By day, Shawna is a Senior Business Planner for a large, local company. In her spare time, she volunteers on the Board of Directors of MSC, allowing her to use her business and leadership skills to help others. A Mastocytosis patient herself, Shawna is committed to helping others enjoy the best possible quality of life.


Wendy BusseWendy Busse, MSc - Director

Wendy Busse is a registered dietitian specializing in mast cell disease. She is a nationally recognized expert in food hypersensitivity nutrition care. In addition to client counselling, she has initiated many continuing education programs for registered dietitians, including Food Allergy News and the Art & Science of Food Hypersensitivity    


annie perreault headshotAnnie Perreault, M.A. - Director

As a Clinical Psychologist and a Clinical Professor working for the professionnal development of residents in family medicine, Annie is devoted and passionate.  Her humanistic and optimistic approach, as well as her strong beliefs in each and everyone's ressources, gives her a charismatic personality. 


Paula Varvaro, Director