Our Professional Team

A professional, passionate team.

We have 160 employees working hard to provide needed community services. Add to our value and come work with us.

You can read more about our work and board of directors in our 2017/18 annual report.

Management Team

  • Executive Director: Jaye Russell
  • Administration Manager: Lisa Brickell
  • Human Resources Director: Laura Arason
  • Quality Assurance Manager:
  • Communications and Fundraising Manager: Janice MacLean (on leave)

Finance Office

  • General Accountant: Gaby Emard
  • Bookkeeping & Payroll Manager: Sandie Carrico
  • Financial Assistant: Lindsay Burke

Early Child Development Services

  • Director: Suzie Soman
  • Manager: Cheryl Simpson

Community Living Services

  • Director: Donna Bent
  • Manager: Chelsie Brubacher

Outreach Services

  • Director: Jan Oberson
  • Manager: Karen Clarke

Housing & Facilities Services

  • Manager: Dennis Smith

Board of Directors

  • President: Britni Troy
  • Vice-President: Lisa Bjornson
  • Treasurer: Errin Mechler
  • Director: Julia Black
  • Director: Katherine Edwards
  • Director: Negar Elmieh
  • Director: Jocelyn Pointkoski
  • Director: Jen Schorz