Our Team

Board of Directors:

Andrew Spence – President
Mike Zacharias – Vice President
Bruce Klassen – Treasurer
Jodi St. Amant – Secretary
Dr. Angela Clark – Director
Peter Havens – Director
Kelsey Noakes – Director
Shanlee Scott – Director

Leadership Team:

Kelly Holmes – Executive Director

Breda Vosters – Director of Grants and Information

Michelle Kowalchuk – Director of Mental Health and Addictions

Talia Potash – Director of Housing

Caryn Birch – Director of Education and Training

Ran-Lee Rhinas – Human Resources Manager

Kerby Reimer – Director of Operations


Kelly Holmes, Executive Director

Asha Harrington, Executive Assistant

Breda Vosters, Director of Grants and Information

Brittney Nygaard, Information Team Lead

Matthew Altieri, Grants and Information Assistant

Kerby Reimer, Director of Operations

Ayla Banks, Program Assistant

Kenny Chee, Stats & Information Assistant

Ran-Lee Rhinas, Human Resources Manager

Nicholas Friesen, Communications & Donor Relations

Allan Bedard, Financial Controller

Dwight Samchek, Bookkeeper

Hilary Beardy, Cultural Program Coordinator

Access to Immediate Needs

Steve Wolfe, Basic Needs Coordinator

Scott McNicol, Street Outreach Coordinator

Brittney Nygaard, Street Outreach Worker

Tammie Kolbuck, Street Outreach Worker

Eric Schweig, Street Outreach Worker

Candice Rantanen, Peer Kitchen Coordinator

Adam George, Drop in, Kitchen Support Worker

Mappy Troller, Cultural Drop-in Support worker


Talia Potash, Director of Housing

Aaron Ghebrehiwot, Rapid Rehousing Manager

Apryl Aisaican, Transitional Housing Manager

Meghan Fifi, Rapid Rehousing Case Manager

Ahmad Salem, REST Case Manager

Francis Romawac, ROOM Case Manager

Crystal Hughes, Cultural Case Manager

Alex Anderson, REST Case Manager

Milaine Carbotte, Housing First Case Manager

Shawn Thomas, Housing First Case Manager

Mental Health & Addictions

Michelle Kowalchuk, Director of Mental Health & Addictions

Laura Canfield, Mental Health & Addictions Case Manager

Amanj Palani, Mental Health & Addictions Case Manager

Jessica Lord, Mental Health & Addictions Support Worker

Adi Farage, Addictions Case Manager (Resource Navigator)

Teresa Henry, Addictions Case Manager (Resource Navigator)

Education & Training

Caryn Birch, Director of Education and Training

Dominique Hodder, Level Up! Manager

Danielle Preusentanz, Life Skills Facilitator, Level Up! Lift Off

Casey Wall, Level Up! Case Manager

Adela Ramadani, Level Up! Case Manager

Richard Charpentier, Level Up! Case Manager

Cory Derrett, Level Up! Case Manager

Moniquea Stasiuk, Level Up! Case Manager

Laura McNish, Launch Pad/Level Up! Life Skills Facilitator

Marshall Wiebe, Growing Opportunities Case Manager

Amanda Fries, Growing Opportunities Case Manager

Haley Pauls, Growing Opportunities Case Manager

Emmanuel Ansong, Growing Opportunities Case Manager

Lauren Kroeker-Lee, Social Enterprise Manager

Carlos Severight, RaY Works Moving Coordinator

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