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 (on leave)

Caryn Birch – Interim Executive Director

Breda Vosters – Director of Grants and Information

Michelle Kowalchuk – Director of Mental Health and Addictions

Talia Potash – Director of Housing

Dominique Hodder, Interim Director of Education and Training

Kerby Reimer – Director of Operations

Admin Staff

Kelly Holmes, Executive Director (on leave)

Caryn Birch, Interim 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

Lauren Lee, Manager of Operations

Ayla Banks, Program Assistant

Kenny Chee, Stats & Information Assistant

Nicholas Friesen, Communications & Donor Relations

Allan Bedard, Financial Controller

Dwight Samchek, Bookkeeper

Access to Immediate Needs

Steve Wolfe, Basic Needs Coordinator

Scott McNicol, Street Outreach Coordinator

Brittney Nygaard, Street Outreach Worker

Tammie Kolbuck, Street Outreach Worker

Marshall Wiebe, 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

Crystal Hughes, Rapid Rehousing Case Manager

Alex Anderson, REST Case Manager

Milaine Carbotte, Housing First Case Manager

Shawn Thomas, Housing First Case Manager

Casey Wall, ROOM Case Manager

Bruce Lumsden, ROOM 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 and Addictions Education Coordinator

Adi Farage, Addictions Case Manager (Resource Navigator)

Teresa Henry, Addictions Case Manager (Resource Navigator)

Alyssa Broschuk, Mental Health & Addictions Case Manager

Education & Training

Dominique Hodder, Interim Director of Education and Training

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

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

Adela Ramadani, Level Up! Case Manager

Cory Derrett, Level Up! Case Manager

Moniquea Stasiuk, Level Up! Case Manager

Richard Charpentier, Growing Opportunities Case Manager

Amanda Fries, Growing Opportunities Case Manager

Emmanuel Ansong, Growing Opportunities Case Manager

Chris Dropko, Social Enterprise Manager

Carlos Severight, RaY Works Moving Coordinator

Lawrence Hillier, RaY Works Mover

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