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Board of Directors


YWCA Thompson is directed by a Board of Directors who sets the Mission and the Ends to be achieved by the organization. YWCA Thompson is operated by an Executive Director.

Board MembersExecutive Team 
 PresidentLori Rasmussen
Executive Director Kim Hickes

ywcaexdir@mymts.net

 Past-PresidentKate Whitton
 Finance Manager

finance_ywca@mymts.net

 Vice-PresidentCharlene Lafreniere
 Residence Manager Ann Ryan-Dawe

accmgr_ywca@mymts.net

 SecretarySuzanna Bruce
  
 Director
Nicole Werstroh
  

Board meetings are held the third Wednesday of the month in the YWCA Thompson Board Room; Annual General Meetings are held in September.


 DirectorCarrie Stockburn
 DirectorTaryn Rampling
 DirectorNaomi Nickerson
 Director
Nancy Vystrcil


Program & Support Staff

In addition to operating a residence and hostel, YWCA Thompson operates several educational and advocacy programs. This requires YWCA Thompson to employ a significant staff. We are proud of our employees and the roles they serve.

Executive Staff

Program Staff
Executive Director:
         Kim Hickes

ywcaexdir@mymts.net

Assessment Centre:                   Jo-Anne White

assess.skills@gmail.com

Residence Manager:         Ann Ryan-Dawe

accmgr_ywca@mymts.net

Steps to Success:                        Cat Sims-Cogle and                                          Audrie Brooks

essentialskillywca@mymts.net

Finance:        

 finance_ywca@mymts.net

Y’s Women’s Centre:                  

ywcawcoffice@mymts.net 

Cafeteria, Front Desk and Housekeeping Staff

We are proud of our support team that provides maintenance, operates the front desk, cooks, cleans and provides other support functions.


Feaured Items

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Attention Men: Strut your stuff and help stop violence against women. More info

Women of Distinction

Honouring women whose outstanding activities and achievements contribute to the well-being and future of Manitoba communities North of the 53rd parallel.More info

National Day of Action on Violence Against Women & Children

Take Action! More info