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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 Members

 Executive Team

President
Charlene Lafreniere
Executive Director
Kim Hickes

executivedirector@ywcathompson.com

Past-President
Lori Rasmussen
Finance Manager
Deanna Bonnefoy

financeadmin@ywcathompson.com

Vice-President
Nancy Vystrcil
Residence Manager
Ann Ryan-Dawe

residencemanager@ywcathompson.com

Treasurer
Naomi Nickerson
 
 
 

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


Secretary
Hailey Lychuk
Director
Nicole Werstroh
Director
Heather Wittick
Director
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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.

Program Staff

Assessment Centre

Jo-Anne White, Assessment Officer

assess.skills@gmail.com

Steps to Success

Cat Cogle, Coordinator

Audrey Brooks, Instructor

essentialskillywca@mymts.net

stepstosuccessinstructor@outlook.com 

Y's Resource Centre

Nina Cordell, Women's Programs Coordinator

womensprograms@ywcathompson.com


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