CMHA List of Staff

Leadership Team

Julia Payson

Executive Director

Nicole Zelez

Director of Strategic Operations

Aidan Northcott

Director of Finance

Bailee Macnab

Manager of Governance and Operations

Ruby Nahal

Manager of Human Resources

Emily Hollenbach

Director of Crisis Intervention & Prevention

Margaret Clark

Manager of Restorative Justice

Carly Skanes

Youth Integrated Services Manager

Richard Rolke

Manager of Fund Development & Communications

Ellen Meyer

Manager of Housing

Jessica Both

Manager of Crisis Intervention and Prevention

Administration

  • Finance Assistant, Ashly Bracewell
  • Administrative Assistant/Reception, Glen Suderman
  • Donor & Administrative Assistant, Logan Rankeillor
  • Accounts Payables, Georgia Montgomery
  • Accounts Receivable, Viki Hemmaway
  • Human Resources Coordinator, Madison Brown

Programs & Services

  • Intake Coordinator, Zoe Mattinson
  • Wellness Education Coordinator, Dani Hamilton
  • Recreation Coordinator, Hannah Rail
  • Food Services Coordinator, Jennifer Phillips
  • Family Support Coordinator, Jenn Millan
  • Peer Engagement Coordinator, Heather Kwantes
  • Youth Education and Program Coordinator, 
  • Links to Employment – Vocational Rehabilitation Counsellor, Asia Nijjar
  • Links to Employment – Vocational Rehabilitation Counsellor, Kea Fox
  • The Georgette Shop Coordinator, Art Harrigan
  • The Georgette Shop Coordinator, Zane Klym
  •  Manager of Restorative Justice, Margaret Clark

Crisis Intervention and Prevention

  • Director of Crisis Intervention & Prevention, Emily Hollenbach
  • Manager of Crisis Intervention & Prevention, Jessica Both
  • Team Lead of Crisis Intervention & Prevention, Mark Fossen
  • Team Lead of Crisis Intervention & Prevention, Emma Nesbitt
  • Independent Rights Advisor, Rhea Evans
  • Crisis Line Quality Assurance Coordinator, Hina Dilawar
  • Crisis Line Quality Assurance Coordinator, Maddie Frame
  • Crisis Line Program Coordinator, Kayli Breitkreutz
  • Crisis Intervention & Prevention Program Assistant, Sara Oliver
  • Care to Speak Coordinator, Tyler Thomas
  • Care to Speak Quality Assurance,  Robyn McCallum
  • Care to Speak Promotion and Recruitment, Kelsey Tkachuk

Housing

  • Manager of Housing, Ellen Meyer
  • Assistant Housing Manager, Wade Weston
  • Housing Maintenance Coordinator, Kevin Metz
  • Building Maintenance, Andrew Goodine
  • Housing and Rent Bank Coordinator, Jared Caldwell

Bounce Back Regional Program

  • Manager of Bounce Back Regional Program, Emily Hollenbach 
  • Regional Coach Team Lead, Amanda Carnovale
  • National Coach, Jessica Cavero
  • National Coach, Sherida Crane
  • Regional Coach, Deb Delves-Vonau
  • Regional Coach, Tina Mairs
  • Regional Coach, Courtenay Stapley
  • Administrative Assistant, Michele McMullen

Residential Services

  • Residential Facility Manager, Nicole Zelez
  • 24th Avenue Residential Facility is a 13 bed licensed adult psychiatric residential facility managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA); Vernon and District Branch, under contract with Interior Health (IH).
  • Aberdeen House is a 14 bed licensed adult psychiatric residential facility managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA); Vernon and District Branch, under contract with Interior Health (IH).  Seven of the beds are designated Tertiary Specialized Residential.

Youth Services 

  • Youth Peer Support Coordinator – Tracy Hall
  • Youth Mental health Clinician – Kimberly Embleton
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