Our Leadership Team
Food Service Coordinator
Head of Housekeeping
"Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength." Betty Friedan
With an educational background in Counseling, Policy Development and Accreditation, Melanie comes with over fifteen years of management experience in community, residential and inclusion sectors. After leaving her post as Director of Outreach programs spanning central and southern Vancouver Island communities, Melanie has most recently been working within the Federal Government to develop and deliver meaningful and culturally relevant services and programs to our Indigenous community members. Recognized at the civic and provincial levels for her advocacy, Melanie has spent many years of her career leading teams who promote positive change and quality of care to the Individuals and families whom they support. In her downtime, Melanie enjoys gardening, playing a tune or two on the piano, kayaking and spending time with her Husband and teenage children. She can routinely be found cheering on her Son’s hockey team or having a nice quiet coffee on the deck with her Daughter.
Melanie is originally from New Brunswick and has made Vancouver Island her home for the last twenty years.