Rhonda is SSWC's Executive Director and her pronouns are she/her. Rhonda joined the team in July 2017 and this is a dream job for her with the best co-workers ever! She is the sole staff member of our Board of Directors which operates in a governance policy model. Her responsibilities at the Centre include leadership, operational planning and management, program planning and management, human resources, financial oversight, community development, risk management, government liaison, and advocacy. She is the Centre's representative on Women's Centres Connect which is our provincial support organization and we are one of nine Centres. Rhonda has degrees in Psychology and Marketing and holds a certificate in non-profit sector management. She has had countless other professional development opportunities throughout her years in the non-profit sector including, but not limited to, trauma-informed training, appreciative inquiry, coaching and fund development.
Fun Fact: During her spare time, Rhonda loves beach combing the shores in our area with her amazing dog, Heidi. She won't share her spots for the best beach glass though ;)