Val Crosby

Executive Director/Caregiver Capacity Builder

Responsible for the day-to-day running of the High Level Toy Lending Library Society, including the Mackenzie Family Resource Network Hub and Parent Education and Home Visitation Spoke. As Capacity Builder, Val will work with community partners and families to increase caregiver capacity, child development knowledge and skills and facilitate social connections and support.

Sheena McKinney

Hub Manager

The Hub Manager is responsible for coordinating education, support and referral services for parents and caregivers of the Mackenzie Region. Work to ensure that a full continuum of services of universal, targeted and intensive services are available based on identified and changing community needs for families with children 0 – 18 years. This position will build, promote, and strengthen positive relationships with community stakeholders across the Mackenzie Region to ensure gaps are identified and community needs are met. Sheena will also oversee the creation and maintenance of a catalogue of services available to families with children 0 – 18 years within the Mackenzie Region.

Alannah Ross

Hub Assistant

The Hub Assistant is responsible for aiding the Hub Manager in building and maintaining community partner relationships, and coordinating education, support and referral services, as well as assessing community needs. Alannah will strive to make sure all of our communities are receiving the family resources that they require, while also building a complete catalogue of services available in each community.

Dawn Warman

Caregiver Capacity Builder – Parent Education Spoke

The Caregiver Capacity Builder will focus on educating and supporting Mackenzie County families with children 0 – 18 years of age, with a strong focus on 0 -6. This position will deliver and collaborate with other community agencies across the region to provide education opportunities to families. The information will be offered in a variety of settings and locations. Dawn will be providing families in High Level, Fort Vermilion, La Crete and Rainbow Lake with programs such as Triple P, Circle of Security, Active Parenting, and many more.

Wilma Cardinal

Home Visitor – Home Visitation Spoke

The Home Visitor position will support families with where they are at in giving their children the best possible start in life. The Home Visitation program helps parents and children connect and engage in a way that fosters optimal child development. The program will help families connect to community resources. Wilma will work with families of children 0 – 6 of age and the program will be based out of families’ homes.