Staff and Board Structure

The South Burnaby Neighbourhood House has an active Board with several working committees such as a Strategic Directions Committee, Personnel and Policy Committee, Finance Committee, and a Fundraising Committee. We currently employ 15 full-time staff, 31 part-time staff, and several other staff who are employed on a temporary, seasonal basis. In addition, we have an active volunteer base.

Board of Directors 2012-2013:

Board Chair & Nominations Committee Chair – Sue Cheung

Vice Chair & Fund Raising Committee chair – Jennifer Short

Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair – Dave Fairhall

Personnel & Policy Committee Chair – Mary Huitson

Strategic Directions Committee Chair – Ernie Kashima

Secretary – Lenka Markova

Board Member – Evan Allegretto

Board Member – Kathy Louie

Board Member – Lorie Murraine

Board Member – Herman Quon

Board Member – Ava Turner

Youth Representative – Zoya Nari


Executive Director- Antonia Beck
Program Director- Kimberly Barwich
Program Director- Sara Shaw
Quality Assurance Director- Mackenzie Dean
Office Manager- Lisa Falconbridge
Finance Manager- Lillian Qiao
Childcare Program Manager- Wana Sei
Family Programs Manager- Maheen Khorram
Volunteer Program Coordinator- Abdul Salehzai
Community Development Coordinator- Branka Vlasic
Stride Care Coordinator- Scott Burgess
Marlborough Care Coordinator- Alicia Awesome
Maywood Care Coordinator- Stasi Larson
Douglas Care Coordinator- Nazanin Ashjai
Lochdale Care Coordinator- Lena Ng
Gilpin Care Coordinator- Nazanin Ashjai
Youth Leadership Coordinator- Marleen Eberding
Outreach Family Worker (North Burnaby)- Margaret Kelly
Seniors Outreach Worker- Julie Wall
Seniors’ Program Supervisor- Joan Thomsen
Office Assistant- Simone Gouveia
Office Assistant- Julia Zhao
Adult Literacy Supervisor- Rajeeta Samala
Preschool Coordinator- Annette Bulhart
After-school Programs Coordinator- Erica Mah
Clinton Care Coordinator- Terry  Herrmann
Outreach Family Worker (South Burnaby)- Brenda Acosta
Community Kitchens Coordinator- Lynn Leong