Together Nelson

A Community Action Plan to Reduce Poverty

Leadership Round Table Members

Andrea Wilkey, Executive Director, Community Futures Central Kootenay & Chair, Nelson and Area Economic Development Program

Ari Derfel, General Manger, Kootenay Coop

Barbara Halliday, Community Member

Deanna Holitzki, Director of Instruction & Inclusive Education, School District #8

Jason Thiessen, Community Member

Jessica Chant, Executive Director, Nelson Food Centre (Co Chair)

Kady Hunter, Community Health Facilitator, Healthy Community, Interior Health

Malorie Moore, Service Accessibility Manager, Kootenay Career Development Services/ Work BC (Co Chair)

Michelle Cale, Pastor & Corps Officer, Salvation Army

Natalie Andrijancic, Senior Planner, Planning Department, City of Nelson

Rona Park, Chair, End Poverty Initiative, Nelson at its Best Society

Sage Loubican, Community Health Coordinator, Circle of Indigenous Nations Society

Samantha Zaytsoff, Program Coordinator, West Kootenay Child Care Resource & Referral, Kootenay Kids Society

Todd Kettner, Clinical Psychologist, Psychology Instructor, Selkirk College

Consulting Members

Delyse Sylvester, Social Innovator, Social Connections

Jenny Robinson, Executive Director, Nelson CARES Society

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Nelson at its Best is a community-based multi-sector initiative aimed at strengthening quality of life & community well-being in Nelson BC.