Board of Governors

Our Board

Bissell Centre Board of Governors provides important oversight and governance functions for Bissell Centre.

  • Lee-Ann Leitch, Chair
  • Brad Shopland, Vice-Chair and Chair, Finance, Audit & Risk Management Committee
  • Ami Amato
  • Lauren Chalaturnykyk
  • Melanie Fix, Chair, HR, Nominating & Governance Committee
  • Emily Kneteman
  • Avery Letendre
  • Debra Lister
  • Joshua Moser
  • Ryan Turpin
  • Kenneth Singh

Help Eliminate Poverty in Your Community!

Bissell Centre is looking for new Board members.

If you or someone you know would be interested in volunteering to become a Board member for Bissell Centre, please take a look at our Board of Governors Recruitment Notice.

Board member nominations are open year-round. Our Nominating Committee interviews prospective Board members twice a year, in April and October. New Board members are voted on just once per year at the Annual General Meeting held in July. If you are interested in becoming a Bissell Centre Board member, please contact Mary Higgs at 780.423.2285 extension 126 or

Governors must be or become members of Bissell Centre. Interested individuals are welcome to submit a short bio or resume to the attention of Mary Higgs, Director of Administration.

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