Brittany began her journey in social services with SABIC as a Northern College SSW student. She has since completed a Bachelor of Arts degree-Psychology at Queen’s University and has 12 years experience working as a professional and clinician. Her previous work as a Behaviour Therapist has always been focused on ensuring that clients and families feel supported while increasing their independence through activities of enrichment. Brittany has a passion for making a positive impact on the lives of those she works with and brings that passion to the SABIC team as Executive Director.
Ashleigh Martel is the Program Coordinator for SABIC. Her shared passion for community service has led her to SABIC. She works closely with the clients by coordinating, planning and facilitating the virtual and in-person programs. Throughout the years that she has worked at SABIC, Ashleigh has built a relationship with each of her clients and makes them feel welcomed every time they arrive to the centre. Ashleigh is very passionate about her field of work. Ashleigh holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Psychology) from Laurentian University. She also has been advancing her education by taking many different courses in her field of work. Her skills acquired during her education advancement are to benefit the clients by staying updated on the latest developments in the Brain Injury world. Ashleigh lives in Timmins with her boyfriend and two dogs: Dexter and Finley. On her free time, she enjoys camping, spending time with her family and hanging out with her dogs.
Don’t be shy, reach out to Ashleigh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
She’s looking forward to hearing from you!
Meaghan Resetar is the Community Engagement Coordinator and assumes the Intake & Client Services coordinator responsibilities. This is a brand new position funded through the NOHFC. Meaghan works closely with the team to use her communication and marketing skills to provide public education and in-services to various stakeholders to increase awareness of SABIC services and foster referrals to our programs. Meaghan comes by this naturally as she is passionate about acquired brain injuries and seizure disorders having worked in the New Beginnings day program at SABIC. Meaghan is instrumental in helping the new clients transition into services at SABIC. Meaghan has a great sense of humour, is a team player, and takes pride in the work she commits to. She is compassionate and easy to talk to. She completed the Social Service Worker program in 2022 and is eager to start her career while balancing her continuing education as she completes her Bachelor’s of Social Work at Algoma University!
You can connect with Meaghan at email@example.com
Monica Yates is our Program Assistant! She brings her positive energy, sense of humour and ambitious spirit to all our in-person and virtual programs. Monica’s role resembles that of a peer support to our new and regular clients and is instrumental in meeting the diverse needs of our clients in groups. Monica is a valuable team member and is always first to volunteer to assist.
Kulwinder Kaur is our Activation Worker and provides support to the New Beginnings Day Program and to our Community Activation program! Kulwinder is creative, hard-working, and eager to assure our social & recreation programs are top quality. She is a recent graduate of the Northern College Social Service Worker Program and lives here in Timmins with her husband. Kulwinder is learning to embrace our long, beautiful winters!
Tracy is our Office Manager and is an adminstrative expert who knows and understands what our non-profit organization needs in order to thrive in its day-to-day operations. Tracy is highly organized, self-motivated, and has strong administrative skills and experience. While working closely with the executive director and team Tracy uses her excellent attention to detail, strong word processing skills, and proficiency to support SABIC! Tracy has twin daughters with her husband Dan and is involved in community projects dear to her heart.
Jo-Anne Welton, works in the newly created position of Virtual “Epilepsy Educator”. Jo-Anne covers requests for Epilepsy (Seizure) Services for the entire District of Northeastern Ontario. As a Registered Nurse, Jo-Anne has a history of working throughout the Ontario Northwest & Ontario Northeast in a variety of positions. Even today, she continues to be active in Community & Mental Health Nursing roles. She has volunteered the past 25+ years in her roles as a North Bay Contact representing Epilepsy Ontario. Volunteer Executive Director for Epilepsy North Bay, and current President of the Board of Epilepsy North Bay. Jo-Anne brings to the SABIC team her passion and experience in helping people who live with epilepsy & their supporting loved ones. JoAnne encourages anyone feeling alone with their epilepsy and those communities supporting them to reach out and see if together they can’t collaborate, bring awareness, show respect, and build empowerment together. Jo-Anne has recently become a grandma! She continues to enjoy walking, skiing, and kayaking.
Returning to normal after life altering events brought to us by the pandemic, we’ve all lived through these past years, has not been easy. With the help of our great Executive Director, AnneMarie, and the amazing Team, this transition has been made much easier for our Clients. Our Client’s success’ are what we thrive for, and what we are here for.
These trying times called for great measures, and we have been exceeding goals, and raising the expectations of our Agency, to provide more for the Community and our Clients. Times are changing, and so is SABIC. We are growing, and will continue to expand our programming, services, and servicing areas.
Here’s to another great year, on the tail end of the Pandemic, where we will thrive for the success of your Community.
SABIC Board President
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