Janette Berthelot – Executive Director
Janette joined Hearth Place in May, 2011. In addition to her management duties, Janette oversees the Pediatric Cancer Family Support Program. She provides peer support and mentorship for families dealing with childhood cancer ensuring they have access to resources and Hearth Place programs. Janette provides intake for new members, and co-facilitates, Sib-Links and family support groups.
Sonja Shepherd – Member Services Coordinator
Sonja joined Hearth Place in November, 2001, holding a number of different roles. Currently Sonja provides individual support to members entering the centre, peer and caregiver support, and group facilitation of the Lymphoma and Blood Related Cancer Support Group. Sonja is also Co-Director of the Hearth Place Volunteer Puppet Team.
Susan Viminitz – Member Services
Susan joined Hearth Place in May, 2011. Susan provides introductory interviews and ongoing case management for new members. She provides support for adolescents who are bereaved or coping with a loved one with cancer.
Barb Franks-McNaughton – Member Services
Barb joined Hearth Place in May, 2015. Barb provides introductory interviews and ongoing case management for new members. She provides grief counselling for those who have lost a loved one to cancer.
Pamela West – Member Services Intake
Pamela joined Hearth Place in October, 2017. Pamela provides introductory interviews and ongoing case management for new members.
Stephanie Hamilton – Program Coordinator
Stephanie joined Hearth Place in May, 2019. Stephanie is responsible for researching, planning, coordinating and registration for all programs that are offered at Hearth Place as well as producing the bi-monthly program calendar.
Carolyn Hoar – Volunteer and Pediatric Cancer Family Support Coordinator
Carolyn joined Hearth Place in May, 2011 and is responsible for recruitment, scheduling, retention and administration of volunteers. She is also responsible for program and resource development and volunteer management of the Pediatric Cancer Family Support Program.
Debbie Dawson – Fundraising and Community Engagement
Debbie joined Hearth Place in June, 2013. Her primary role is the stewardship of major sponsors and to provide professional expertise and leadership in fundraising strategies and public awareness.
Shauna Cartlidge – Senior Event Manager
Shauna joined Hearth Place in March, 2014. She is responsible for planning, coordinating and executing all Hearth Place signature fundraising events and oversees the Events department. Shauna also manages our website.
Kirsten Craig – Event Coordinator
Kirsten joined Hearth Place in May, 2019. Kirsten supports all Hearth Place Signature fundraising events as well as coordinates all of our third party events. Kirsten also oversees the Hearth Place social media platforms.
Donna Barrett-Holmes – Office Administrator
Donna joined Hearth Place in June, 2018. She is responsible for the processing of financial needs for Hearth Place.