Staff Members

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To contact any staff member by phone, dial 204-943-8765. When prompted, press 1 for a staff at Isabel or 2 for a staff at Ellen, then dial the extension.

Each staff email is the staff’s full first name and the first initial of their last name @ircom.ca. For example, Jane Smith would be janes@ircom.ca.

Click on each staff member’s (highlighted) name to view their full biography.

Senior Management Team

Name Position Location Extension
Dorota Blumczynska Executive Director Isabel 255
Shereen Denetto Site Director Ellen 110
Carlos Vialard Site Director Isabel 105
Erin Anderson Director of Programming Isabel  206
Allyson Watts Accountant Ellen
Robin Falk Director of Finances Ellen 118


Administrative Team

Name Position Location Extension
Carol Rebudal Bookkeeper Ellen 118
Jacqueline D’Souza Receptionist Isabel 201
Warka Solomon Receptionist Ellen 101
Sarah Schwendemann Executive Assistant Isabel
Vanessa Kornelsen Volunteer and Community Services Program Manager Ellen 109
Rayne Graff Volunteer and Community Services Program Assistant Ellen 111
Nikhat Merchant Early Childhood Development Hub Program Assistant Isabel
Mandela Kuet Community Development Worker Ellen 111


Housing Team

Name Position Location Extension
Abdirahman Ahmed Housing Assistant Ellen 101
Manny Revidad House Manager Ellen
Dionisio Ballerda Live-In Caretaker Isabel
Manny Camaclang Weekend Caretaker Isabel
Mayala Ngani House Caretaker Ellen
Maria Musenga Weekend Caretaker Ellen
Surya Bahadur Caretaker Ellen


Community Resource Program

Name Position Location Extension
Talatu Shokpeka Program Manager Isabel 102
Carol Reimer Social Worker Ellen 103
Mubarak Mohamed Social Worker Isabel  210
Mohamed Mohamed Community Resource Specialist Ellen 104
Zebiba Ibrahim Community Resource Specialist Isabel  203
Naomi Guchingu Greening Coordinator Ellen


Asset Building Program

Name Position Location Extension
Fitsum Getahun Program Manager Isabel 107
Amal Shire Access to Benefits Navigator Isabel 106
Emilienne Minani Asset Building Assistant Isabel 108
Agnieszka Sheehan Newcomer Driver Education Specialist Isabel 211
Richard Boli Newcomer Driver Education Specialist Isabel 211


After School Program

Name Position Location Extension
Debbie Froese Program Manager Isabel 251
Marko Gjuric Program Manager Isabel 251
Gololcha Boru Lead Program Support Worker Isabel 250
Avinash Muralidharan Teacher and School Liaison Ellen 105
Menal Al Fekih Education Support Worker Ellen 112
Fatuma Sufi Youth and Family Support Worker Ellen 115
Bisetsa Bahati Program Support Worker Ellen 115
Halima Abdi Program Support Worker Ellen 115
Mathew Joseph Program Support Worker Ellen 115
Qaalit Boru Program Support Worker Ellen 115
Esperence Shima Program Support Worker Isabel 250
Ganni Hassen Program Support Worker Isabel 250
Sarah Schwendemann Program Support Worker Isabel 250
Aron Gebremariam Driver All


Newcomer Literacy Initiative

Name Position Location Extension
Jen Glenwright Program Manager/Teacher Ellen 113
Aiman Syed Teacher Ellen 113
Pat Hardy Teacher Ellen 113
Patrick Jordan Teacher Ellen 113


Childcare Program

Name Position Location Extension
Irene Sheldon Program Manager/ECE II Ellen 120
Alex Jaworski ECE II Ellen 120
Dayee Lee ECE II Ellen 114
Veronica Curtis ECE II HJM
Glory Charlic Child Care Assistant All
Jeanine Nziguheba Child Care Assistant All
Sifo Boramso Child Care Assistant All
Sita Maya Gurung Child Care Assistant All
Letekidan Izuz Child Care Assistant All
Ligia Mariz Child Care Assistant All
Rania Shaahan Child Care Assistant All
Kilishar Hamde Child Care Assistant All
Medhanit Gilamicheal Child Care Assistant All
Neveen Basilious Child Care Assistant All
Gloria Mbuyamba Child Care Assistant All
Alyssa Chapman Child Care Assistant All

Wahkohtowin-Strengthening Families Program

Name Position Location Phone (204)
Anteneh Abraha Site Coordinator Carlton  880-2483
Amina Bello Adult Mentor Carlton  880-3734
Ibrahim Mohamed Adult Mentor Carlton  880-3734
Emelda Spencer Youth Mentor Carlton  880-3672
Hozan Ibrahim Youth Mentor Carlton  880-3672