Team

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

**During COVID-19, please see this temporary staff directory

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.

Board of Directors

  • Paula Hamilton, President
  • Lawrence Deane, Vice-President
  • Harun Kibirige, Treasurer
  • Shauna Labman, Member at Large
  • Signy Gerrard, Member at Large
  • Ivy Mannil, Member at Large
  • Thomas Miles, Member at Large
  • Beyen Embafrash, Member at Large
  • Kathleen Legris, Member at Large
  • Yalady Linares Vancol, Member at Large
  • Johise Namwira, Member at Large
Name
PositionLocationExtension
Dorota Blumczyńska
Executive Director
Isabel255
Erin Anderson
Director of Programming
Ellen110
Talatu ShokpekaDirector of ProgrammingIsabel207
Tim Froese
Director of Human Resources
Ellen105

Name
PositionLocationExtension
Sarah SchwendemannOperations ManagerIsabel202
Gloria RengifoFinance Officer
Ellen117
Surjani CaraanBookkeeperEllen117
Joanna Schellenberg
Executive Assistant & Fund Development Coordinator
Isabel255
Maligne Esposito
Program Assistant
Ellen110
Immaculate NabisereProgram AssistantEllen101
Rina UrquiolaSocial Media Coordinator
Name
PositionLocationExtension
Agnieszka ValenciaHousing Manager
Isabel107
Manny RevidadLive-in Building SupervisorEllen
Gabe NabessLive-in Building SupervisorIsabel
Abdirahman Ahmed
Housing Assistant
Ellen118
Ligia MarizHousing AssistantIsabel
Chhatra Bhattarai
Building & Grounds Maintenance Worker
Isabel
Manny CamaclangBuilding & Grounds Maintenance WorkerIsabel
Surya Chhetri
Building & Grounds Maintenance Worker
Ellen
Mesfin KenoBuilding & Grounds Maintenance WorkerEllen
Name
PositionLocationExtension
Carol ReimerProgram Manager (on leave)
Isabel102
Luladei Abdi Hassen
Social Worker
Isabel210
Carlos BolanosSocial Worker
Ellen103
Zebiba IbrahimCommunity Resource SpecialistEllen104
Mohamed Mohamed
Acting Program Manager
Isabel203
Anisa OsmanCommunity Resource SpecialistEllen104
Letekidan IzuzLife Skills Support WorkerEllen & Isabel

Name
PositionLocationExtension
Amal ShireProgram Manager
Isabel208
Shalini De Silva
Access to Benefits Navigator
Ellen211
Hozan IbrahimAccess to Benefits NavigatorIsabel108
Rania ShaabanAccess to Benefits NavigatorIsabel108
Emilienne Minani
Asset Building Program Assistant
Isabel108
Mbula MakauImmigration Loan Repayment Program FacilitatorIsabel108
Name
PositionLocationExtension
Mathew JosephProgram Manager
Ellen251
Fatuma Sufi
Lead Program Support Worker
Isabel251
Seeba Wahabi
Homework & Education for Youth Teacher
and School Liaison
Emmanuel AllieuYouth & Family Support WorkerAll
Dawit GebreezgiProgram Support WorkerIsabel250
Ganni HassenProgram Support WorkerIsabel 250
Betty KassaProgram Support Worker
Colin KowalEducational AssistantEllen
Saman MahmoodProgram Support WorkerIsabel
Deryl RaymundoProgram Support Worker
Esperence ShimaProgram Support WorkerIsabel250
Name
PositionLocationExtension
Irene SheldonProgram Manager/ECE II
Ellen120
Gerri Gregory
Child Care Assistant Manager/ECE II
Ellen120


Kilishar HamdeChild Care Assistant (on leave)All
Sultana MahmoodChild Care AssistantAll
Lilia LesnicChild Care AssistantAll
Drocella NdashimiyeChild Care AssistantAll
Nouran EldesoukiChild Care AssistantAll
Mona KaurChild Care AssistantAll
Amber EppLead ESL TeacherEllen
Carlos CalistoESL TeacherIsabel
Pat HardyESL Teacher (on leave)Isabel
Reisa MathuraVolunteer & Community Services CoordinatorEllen111
Jackie DolynchukCommon Ground Project AssistantEllen111
IRCOM children

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