Our Staff



  • Executive Director  Katrina Kiefer
  • Associate Director  Mark Zenko
  • Program Director  Rainie O’Connor
  • Administrative Officer  Sue McGiveron


  • Program Coordinator/ Clubhouse Specialist  Faith Price
  • Program Coordinator/ Clubhouse Specialist  Cindy Sieben
  • Clean Team Coordinator  Shawn Standley


  • Advocate  Kerrilyn Briggs

Food Matters

  • Frozen Meal Program Coordinator  Kerrilyn Briggs


  • Homeless Outreach Worker – Port Alberni/West Coast  Keah Stanhope
  • Homeless Outreach Worker – Port Alberni  Claudia Noel
  • Homeless Outreach Worker – Port Alberni  

Port House

  • Residential Coordinator  Kathy Whitney
  • Residential Worker  Larry Pfau
  • Residential Worker  Nancy H

Kendall Avenue Apartments

  • Program Coordinator  Gyula Komjati

Roger Street Apartments

  •  Residential Coordinator  Shaunah Cairney
  •  Tenant Support Worker  Cindy Sjoholm
  •  Group Facilitator  Amy Dixon
  • Maintenance Worker Darren Simpson 

In addition, there are a number of dedicated casual staff who work at our various locations, as well as volunteers, program trainees and transitional employment staff.

To email a staff member, use the following format: firstname.lastname@cmhaportalberni.ca (exclude any hyphens within names).

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3178 2nd Avenue
Port Alberni BC  V9Y 4C3
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Phone: 250-724-7199
Fax: 250-724-5635
Email: sue.mcgiveron@cmhaportalberni.ca