Our Staff



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


  • Program Coordinator/ Clubhouse Specialist  Bob Clark 
  • Program Coordinator/ Clubhouse Specialist  Mike Mercier
  • Program Coordinator/ Clubhouse Specialist  Cindy Sieben
  • Clean Team Coordinator  Cal Geisbrecht


  • Advocate  Kerrilyn Briqqs

Food Matters

  • Frozen Meal Program Coordinator  Kerrilyn Briqqs


  • Homeless Outreach Worker – Port Alberni/West Coast  Nina Kossenko
  • Homeless Outreach Worker – Port Alberni  Mike Mercier
  • Homeless Outreach Worker – Port Alberni  T’lakwadzi Dawson-Quatell

Port House

  • Residential Coordinator  
  • Residential Worker  Larry Pfau
  • Residential Worker  Nancy Hines

Kendall Avenue Apartments

  • Program Coordinator  Gyula Komjati

Roger Street Apartments

  •  Residential Coordinator  Shaunah Cairney
  •  Tenant Support Worker  Cindy Sjoholm
  •  Group Facilitator  Cindy Sieben

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 @cmha.bc.ca (exclude any hyphens within names).