Bonaventure Team


Chief Executive Officer

“Whatever you can dream, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and a hint of magic in it. For at the moment of commitment the Universe conspires to support you.” – Goethe


Chief Financial Officer

“You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – AA Milne.

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi


Executive Director

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel” – Maya Angelou


Director of Community Inclusion

“We may not be responsible for the world that created our minds, but we can take responsibility for the mind with which we create our world.” – Gabor Mate

Rachel Rahier

Director of Community Housing

“Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we’ll ever do.” – Brene Brown

Feranmi Soyege

Director of Human Resources

“Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself” – Oprah Winfrey.

Amy Paradise

Payroll and Benefits Administrator


Human Resources Coordinator


“If you assume that there is no hope, you guarantee that there will be no hope. If you assume that there is an instinct for freedom, that there are opportunities to change things, then there is a possibility that you can contribute to making a better world” – Noam Chomsky


Office Manager

Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one – Jane Howard

Bookkeeper/Office Assistant

Program Managers

Jen Cote

Practicum Coordinator/The Cove/Starboard Program Manager

Laura Olson

Quarterway Place Program Manager

Rhianna Street

Quarterway Assistant Manager

Baylee Marshall

Nanaimo Community Inclusion Program Manager

Tate Gillam

Outrigger Program Manager

David Salmon

Ross Place Program Manager

Antoinette Janzen

Employment Coordinator/ Southside Program Manager

Scott Wimpney

Horizon Place Program Manager

Jasleen Sharma

Buttertubs Place Manager

Kassidy Holt

Anchor/Sanctuary Place Manager

Heather Setter

Parksville Community Inclusion Program Manager

Kristy Campbell

Beacon Place Program Manager

Jane Robinson

Mariner Place Program Manager

Noah Corbett

Duncan Community Inclusion Program Manager