Board of Directors

Our Canadian Board of Directors is made up entirely of volunteers; board members receive no compensation.

Lorrie Williams – Founding President of CHES

1985 – present

Joy Ruffeski – Executive Director

2009 – present

Chris Harker – Secretary

2008 – present

Nadia Anderson

2008 – present

Orrie Babiuk

2016 – present

Bev Ford

2008 – present

Catriona Harker

2008 – present

Karen Kilbride

2008 – present

Nancy Mann

2008 – present

Lorrie Rowena Mukirazi

2018 – present

Ross Thomas

2018 – present


Staff

Our overhead is very low; our entire paid office staff in Canada is just one part-time person. Julia Kambietz is the voice of CHES!

Julia Kambietz – CHES Office Secretary

2010 – present