Community Recreation Supervisor
604.257.8161 | email@example.com
Kathryn has been with Vancouver Park Board for over 12 years and has been the Community Recreation Supervisor at West Point Grey Community Centre since January 2015. Prior to her career in Parks Board she graduated from Capilano University majoring in Outdoor Recreation and spent over 10 years in the private sector facilitating outdoor and community based recreation programs and activities. She began her career in Parks Board in 2004 working in various Program Assistant roles throughout a number of community centre’s around Vancouver (West End, Coal Harbour, Roundhouse, Kerrisdale, Kitsilano and Kerrisdale Arenas), eventually landing as a Recreation Programmer at the Roundhouse Community Centre where she worked until becoming the Supervisor at West Point Grey. Her career within Parks Board has given Kathryn extensive knowledge and background in working with many different communities, groups and staff teams and providing high quality social and recreational services to communities throughout Vancouver.
Recreation Programmer II - Preschool, Children, Youth, Day Camps and Special Events
604.257.8149 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Natalie has practically grown up in the Park Board system as a child taking classes and camps and eventually as a youth volunteer. Natalie worked her way through various jobs for the past 14 years from cashier to Day Camp manager, to PAII, Special Events coordinator and Youth leader. This “jack of all trades” also spent six years with the Community Schools Team at King George Secondary School as a Recreation Programmer. Natalie’s education includes a Bachelor of Arts Degree from UBC and a Bachelor of Education Degree from SFU. Natalie started at West Point Grey CC as the Special Events coordinator in June 2012 and was responsible for all events in the summer including the 21st annual Sandcastle competition culminating in the successful 100th year celebration in September of that year. That September, Natalie joined the West Point Grey CC family as a permanent member in the Recreation Programmer II position responsible for Preschool, Children, Youth, Day Camps and Special Events.
In Natalie’s spare time you can find her in Vancouver schools as a Teacher-on-call (TOC), travelling, pursuing her love of photography, coaching/playing Basketball or enjoying the snow in the winter months on the local mountains snowshoeing and snowboarding.
604.257.8147 | email@example.com
Erik has been working with the Vancouver Parks Board since 2004, starting out at Sunset and Riley Park as an ice rink attendant. From there he moved to the Kerrisdale Community Centre where he worked his way up to become a Recreation Programmer. He holds a Bachelor in Recreation Management from Langara College and is also a certified Hasya (Laughter) Yoga Leader.
Erik enjoys volunteering, and has spent many years involved with YMCA youth leadership, Camp Elphinstone, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival, and various special events. In his free time he enjoys photography, playing hockey, getting outdoors and travelling.
A bit of history, Erik’s grandfather, Mike Price, lived in the WPG area for a number of years. He was a member of the WPGCA and was on the board when the “Aberthau Cultural Centre” opened in 1974.
Recreation Facility Clerk (RFC)
firstname.lastname@example.org | 604.257.8140
Angela is an experienced Office Administrator whose career with Parks and Recreation began in 2013 when she was hired as an Auxiliary Cashier Receptionist for the Vancouver Aquatic Centre. She quickly branched out from her home site, and began working across Vancouver in more than half of the City’s recreation facilities. Angela was a familiar face at all of the City’s outdoor swimming pools each summer season, and up until July 2017 she was a primary member of the front office staff teams at the Mount Pleasant, Kitsilano, and Trout Lake Community Centres.
In August 2017, Angela was hired as the Recreation Facility Clerk here at West Point Grey Community Centre. Angela is deeply passionate about social inclusivity and is focused on continuing West Point Grey’s dedication to building positive relationships with the community at large. Through meaningful and impactful leadership as the Centre’s RFC, Angela is committed to further enhancing the Centre’s workplace culture and strives for maintaining positive employee engagement at West Point Grey.
Angela was born and raised in here in Vancouver. She attended Simon Fraser University where she graduated with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in English Literature. In her spare time, Angela enjoys tutoring English privately, and pursues her love of travelling, music, art and photography.
Program Assistant III
604.257.8169 | email@example.com
Joe has been with the Vancouver Park Board since 2002 and has worked at a number of community centres in various capacities (Sunset, Moberly Arts Centre, Marpole-Oakridge, Dunbar as well as the Roundhouse). Joe brings with him a BA in Science and an extensive background in facility rental coordination, facility management and supervision, as well as fitness centre experience. In his spare time Joe enjoys spending time with family, weight training and travelling.
Program Assistant III
604.257.8140 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrea has been with the Vancouver Park Board since 2013 and has worked at a number of community centres in various capacities (Marpole-Oakridge, Douglas Park, Britannia, Trout Lake, Killarney, Champlain, and West Point Grey). Prior to Andrea’s career in Park Board, she worked at the YMCA for over 6 years. Andrea brings with her a diploma in Recreation Leadership and is currently working on a Bachelor in Recreation Management from Langara College.
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Keith grew up in the Vancouver Park Board system as a child and youth. He participated in summer day camps, as well as many drop-in youth activities. As a youth, he volunteered with the Vancouver Parks Board for Summer Day Camps. This led to becoming a junior leader, senior leader and eventually a project manager. For the past 5 years, Keith has worked and volunteered with the Vancouver School Board in the East Vancouver community. On his spare time he enjoys coaching basketball and soccer, writing, reading and public speaking.
City Wide Arts Programmer
604.257.1434 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Danita Noyes is the Arts Programmer for the West Region working out of West Point Grey Community Centre. Danita is part of the Arts, Culture and Engagement department delivering unique and innovative artist residencies throughout Vancouver.
Danita graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design with advanced studies at the Ontario College of Art and the Banff Centre for the Arts. She was the inaugural arts programmer with the Moberly Arts and Culture Centre, and then joined the City-wide Arts and Culture team. Previous to this Danita worked extensively as an artist, arts-educator and arts-administrator with the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts and was the Visual Arts Project Manager for the North York Board of Education. Her freelance contracts have included production of events and performances, curator and facilitator of exhibitions, film production and design consultation.
Danita has ACE (Arts, Culture and Engagement ) regional responsibilities for West Point Grey, Kerrisdale, Dunbar, Kitsilano, Douglas Park and Hillcrest Community Centres as well as city wide arts initiatives and the Fieldhouse residencies in parks. Arts Policy http://vancouver.ca/files/cov/vancouver-park-board-arts-policy.pdf Fieldhouse residencies http://vancouver.ca/people-programs/fieldhouse-activation-program.aspx