Category Archives for "Staff"

Cheri Butt | Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Resources Events News & Photos Success Stories Donate Scholarships Contact Cheri ButtChief Executive Officer (CEO)Toll Free: 1-800-738-3713Tel: (709) 738-3715Fax: (709)738-3743Email: ceo@wrdc.ca Cheri has over 20 years of leadership experience in a variety of industries, including non-profit and NGOs, marketing and market research, communications, information technology, and post-secondary education and training. Prior to joining WRDC in 2013, […]

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Kim Belbin | Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Resources Events News & Photos Success Stories Donate Scholarships Contact Kim BelbinChief Operating Officer (COO)Toll Free: 1-800-738-3713Tel: (709) 738-3713Fax: (709)738-3743Email: kbelbin@wrdc.ca Since 2014, Kim has held multiple positions within the Organization. Since her start as Financial & Administrative Coordinator, she grew into the role of Manager, Finance & Operations and in 2019 took on the […]

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Tracy Rideout-Fitzpatrick | Director, Research & Evaluation

Resources Events News & Photos Success Stories Donate Scholarships Contact Tracy Rideout-FitzpatrickDirector, Research & EvaluationToll Free: 1-800-738-3713Tel: (709) 738-3714Fax: (709)738-3743Email: tfitzpatrick@wrdc.ca Tracy is responsible for leading our organization’s research, evaluation and accountability activities. Her areas of expertise include project management, survey design, focus group facilitation, data analysis and report preparation. Tracy has over 20 years […]

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Jennifer Cheeks WRDC

Jennifer Cheeks | Director, Career Services

Resources Events News & Photos Success Stories Donate Scholarships Contact Jennifer CheeksDirector, Career ServicesTel: (709) 466 – 2750Fax: (866)389-4557Email: jcheeks@wrdc.caAddress: 105 Manitoba Drive, Suite 306, Clarenville, NL A5A 1K2 Jennifer has been a career services professional in the Central region since February of 2011. Jennifer has a rich background providing employment assistance services to persons […]

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Tanya Hawco | Director, Workplace Services

Resources Events News & Photos Success Stories Donate Scholarships Contact Tanya HawcoDirector, Workplace Services Toll Free: 1-800-738-3713Tel: (709) 738-4395Fax: (709)738-3743Email: thawco@wrdc.ca Tanya is a registered social worker with the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers.  With 20 years in diverse professional experience, she has most recently spent 5 years as Executive Director of the […]

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Melissa Aucoin | Marketing & Media Specialist

Resources Events News & Photos Success Stories Donate Scholarships Contact Melissa AuCoinMarketing & Media SpecialistToll Free: 1-800-738-3713Tel: (709) 738-1239Fax: (709)738-3743Email: maucoin@wrdc.ca Melissa joined WRDC in 2017 as the Marketing & Media Specialist. She has ten years of experience as a marketing and communications professional and is a graduate of College of the North Atlantic (CNA). Melissa […]

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Demi Gibson | Research Consultant

Resources Events News & Photos Success Stories Donate Scholarships Contact Demi GibsonResearch ConsultantToll Free: 1-800-738-3713Tel: (709) 738-8198Fax: (709)738-3743Email: dgibson@wrdc.ca Demi gained extensive formal training in research and evaluation design and implementation through a Bachelor of Science in Psychology (completed in May 2015) and Masters of Applied Psychological Science (MAPS, complete in October 2017) from Memorial […]

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Diana Flemming | WRDC

Diana Flemming | Project Coordinator

Resources Events News & Photos Success Stories Donate Scholarships Contact Diana FlemmingProject CoordinatorToll Free: 1-800-738-3713Tel: (709) 738-1138Fax: (709)738-3743Email: dflemming@wrdc.ca  Diana is passionate about community engagement and intersectional feminist approaches to inclusion and equity. Diana joined WRDC in October 2021 as our Project Coordinator for Increasing Pathways to Employment, bringing with her several years of experience working […]

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Naana Adofo | WRDC

Naana Adofo | Policy & Research Consultant

Resources Events News & Photos Success Stories Donate Scholarships Contact Naana AdofoPolicy & Research ConsultantToll Free: 1-800-738-3713Tel: (709) 738-1214Fax: (709)738-3743Email: nadofo@wrdc.ca Naana joined WRDC as a Policy and Research Consultant in November 2021 having gained experience from both her undergraduate and graduate level research and engagements. She completed her Master’s degree in Political Science with academic […]

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Lisa Birmingham

Lisa Birmingham | Workplace DEI Specialist – Lead Trainer

Resources Events News & Photos Success Stories Donate Scholarships Contact Lisa BirminghamWorkplace DEI Specialist – Lead TrainerToll Free: 1-800-738-3713Tel: (709) 738-8998Fax: (709)738-3743Email: lbirmingham@wrdc.ca Lisa is a highly skilled facilitator with over 30 years of experience. A former member the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS), she has delivered hundreds of professional development workshops on a variety […]

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