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Tim Hortons Volunteers of the Week

Mark Woods nominated by Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations

Mark Woods nominated by Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations

Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations nominates Director Mark Woods for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote ‘Mark can always be counted on to add value and progress to the work of our board. He is deeply invested in the success of the Association and is pleased to help in any way that he can. Ready and steady, Mark is a true thought partner, keeping it real for everyone. Thank you, Mark you are so very much appreciated.’

Heather Llewellyn nominated by Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations

Heather Llewellyn nominated by Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations

Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations nominates Director Heather Llewellyn for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote ‘Colorful, creative, spunky, and fun can always describe a whirlwind and sometimes describe a person or two. On our board that personable whirlwind is Heather. Heather brings fresh ideas and swiftly solves problems with a variety of “out of the box” ideas. Her innovation, laughter, and zeal are delightful, adding sparkle and magic to board discussions. Thank you, Heather spin is in.’

Amara Ijomah nominated by Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations

Amara Ijomah nominated by Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations

Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations nominates Board Secretary Amara Ijomah for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote ‘Amara believes in the value of service and community stewardship and this is clearly evident in her contributions to the Association board. Her quiet reflective style, knowledge, and thoughtful inquiry is often the springboard to the level of assurance required for decision making. Thank you Amara, your wisdom and experience are treasured.’

Brandon Mann nominated by Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations

Brandon Mann nominated by Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations

Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations nominates Board Treasurer Brandon Mann for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote ‘New to our board, Brandon is an awesome board member. Brandon’s greatest strength is his willingness to listen to and explore new ideas. His curiosity to learn more and being open to possibilities are promoting growth within the Association. Thanks for coming on-‘board’ Brandon, we are so happy to have you.’

Chandra Oliver nominated by Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations

Chandra Oliver nominated by Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations

Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations nominates Board Vice-President Chandra Oliver for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote ‘Chandra’s innate ability to focus on the issue at hand and provide solutions that are both logical and deliverable make her an invaluable member of our board. A knowledgeable and active community builder, Chandra is known for her passion and commitment not only to the Association but also to several other organizations for which, she volunteers. Thanks, Chandra you are truly amazing.’

Phil Linfield nominated by Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations

Phil Linfield nominated by Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations

Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations nominates Board President Phil Linfield for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote ‘Phil is a dedicated and committed leader who believes wholeheartedly in the work that we do and the difference it makes to both the non-profit sector and the community at large. An enthusiastic and passionate ambassador for the Association, Phil is always ready and willing to go the extra mile when needed. Thanks, Phil you are so appreciated for all that you do.’

Linda Murphy nominated by the John Howard Society of Grande Prairie

Linda Murphy nominated by the John Howard Society of Grande Prairie

The John Howard Society of Grande Prairie nominates Linda Murphy for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote ‘We would like to acknowledge and recognize the fabulous Linda Murphy for serving 17+ years as a volunteer on our Board of Directors, including terms as Chair and Vice Chair. While Linda recently retired from our Board, she was an anchor and a stabilizing force, for such a long time and her contributions were many. Her background and long-term leadership was instrumental in helping our organization to plan and prepare for our future and she left an impact that will remain. We were blessed that she gave of her time and expertise over the long haul. Many thanks and much appreciation to Linda!

Soleil Molloy nominated by the John Howard Society of Grande Prairie

Soleil Molloy nominated by the John Howard Society of Grande Prairie

The John Howard Society of Grande Prairie nominates Soleil Molloy for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote ‘Soleil is the newest member of our Board of Directors and we are thankful to have her. With a background in human services, Soleil brings a wealth of hands-on experience and a wisdom that has been very much welcomed. Her positive and generous spirit, along with her action-oriented focus, will continue to help us to grow and improve and we look forward to all that she will continue to bring to our organization. Cheers to Soleil!’

Solomon Okhifoh nominated by the John Howard Society of Grande Prairie

Solomon Okhifoh nominated by the John Howard Society of Grande Prairie

The John Howard Society of Grande Prairie nominates Solomon Okhifoh for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote ‘We had the pleasure of welcoming Solomon to our Board of Directors in 2021 and we couldn’t be more grateful. Solomon brings a wonderful complement of skills and experience to our organization. He has been an active volunteer in our community in various capacities and he has an interest in learning and improving, which we know will serve us well. We are looking forward to having Solomon with us for a while. We know he will continue to have an impact and we can’t wait to see what the future brings. Cheers to Solomon!’

Chandra Oliver nominated by the John Howard Society of Grande Prairie

Chandra Oliver nominated by the John Howard Society of Grande Prairie

The John Howard Society of Grande Prairie nominates Chandra Oliver for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote ‘Cheers to Chandra! While she is one of our newer volunteers, Chandra has jumped in with both feet in the past year, volunteering on our Board of Directors and with the Communities Building Youth Futures initiative. Chandra brings an energy, enthusiasm and fresh perspective to our organization that is very much valued and appreciated. Beyond her volunteer work with our organization, Chandra is very active in our community in other volunteer roles. Despite how busy she is, Chandra is someone who takes her commitments seriously and is someone we have quickly come to know that we can rely on. Many thanks to Chandra for being there!’

Malissa Veroni nominated by the John Howard Society of Grande Prairie

Malissa Veroni nominated by the John Howard Society of Grande Prairie

The John Howard Society of Grande Prairie nominates Malissa Veroni for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote ‘We’ve had the good fortune of having Malissa as a volunteer on our Board of Directors for 6+ years. Malissa brings a strength and confidence to our Board and a genuine interest in our work and those we serve. Her wisdom is appreciated, as is having a voice that is not afraid to challenge our thinking, as needed, from time to time. Malissa demonstrates a strong belief in people and their ability to heal and change. She is passionate about empowering others and she has been involved in raising awareness of various causes on a global level. Thank you Malissa for doing your part to make our world a little brighter.’

Chris Thiessen nominated by the John Howard Society of Grande Prairie

Chris Thiessen nominated by the John Howard Society of Grande Prairie

The John Howard Society of Grande Prairie nominates Chris Thiessen for Volunteers of the Week! They wrote ‘We’ve had the pleasure of having Chris as a volunteer on our Board of Directors since 2015. He has also served as a volunteer with our organization on both the provincial and national levels. Chris brings a genuine interest and curiosity to his role as a Board member and it is clear that he is committed to our community. Chris always brings a positive energy to the room, remaining open to and inviting of different perspectives. While reminding us all to “stay glorious”. Cheers to Chris!’