Our staff

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Meet our dedicated and compassionate staff team! Learn about the people working to support those living with dementia, and care partners in Huron and Perth County.

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Alzheimer Society Huron Perth Staff

HURON SITE

Cathy Ritsema, Executive Director
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Jennifer Burns, Manager Programs & Services
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Randy Chapman, Registered Social Worker, First Link Family Support Counsellor
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Karla Crocker, Administrative Assistant
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Erin Dale, Manager Fund Development & Communications
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Marsha Dickson, In-Home Recreation Coordinator
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Tammie Dubé, First Link® Care Navigator
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Jeanette Sears, Public Education Coordinator
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Danielle Van Wyk, Registered Social Worker, BSO/First Link Family Support Counsellor
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PERTH SITE

Paulina Balch, Volunteer Coordinator
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519-271-1910 ext. 31 

Pamela Balfour, Social Recreation Program Coordinator
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519-271-1910 ext. 27 

Christy Bannerman, Public Education Coordinator
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519-271-1910 ext. 21

Shannon Brown, In-Home Recreation Coordinator
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519-271-1910 ext. 32 

Shannon Luke, First Link® Family Support Counsellor  
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519-271-1910 ext. 29

Alicia Mizzi, First Link® Care Navigator
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519-271-1910 ext. 23

Tania Mulligan, First Link® Family Support Counsellor 
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519-271-1910 ext. 28

Shelley Obermayer, First Link® Family Support Counsellor
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519-271-1910 ext. 26

Amanda Schwartzentruber, Clinical Lead, BSO Social Worker
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519-271-1910 ext. 25

Lori Speiran, Business Lead
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519-271-1910 ext. 30

Teresa Weicker, CSS Dementia Educator & Fund Development Assistant
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519-271-1910 ext. 33