Staff

At Victoria Women’s Transition House, we have teams of staff to help support women and children fleeing intimate partner violence and abuse, to support education and advocacy programs and to help run our organization. These include counsellors, victim service workers, prevention educators, fundraising, communications, volunteer and human resources professionals, finance and administrative support. Our Senior Leadership Team consists of our Executive Director, Deputy Director, Finance Director and Development and Communications Director.

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Makenna Rielly, MA

Executive Director

Makenna has worked in the non-profit sector for over 30 years, and has a strong commitment to providing critical services to survivors of violence and their families, supporting prevention education and building public awareness.

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Parm Kroad, BSW

Deputy Director

Parm has worked in the social services field for most of her career, joining VWTH in 1982, to support abused women and their children.

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Lorelle Posten BBA, MSc, CPA/CA

Finance Director

Lorelle is a Chartered Professional Accountant with experience in business, government and third sector organizations in Canada, the US and the UK.

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Susan K. E. Howard, BA

Development and Communications Director

Susan is honoured to work with the incredible team at VWTH in support of women and children leaving abusive family situations.

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