Carrie is the Human Resources Manager at Barkman Concrete and has a real passion for non-profit organizations. She has experience with and education about non-profit organizations, and she volunteers with a local equine therapy organization.

Lorie has worked at the Steinbach Credit Union for 32 years.  Much of this time has been in the role of Manager of the Member Services Department.

Lorie has a brother who lives with a disability and she advocates for him, and the inclusion of others who live with a disability.  She would love the opportunity to give back to the Community in serving on the Board at enVision.

Calvin lives in Steinbach, and is employed at Clearview Co-op as the Senior Finance Manager.  His interest in the board comes from personal life experience of having a child who lives with a disability, as well as contributing to a cause that helps people to contribute to community in meaningful ways. He brings a personal passion to see increased opportunities for those who may not have equal access.

Calvin brings a background in accounting with over 19 years of experience in the industry, and a degree in Management.

Chrystie is the Library Director at Jake Epp Library with a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. She has a teenage daughter who lives with a disability and is a strong, passionate advocate for her daughter and others.

Marcel graduated from the University of Manitoba with a degree in economics and then graduated from Law School in 1982. He has been practicing law since 1983 and in 1987 became a partner at the law firm of Smith, Neufeld, Jodoin with a practice specializing in civil litigation.

Marcel is presently a senior partner at the law firm of Smith, Neufeld, Jodoin and has been a guest speaker at the Law Society of Manitoba on a number of topics including law office management and computerization. Marcel has been a member of the board of directors of a number of charitable and non-profit organizations and has a step-daughter who has Down Syndrome and is assisted through Eastman Employment Services.

Lou is retired from his business of building wooden trusses, and now works part time at his church. He has been on the Foundation Board since 2005. Lou’s son lives in an enVision home and is supported in an enVision day service.

Aurele retired after practicing pharmacy and teaching Chemistry and Pharmacology at the University of St-Boniface. He’s married to Rachel and together they’ve had four boys who are all grown up and on their own.

Aurèle has had numerous experiences as a board member on various organisations such as the Regional Health Authority, the School Division and the Association of Community Living on which he also served as Chair.  He also spent a year full time as a volunteer at the l’Arche community for the intellectually challenged.

Michele works at William Dyck & Son in Niverville as the Flooring Department Manager. She has a son who lives with a disability and is looking to enVision to provide services in the future.

Board Member Since 2012

Reinnie is a partner at Blue River Group Chartered Professional Accountants LLP in Niverville. He has been a member of other non-profit boards, including Abundance Canada, Tearfund Canada, and the E.M. Conference where he has done presentations on what it means to be a charity in Canada.

Betty-Lou drives school bus for the Hanover School Division, providing transportation to students who have special needs. Her brother and sister are served in day and residential services of enVision. Betty-Lou sees her role on the board as a way to express thanks and give back to an organization that has cared for her siblings.