Vice President, Michele Taylor
Michele has been the Executive Director of Waypoints Community Services Association, (previously Fort McMurray Family Crisis Society) for 4 years. Waypoints is an umbrella organization with 56 staff, which includes an Emergency Women and Children's Shelter, a Second Stage Shelter, Domestic Violence Outreach Program, including the Opportunities for Change Centre for male and female domestic violence offenders, a Sexual Assault and Abuse Centre, and a social enterprise - The Compass, which is a 78-unit apartment building. Michele has 30 years of experience in community services development and management in BC, and in Alberta and prior to her position with Waypoints, as a Director with MacDonald Island Park in Fort McMurray for 4 years. Michele has volunteered for numerous Non-profit Boards in BC and Alberta and has 26 years of experience developing recreational and educational programs and services for children. Michele is passionate about effective, innovative collaboration to meet community needs.