Terra relies on volunteers, financial and in-kind donations to offer services and support our teen parents.
At Terra, our specialized team tailors programs and services to meet the needs of each teen parent. Always safe, never judgemental. Learn more about what we have to offer our young families.
Karen has served Terra in supporting its growth and development as a strong, relevant and collaborative community service provider since 1998. Karen’s strategic leadership enables the agency to act on new opportunities that help realize Terra’s mission. She has been a strong advocate to reduce barriers and increase opportunities for young parents and their children to succeed. She is a proud grandmother to her two granddaughters whose presence remind her that every interaction contributes to shaping the future of children.
Kristi has extensive professional experience in program development and operations, collaboration, including evaluation, accreditation, and human resources management in serving marginalized populations and the greater community, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Health Sciences Management Certification. She has both not-for-profit and government experience in health care having assumed roles as diverse as Regional Director, Team Manager Home Care, Program Manager and Client Care Coordinator in other institutes. She is passionate about supporting teams and individuals in achieving their success.
“I feel that my leadership style is that of a servant, visionary and action-oriented leader. I see how working as a team, we can move collaborative care forward and improve the journey…. How we can work smarter not harder. I am a relational leader as well; I believe building a foundation of trust and transparency is important for an organization’s success. That accountability is a part of that foundation to accomplishing the mission and vision for the organization and showcases the achievements.”
Laura began with the agency in 2000. She’s passionate about cultivating an appreciation for evaluation and embedding it in daily practice. She’s driven to constant improvement and a practice of quality assurance of the agency’s participant information system to reflect services and outcomes. Laura has also made a strong contribution to the development of new and emergent projects and programs.
Kejina comes to Terra with more than 10 years of experience in resource development and fundraising. A passionate relationship builder, Kejina is driven by finding ways to inspire and inform the community about Terra’s work. As Director of Fund Development, Kejina works to develop meaningful relationships with individuals, corporations and community groups to ensure Terra can not only meet the current needs of our families, but has the capacity to be innovative and respond to future needs and trends. Kejina is responsible for all fundraising activities as well as Terra’s volunteer program.
Terry began working in non-profit accounting in 1984, and has been at Terra since 2011. She is exceptionally skilled at managing our complex budget and ensuring families benefit the greatest from funder and donor contributions.
Carol has over 30 years of experience in the field of Early Child Development as a Childcare Centre Director and Instructor at MacEwan University. She ensures that quality early learning and care programming across the agency reflects best practise and promotes the absolute best development of children.
We’re located at 9930 106 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta. We are open 8:30-4:30 Mon-Fri.
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