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.
The Board of Directors advances and safeguards Terra’s mission. The Board is responsible for long-term strategic planning and direction. It defines Terra’s organizational culture, values and operating principles. The Board works as team with the Executive Director who manages operations.
Terra’s Board of Directors is recruiting members for a new term, beginning April 2021.
If you’re interested, please forward your resume and a cover letter stating why this opportunity is of interest to you, to:
Terra Centre for Teen Parents Wendy Yewman, Past Board Chair 9930 106 Street Edmonton, AB T5K 1C7
Jennifer is Senior Director, Advancement Services at the University of Alberta's Office of Advancement.
Wendy Yewman has very recently retired from a career of close to 30 years in the area of service provision to youth and families in the Edmonton area.
Mary has been working with children, families and communities for over 30 years. She truly believes it takes a village to raise a child and is passionate about supporting people and communities to best support young children and their families. Mary is currently an instructor in the Early Learning and Child Care program at NorQuest College.
Edwin is a Chartered Accountant at Radke Professional Corporation.
Laura is District Vice President at Ceridian.
Susan Lovie has worked in property management for over 15 years and is currently the General Manager of Kingsway Mall. She is responsible for the overall leadership and operations of the centre. Susan is the proud mom of a blended family of six and is passionate about helping children get the best possible head start in life.
Kalen is an Associate at Dentons Canada LLP.
Crystal Arcand, spirit name Rising Sun Thunder Woman, is a nehiyaw Cree member from the Alexander Kipohtakaw First Nation. Culture and identity of our indigenous people is Crystal’s passion. She has sat with many knowledge keepers and has been active in traditional ceremonies on Treaty 6 territory. Crystal is currently with Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society as the cultural supervisor. She is a mentor and knowledge keeper for the community and offers indigenous teachings and sacred circle teachings which honour our families when they are celebrating their successes or requiring support through their life experiences. Crystal is the mother of two daughters and one son. She has two grandchildren and hopes for many more to come.
Heidi joined Terra's board in 2020
Ankita joined Terra's board in 2020.
Ellen joined Terra's board in 2020.
Claire joined Terra's board in 2020.
Melissa joined Terra's Board in 2020
Interested in joining us? Send us a resume!
We’re located at 9930 106 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta. We are open 8:30-4:30 Mon-Fri.
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