Lori began in the position of Executive Director for Employment Action in April 2008. Lori holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from St. Francis Xavier University and has been working in management and leadership positions for fifteen years. Lori brings her expertise in program development and implementation to this position as well as her years of working with marginalized individuals in the areas of career development and employ-ability. Lori brings an inclusive management style to the team at Employment Action and her knowledge around strategic growth and planning will be instrumental in moving the organization forward in the years to come.
Lori is a certified Personality Dimensions trainer, certified in the Strong Interest Inventory and certified to deliver the Myers Briggs Type Indicator. Lori is trained and highly regarded group facilitator and is regularly sought after to develop and present workshops and team building initiatives. Lori conducts training and consultations for both private and public sector agencies and works with community-based organizations to further their growth and development.
Michelle has worked with Employment Action for more than 8 years. With years of experience and training in the financial & service industry, she has worked in a multifaceted capacity within our office. Michelle brings a spirit of positivity, flexibility, professionalism and approachability to each position. A great addition to our team!
Vocational Rehabilitation and Itinerant Services Manager
Stuart has graduated from the University of Victoria with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. He is currently a Registered Rehabilitation Professional with the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (VRAC) and is a board member of the VRAC-BC society. Stuart has 24 years experience working with people with cognitive disabilities and mental health concerns. He currently provides vocational services to employment service centres throughout Northern BC including Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, and Dawson Creek. Stuart also provides vocational rehabilitation services to various insurers assisting clients with injuries return to the workplace.
Facilitated Programs Manager
Kyla is a career management practitioner with a specialization in organizational development, and is also a certified life skills coach and facilitator. As the Facilitated Programs Manager, Kyla works with the EA team to deliver original and customized curriculum within the Prince George Essential Skills & Job Readiness program.
Norm is a certified Life Skills Coach and Employability Skills Specialist with an extensive industrial management background. Actively involved with community sports and coaching activities, Norm brings strong motivational abilities and experience based insight to his work serving clients who face multiple barriers to employment.
With over 15 years in the administration/accounting fields, Laura joined the Employment Action team in 2010. She has had the opportunity to work in several different roles, including Accounting, Reception, the Health and Safety Committee, and assisting with marketing, advertising and IT support. Her current role of Programs Assistant allows her to work within several roles, including Finance and Administration.
Laura is an active member of the arts community in Prince George. She has taught dance with Judy Russell’s Dance Centre for 20 years and is involved in various theatre productions.