Our Team

The Communities ChooseWell team is interdisciplinary and diverse. Our staff have backgrounds in recreation, nutrition, health promotion, social work, education, communications, business, art, and sign language interpretation! We share a commitment to eating well and being active in our own lives and a passion for working with communities to help them create the health-promoting changes they want to make. Click the photos to learn more about our team members.

Lisa McLaughlin

Program Manager – Communities ChooseWell

Julie Venner

Program Officer

Aleysha Christensen

Program Officer

Marissa MacIsaac

Program Officer

Patrick MacQuarrie

Program Officer

Hayley Gulayets

Program Officer

Janet Nacila

ARPA Programs Manager (Indigenous Communities and Partnerships)