Our Team


Siobhan Powlowski, Executive Director

Linda Minamimaye, Director of Operations

Isabel Ashton, Director Youth & Family Programs

Jim Balakshin, Director of Community Development

Joey Liu, Farmer/Community Programmer

Aileen Long, Community Programmer (Volunteers, Clean Team, Outreach, Young Ideas)

Amanda Bacaleinick, Chef

Jessy Scaria, Community Support Worker

Doris Traynor, Community Programmer (Seniors’ Programs)

Jenn Mason, Community Programmer (Seniors Programs)

Mayra Alvarez, Family Support Worker

Valia Flores & June Lam, Front Desk Workers

Community Advisory Board

Kathryn Fitzgerald – Co-Chair

Dan Watson – Co-Chair

Rashmi G.C.

Micah Goldberg

Daniela Guerrero-Rodriguez

Eva Krizek

Willie Ng

Graham Ramsay

Now Recruiting Members for the GNH Community Advisory Board (CAB)

Are you interested in developing a strategic plan for Gordon Neighbourhood House? Working with GNH to provide leadership in the local community? Ensuring that the direction of GNH is in keeping with current and future needs in Vancouver’s West End?

You’re invited to apply to a progressive Community Advisory Board that values enthusiasm, cultural diversity, and lived experience. Members of the CAB are active volunteers at Gordon Neighbourhood House and asked to attend bi-monthly Board meetings.

For more information, please contact:

Siobhan Powlowski, Senior Director