The Family Resource Facilitation Program
Neela Ward was raised in Trail, BC, but has called Calgary home since 1988. She has been the Executive Director of Thornhill Child Care Society, which operates two child care centres, a Family Dayhome Agency, and a Kindergarten program, since 2002. Neela has worked with all ages of children and has dedicated her career to supporting families and children. She has been active in the child care field for over 25 years and is involved in many community organizations that promote and support quality child care. Neela joined the FRFP board in 2004. Neela believes strongly in the Family Resource Facilitation Program as she has seen many examples where FRFP has benefited families who may be in crisis or just need a little support.
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Shannon has been with FRFP since September 2008, she has been in the child care field for 22 years. She has worked with all ages of children and has experienced many roles such as OSC director, assistant director, preschool teacher and facilitator.
Shannon spends time on-site at participating programs enhancing and supporting programs based on their individual needs. She enjoys building relationships with staff, children and families.
Shannon graduated from Mount Royal University in 2001 with her Early Childhood Care and Education Diploma. Throughout the years, she has attained many certificates such as Addressing Challenging Behaviours, Positive Solutions for Families, Ages and Stages Development Screening Tool, and Developing Capable People.
Family Resource Facilitator
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Tone Indbryn is the newest Facilitator to join the FRFP team, beginning in October 2013. She joins the Program after 20 years working with children and families in a wide variety of communities throughout the Lower Mainland of Vancouver, The Sunshine Coast BC, Northern Ontario and now Alberta.
She has worked as director, co-director, lead teacher, preschool teacher, facilitator and workshop creator. She is a musician, writer and visual artist who has been very active in the arts communities of Vancouver and is now excited to take part in her new home Calgary. Some of the programs she has facilitated are; Renfrew Young Mothers Group and Mother Goose programs, creativity programs for ARA Mental Health , music, art and yoga workshops for ECCE BC, Sunshine Coast Childcare Resource Centre, Vancouver Society of Children Centre’s, Britannia Community Services, UBC Childcare Services, The DR Peters Centre and most Community Recreation facilities throughout Vancouver.
Tone attained her ECCE License to practice in 2004 while raising her now 21 year old son on her own her passion for yoga also inspired her to attain her BCRPA fitness leader certificate where she specialized in Yoga. She is a member of The Association of Women Composers, and Socan. She has works published with The Poetry Institute of Canada, BC Musician Magazine and Mental Health News link. Her work is a reflection of her passion to the creative spirit, the health and wellness of community and the nurturing of safe and functional environment for children to grow in.
Kamille has just recently joined FRFP, and is the newest member to our team.
She has worked in the Childcare field for 10 years now and has experience with all ages and abilities. She began her career working in the YWCA childcare centre, located in Bow Valley College; this program was the first demonstration centre to open in Calgary and allowed her to work in collaboration with members of the ECE department to deliver care which reflected best practice standards. Prior to beginning at FRFP, Kamille supported children in the classroom as an Early Intervention Specialist.
In her support of children and families, Kamille likes to incorporate a holistic perspective and believes in supporting the “entire” child or “being” within her work.
Kamille graduated from Bow Valley College, in 2010, with a diploma in Early Childhood Education. She has also obtained a degree in Child and Youth Care from the University of Victoria in 2013 and continues to educate herself through various workshops and training seminars.