Serving as MennoHomes’ Executive Director since October 2013, Dan enjoys the wide range of activities that are typical in a small non-profit. He has experience in the non-profit sector as well as industry and construction. His role is to foster an environment where all of MennoHomes’ stakeholders (tenants, donors, volunteers, staff, board, and community partners) are engaged in the creation and ongoing sustainability of affordable housing.
Community Support Worker
Sue joined our team in spring 2021 as the MennoHomes Community Support Worker. She works alongside tenants to help create and support “happy, healthy, and safe community living”. Tenants in Kitchener on Village Road, at Rockway Gardens, and 544 Bridgeport, as well as in Elmira at The Foundry will find Sue in their midst on a weekly basis. She has a wide range of work and life experience. Her role is to connect with all tenants on a friendly and informal basis.
Robin joined our team as the senior bookkeeper in November 2021. She is responsible for managing the accounting records at MennoHomes. Robin has 25 years experience working in a family business in the construction industry and has a strong foundation in financial management. Robin is looking forward to bringing her skills to the non-profit sector and building relationships with the MennoHomes team and property management partners to ensure our projects remain financially healthy.
Karen Ehlebracht RN, BScN is a Registered Nurse with 25 years of experience in primary care, mental health and community health. Community health nursing recognizes that a community’s health is closely linked to the health of its members and is often first reflected in individual and family health. Karen provides care for the residents at our Waterloo Mennonite Homes location in partnership with W-K United Mennonite Church. She offers walk-in clinics and sessions for health monitoring, blood pressure checks, mental health support, health information, system navigation, health promotion and community development.
Lori joined our team in August 2021 as Administrative Asisstant. She will be working on various tasks at the 7 Memorial Avenue office in Elmira. Lori brings her administrative experiences from a similar role with Mennonite Central Committee in the past. In addition to her work at Mennohomes, Lori lives and works on a dairy farm outside Elmira, is a supply teacher with Upper Grand District School Board, and enjoys a variety of sports and outdoor adventures. She looks forward to sharing her administrative expertise to help provide affordable housing in Waterloo Region.