2018 Dan

Dan Driedger

Executive Director

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.


2018 Karen

Karen Lebold

Community Support Worker

Since 2007, Karen has been the MennoHomes Community Worker. She works alongside tenants to help create and support “happy, healthy, and safe community living”. Tenants in Kitchener on Village Road and at Rockway Gardens, as well as in Elmira at The Foundry will find Karen in their midst on a weekly basis. She has a wide range of work and life experience that allows her to connect with all tenants on a friendly and informal basis.

2018 Ester

Ester Neufeldt


As the part-time bookkeeper with MennoHomes since November 2017, Ester is responsible for managing the accounting records of MennoHomes. She works with our property management partners to help ensure all of our projects remain financially healthy. Now in semi-retirement, Ester enjoys being able to share her technical skills to support work that is making a meaningful difference to the lives of people in her local community.