Currently QCLA employs approximately 70 staff members throughout the various programs offered and sites.
Staff since March 26, 1996.
Resided in Quesnel for 43 years.
I have 2 children, a boy and a girl. My daughter is 18 and has just graduated and my son is 16 and just obtained his learners license.
I like to read, go for walks, I play baseball, visit with friends. I love spending time with my family and my 2 dogs, I have a Senior German shepherd and I recently acquired a schnauzer. I love to travel, and I do a fair amount for work and pleasure.
Office Manager since November 2020. Staff since April 2018.
Started working at QCLA after moving back home from the North when she had her daughter.
Loves spending time outdoors and adventuring with her family. Always makes time for her second home, Bowron Lake
Staff since May 5, 2016.
Grew up on Vancouver Island, moved a few times before settling in Quesnel in 2008.
Has preteen 2 boys.
Hobbies/Interests: Loves exploring and outdoor adventuring, especially hiking, kayaking, fishing, hunting and snowshoeing. Dabbles in arts and crafts, draws, paints, is a face and body artist, does costuming, acts and enjoys singing and dancing. Volunteers with Kersley Players and Quesnel Search and Rescue.
Started with QCLA in fall 2020.
Staff since June 2011.
Has resided in Quesnel forf 30 years.
Has 4 children and 1 dog.
Hobbies and Interests: Camping at the lake, listening to music, spending time with my children and dog, and enjoying a good moving with a lot of action are a few of the things I like to do in my spare time.
Staff since 2018.
Born and raised in Quesnel.
Spends as much free time as possible hiking, fishing and camping with family and doing agility training with her dogs.
Staff since August 14, 2017.
Resided in Quesnel for lifetime.
Has many extended family living here in Quesnel.
Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy time with my friends, games nights, themed food nights and sitting around a small fire with good people.
Studying Social Work and completing a practicum through Quesnel Community Living Association.
From Mexico and have lived here a few years.
Enjoy doing yoga, swimming and to go out.
Staff since April 2018 and really likes her job. :)
Was born and raised in Quesnel.
Has 2 wonderful daughters that are her world. Has 2 cats.
Hobbies / Interests: include hanging out with family and friends especially her daughters/ Going for walks, going for a drive, shopping, camping, being outdoors in good weather.
Born and raised in Quesnel. Started with QLCA in January of 2020. Is married and has 3 children.
Enjoys spending time with my family, camping, watching movies, sewing, cross stitching and embroidery. Is an active volunteer for Girl Guides of Canada.
Staff since 2015, as a Casual, Residential and Outreach Support Worker.
Has resided around the province but has spent most of her time in Quesnel.
Has a variety of interests from outdoor activities like camping and hiking to spending an evening gaming or curled up with a good book. Loves to travel and spend time with her two dogs, Lily and Milli.
Janessa Jensen has been working for QCLA since April 2016, in multiple/varying positions ranging from Casual to Full & Part Time, as a Residence/Community Support Worker. She was born and raised in Quesnel. She expresses her enjoyment for this type of work and finds it to be one of the most rewarding.
She spends her time 'off the job' studying and volunteering in spiritual pursuits. Janessa has two beautiful sister cats, Delaney & Delilah, who keep her company and love to go on walks with her. Some of Janessa's favourite activities are going on outings with her family, spending time in nature, and in the colder weather, huddling up with some tea while playing a game or two online. Currently, Janessa is working towards completing a Foundations Course through the Alberta Council of Disability Services (ACDS) which will provide her with Certification.
Staff since March 2015.
Resided in Quesnell all my life.
Has 2 boys and 8 grandkids, brother and sister
Hobbies / Interests: renovating homes , giving back, anything outdoors ,camping,quading,skiing.I spend a lot of time with my grandkids as they are my life.In the fall im gonna start yoga and swimming.
Staff since July 8, 2020.
Has lived in Quesnel for entire life
Has a younger brother and spends a lot of time with her grandmother.
Hobbies and Interests: When not working on school as a Psychology Major at the University of Northern BC, enjoys being active, working out, and has recently taken up knitting!
Staff since October 1993.
Resided in Quesnel for 36 years.
Has 2 daughters.
Hobbies / Interests: camping, fishing, crafts, animal lover, gardening, travelling, pro-life advocate, listening to music and watching inspirational programs
Moved to Quesnel from the Philippines.
Eldest of a 5 children. Given that she was the most mature, she lived her entire life trying to help out her parents.
After graduating high school, immediately played the support worker role suited to, as understands the value of money and it gives her the ability to train herself to look on the better side of life.
Staff since 2011.
Quesnel is my hometown.
My career has enriched my life and given me opportunities to meet great people throughout.
My family is big and has been part of the community for 60+ years. My contribution being my awesome son who has made me proud to be his mom.
I live to explore and find hidden treasures in our beautiful province and city.
Employed since April 2018.
Lived in Quesnel whole life. Have a fiancé, daughter, two sons, and two dogs.
Interested in animals, hiking, target shooting and horseback riding.
Staff since December 4th 2019
Resided in Quesnel more than 10-years.
Has 2 boys.
Hobbies / Interests: Reading
Staff since Octpber 18, 2018.
Resided in Quesnel for about 1.5 years.
Family includes husband, Chad, and cat, Mustard.
Hobbies/Interests: Has worked for QCLA for 1-year. Husband and self recently moved to Quesnel and love it so far. Enjoys travelling the world, favourite countries that has been to so far are Brazil, Vietnam and Australia. Also enjoys gardening and fixing up her house during her spare time.
Hobbies/Interests: Spends spare time riding horses, training dogs and rescuing kittens.
Staff since March 2018.
Hobbies / Interests: Wildlife photography, travelling, spending time with friends and family.