Marla Reed has been with DCSCL for over 25 years and has been the Executive Director since 2006.
Over the course of her career, Marla has worked with a broad range of partners on a wide range of community development initiatives designed to promote and support greater economic and social inclusion for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
Marla's work has included the development of numerous housing options for low-income adults with developmental disabilities, families, and seniors. Marla is passionate about the inclusion of adults with developmental disabilities and seniors in the Province and is committed to creating a more inclusive society for everyone.
Director of Community Inclusion and Employment Services
Stacy Scriven came to DCSCL over 12 years ago from the Community Social Services sector in a neighboring community.
Passionate about inclusion for all, Stacy advocates for equality and access to services, and has spent many years planning and volunteering for community events. Her drive to succeed, love for learning and appreciation for change and growth has her constantly furthering her education. She has a Diploma in Natural Health Practice, and is currently studying to become a certified Sexual Health Educator.
Stacy is family oriented, loves nature and is always on the lookout for an adventure.
Director of Finance
Kirsten Homme came to the DCSCL from the private sector and has been with the organization since 2008.
Kirsten completed a diploma in Administrative Technologies and Computerized Accounting and has continued with online learning since. Kirsten loves the outdoors and getting out camping with her husband and dogs any chance she can.
Director of Senior Services
Anne Pearson has been with DCSCL for nearly 20 years. She has held several different positions within the Society over the years but is thrilled to now have the opportunity to focus on a long-time passion of hers, senior services.
A resident of Dawson Creek since 1993, Anne raised her family here. Married for 12 years, she and her husband have six children combined and a whopping 16 grandchildren! She also provides respite to children and spent many years working with the Child Development Centre. Living just east of Pouce Coupe, she and her family love the peace and quiet of the Peace Region.
Director of Assisted Living
Emily Wasmuth has been with DCSCL since 2018, where she started as Program Coordinator for Assisted Living.
Emily enjoys spending time outdoors with her family gardening and hiking and working with her horses.
She has a Diploma in Therapeutic Recreation specializing in Gerontology and is passionate about advocating for seniors and decreasing barriers to maintaining there independence within the community.
Home Share Manager
Renee Brandon comes to DCSCL with ample experience in the Social Services sector. She began her career directly out of University, working with teens initially; over the years she branched out into a variety of service areas. After returning to school to broaden her education, she re-entered the workforce with a focus on addictions.
For a time, Renee left the Social Service sector to try her hand at administrative duties, as an Office manager in the Oil and Gas Industry. It wasn’t long before she found herself drawn back to Human Services; however, this time to the administrative aspect of the sector. Born and raised in Dawson Creek, Renee loves the power of music, going to concerts, travelling and books.
We are CARF Accredited
The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitative Facilities has awarded the Dawson Creek Society for Community Living another three year accreditation, the highest level of accreditation available.
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