Management Team

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Marla Reed

Executive Director

Marla Reed has been with DCSCL for 30 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 vulnerable people in North Eastern BC. 

Marla's work has included the development of numerous housing options for adults with developmental disabilities, families, and seniors.  Marla is passionate about inclusion for all is committed to creating a more inclusive society for everyone.

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Stacy Scriven

Program Director, Community Inclusion, Supported Living and Employment Services Programs

Stacy Scriven came to DCSCL in 2010 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. Having studied Natural Health Practices and Sexual Health, she has expanded her scope to include being proficient in the various software reqirements to create DCSCL reports, handbooks, newsletters and the website.

Stacy is family oriented, loves nature and is always on the lookout for an adventure.

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Kirsten Homme

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.

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Anne Pearson

Program Director, Senior Services

Anne Pearson has been with DCSCL for over 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 15 years, she and her husband have six children combined and a whopping 18 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.

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Denae Dafoe RN, BSN

Program Director, Bulterys House

Denae Dafoe is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree and an RN Certificate of Mastery in the OR. Her educational journey began in Dawson Creek where she completed the Health Care Assistant (HCA) Program before pursuing a career in nursing. Her mother Linda, a retired health care worker, inspired this career path. Denae admired her mother’s level of compassion and unabated advocacy for individuals.

Denae has 14 years of experience in health care and human services. With a commitment to lifelong learning, Denae continues to further her skill set and education. She has a passion for health equity and works to improve access to health care. She has seen this initiative come to fruition as the Program Director of Bulterys House. The goal is to improve access to health care while providing comfortable and safe lodging.

I’m honored to be a part of bringing such a great resource and amenity to the Peace Region! The diligence of so many passionate people made this dream a reality.” 

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Emily Wasmuth

Program Director, Licensed Supported Homes and Assisted Living Services

Emily Wasmuth has been with DCSCL since 2018, She has a Diploma in Therapeutic Recreation specializing in Gerontology with a passion for advocating for and empowering individuals to thrive in the community. As a Program Director, Emily has focused on creating safe and inclusive environments where individuals can flourish.

When she's not working, Emily enjoys spending time with her family. She is committed to making a positive impact on the world and believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to live a fulfilling life.


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Renee Brandon

Home Share Manager

Renee Brandon is a lifelong resident of the Dawson Creek area and joined DCSCL in the Fall of 2019 as Home Share Manager. Her career in the Social Services Field spans 23 years working with MCFD teenagers in Emergency Homes, a Healing Centre for Adult Addictions /Trauma and Administrative Assistant; as well as working in the Oil and Gas Industry as an Office Manager for a company that has Bush Camps and Lodges.

Renee has deep roots in the farming community, is committed to lifelong learning and loves music, travel and literature.

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Phone: 250.782.2611
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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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