Our Team

Sherry brings a wealth of experience in sales, marketing, and communications, specializing in community building and niche marketing. Sherry is very involved in her community and sits a variety of boards and committees for several non-profit organizations such as Red Roof Retreat. She is excited to be a part of the RentSmart team because she is passionate about building cost-effective, non-profit organizations to increase their impact, both from inside and outside the organization.  The transformative education RentSmart programs help the individual find and keep housing, the landlord have successful tenancies and is a key component within a broader homelessness prevention framework.

To contact Sherry directly call 289-362-4784 ext. 26 or email  sherry@rentsmartontario.ca

Laura comes to RentSmart Ontario with a strong passion for advocating that housing is a human right. She believes in building capacity within the community through an approachable and adaptable style of sharing knowledge while valuing the lived experiences of each person she shares the RentSmart education with.

 Laura is also a Community Support Worker at Bethlehem Housing and Support Services, where she serves clients who are at risk or experiencing homelessness. Laura works from a client-centered, harm reduction approach, and believes in meeting people where they are at. She has extensive experience working with some of the community’s most vulnerable people.

Laura holds a degree with Honours from Brock University in Sociology with a Concentration in Social Justice and Equity Studies. She also sits on a Board of Directors for co-operative housing. When she is not working, Laura enjoys gardening and growing food and, creating everything from wearable art to home decor.

To contact Laura directly call 289-362-4784 ext. 25 or email trainer@rentsmartontario.ca

Jessica is a Social Service Worker graduate from Niagara College. Jessica has experience working with a variety of social service agencies, most recently within housing sector crisis support through non-profit organizations.  She is passionate about helping others to understand and navigate the system so that they have successful tenancies. Jessica is excited to be a part of RentSmart Ontario to continue assisting in the homelessness prevention framework.

To contact Jessica directly call 289-362-4784 ext. 27 or email admin@rentsmartontario.ca

 

 

 

Betty-Lou Souter, CEO – Community Care St. Catharines and Thorold

 

 

 

Carole Fuhrer, Executive Director – Community Care West Niagara

 

 

 

Diane Corkum, Executive Director – Project Share, Niagara Falls

 

 

 

Lori Beech, Executive Director- Bethlehem Housing and Support Services, Niagara Region

 

 

 

Mark Carl, Executive Director – The Hope Centre, Welland