As Executive Director of the Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council (WPRC), Pam leads the talented and committed team providing backbone support to the WPRC and its Steering Committee in implementing the Council’s overall vision and Framework for Action.
Pam began her career as a community public health nurse working to provide needs based health prevention services to some of our city’s most vulnerable communities. Prior to joining United Way of Winnipeg and the WPRC in 2015 Pam served in a number of senior management positions at the City of Winnipeg including Continuous Improvement Coordinator, Manager of Information and Project Management for the Planning, Property & Development Department, and Manager of Corporate Communications in the City’s CAO Secretariat. Pam has extensive experience leading diverse teams through innovative and inclusive strategic planning processes focused on furthering organizational priorities, as well as ensuring continuous measurement and reporting on performance. She is committed to utilizing the theory, principles and tools of collective impact, project management, and public participation to ensure broad-based stakeholder engagement in initiatives aimed at better meeting community needs.
Pam holds a Bachelor of Nursing degree and an MPA from the University of Manitoba.