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2020 Board Members

Kym Martin


Kathy Sawchuk


Dawna Reinhart


Dawna was born in Edmonton and moved to Peachland in 2007.  She recently joined the Peachland Wellness Board as the treasurer.  She worked with a chartered accountant in Edmonton as an accounting technician and raised her family in the Edmonton area.  The move to the Okanagan was a retirement plan but it was not long before she found a couple of part-time jobs that fit with her experience.  Dawna plays on a spring softball team, enjoys yoga and dabbles in pottery.

Rachel Truant


Rachel has a passion for learning and teaching - new people and new things keep her going! She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Mathematics from the University of British Columbia - Okanagan and hopes to one day finish her Bachelor of Education through the University of Victoria. Rachel was born and raised in the Okanagan and works for the Boys and Girls Club in Peachland. Although residing in Kelowna, she spends and volunteers her time in Peachland. She is often found at the beach in the summers and at almost any community event.

Bill Dupuis


Born in Regina and grew up in New Westminster B.C., Bill and his wife have 5 children, 7 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Bill joined the RCAF in 1954 and flew CF100’s until 1959, became a realtor in 1964 and retired in 2014. He served his communities as a board director on a hospital, volunteer fireman, Ambulance, C of C, Okanagan College, Omreb and the PBA. Bill now a Director on PWC and the new senior’s housing.

Janet Hornseth


Rick Ingram


Tracey Woodward


Tracey was born and raised in the North East of England and lived there until her mid 30’s when she and her family emigrated to Winnipeg, Manitoba. Working in the newspaper business most of her life she worked for the Winnipeg Free Press for 15 years before semi-retiring to beautiful Peachland. 

Now employed part-time by the Peachland View she wanted to give back to the community she instantly fell in love with by volunteering, so through her work for the paper, she was drawn to the Wellness centre. Tracey and husband Ian enjoy cycling, hiking, travel and the odd Okanagan winery.  “ Of all the things I am most proud of are my two daughters Becky and Annie, one is studying law in the UK and the other is a social worker in Winnipeg”.



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Christina MacMaster

Executive Coordinator

I have worked in the not-for-profit sector for many years (100 or so), in various roles and in many capacities including that of a volunteer. As a Manager in not-for-profit, my work has taken me from that of a small organization with a staff of 3 to work within a large national organization with branch offices throughout the country. I thrive on variety, enjoy being busy and active and believe in the value of community. I joined the PWC in 2014 and have enjoyed the evolution and changes of this great organization.  My role as Executive Coordinator provides the opportunity to be a part of helping others in my community, and allows me the chance to embrace and enjoy all that I believe in. I feel very fortunate and grateful to be able to live and work in a community I love and choose to be a part of.  

Sherry Kendrick

Administration and Program Coordinator

Sherry joined the PWC in 2010 as an office volunteer and facilitator for the Sunshine Singers and Intergenerational Choir.  In 2011 she started working part-time to allow other staff to take vacation time.  In 2014 Sherry began the job share position of Administration and Programs Coordinator. In this role her responsibility is to participate in the delivery of programs and services, by providing various types of support to PWC staff and volunteers. She very much enjoys working at the PWC helping others.

Bea Castellanos

Administration and Program Coordinator

I started working at the PWC in 2017. I am from Colombia and speak Spanish/English.

My experience is enhanced by a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and working within multinational companies during previous years. In the role of Administrative Support Coordinator, my responsibility is to participate in the delivery of programs and services, by providing various types of support to PWC staff and volunteers.

Sara Stephens

Services Coordinator

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Jacqui Nuttall

Services Coordinator

My husband and I retired to Peachland in 2017. Shortly afterwards I  began volunteering at the Peachland Wellness Centre.  I love the caring atmosphere and community support offered here so I was thrilled when given the opportunity to job share as one of the Services Coordinators. I worked as a Registered Nurse for 25 years and hope that my knowledge and experience will help enhance the well-being of those we serve. 

Teri Pentland

Services Coordinator

I began my role in 2017 after 4 years as a volunteer. My background is in healthcare/nursing with a focus on seniors’ health and wellness.  My love of learning led me to redefine myself after my first “retirement” into someone who is embracing ageing gracefully and supporting others to do the same.  Family, friends, balance and flexibility are my focus for this stage of my life and the PWC embodies it all. 

Bev Andrews

Volunteer Facilitator

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Kaylah Vrabic

Programs and Services Assistant

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Lifetime Members

Ruth Baumer                  Jahmes McNickle

Anne Chudyk                  Phyllis Papineau

Jerry Dober                     Linda Tyreman

Olive Fielding                  Judy Wyper

Wendy Howard               Gene Zaporzan

Gordie McBryan              Shirley Zaporzan

Marjorie Gove                 Barb Oleschuk

Doris Muhs                      Lisa Spalleck

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