Heather Leeman

Secretary, MB 

Heather Leeman has over 15 years’ experience working within and leading community-based organizations in Manitoba. She began her career in direct service work as the Outreach Coordinator and Compulsive Coping Counsellor at the Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre. From there, she transitioned into leadership roles working as the Executive Director of the Tupper Street Family Resource Centre in Portage la Prairie, followed by the North End Women’s Centre in Winnipeg. In 2013, Heather took on a new challenge and became an independent contractor leading the Government of Manitoba’s Block by Block Community Safety and Wellbeing Initiative, focusing on multi-sector collaboration for system and service delivery change. In April 2018, Heather returned to the non-profit sector as the Executive Director of The  Laurel Centre/Men’s Resource Centre of Manitoba. She has a master’s in social work from the University of Manitoba, where she focused on and developed a passion for  non-profit organizational development and evaluation. Heather is a strong advocate for  the nonprofit sector and the individuals, families, and communities whom with she has  had the privilege of working. 

The Laurel Centre offers therapy, groups, and support services for women who were  sexually abused as children.

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