Kathleen Rainville, Family and Community Support Coordinator
Kathleen joined the Asante Centre team in 2014 as an administrative assistant. More recently, she moved into the role of Family and Community Support Coordinator for the Youth Justice Program. Kathleen’s background in child development, experience in not-for-profit organizations, knowledge of community resources and her caring nature help her to support individuals and families throughout the assessment process. Kathleen has completed training through the Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders and frequently participates in child development workshops. She regularly volunteers in a correctional facility and for other community-based organizations. Kathleen is inspired by the compassionate and knowledgeable staff and clinical team at the Asante Centre and by the clients who visit the Centre.
Anne Smithson, Records Manager
Anne's list of responsibilities involves her throughout the process of an assessment, including everything from the opening of files to the organization and release of final reports. Anne's experience working in high-paced environments, and her structured approach to the numerous tasks she faces help make the Asante Centre operate like a well-oiled machine.
Donna Thomas, Executive Assistant
Donna's many responsibilities include assistance to the FASD Society for BC's Board of Directors and the Asante Centre's management team, as well as administering the accounts payable, accounts receivable, contract files and financial records. In addition, she maintains the Building Services and supplies. Donna has been part of the Asante Centre team since 2004. Her care for the Centre's clients, their families, and other team members is evident in all she does.
Caitlin Toews, Family and Community Support Coordinator
Caitlin is a master of multitasking, a much-needed skill as she coordinates the Youth Justice FASD Program to support youth on probation attending the Centre for assessment. Her compassion helps clients and families feel at ease as they set up their appointments and begin their journey with us. Caitlin’s commitment and passion for helping people helps her to provide empathetic support to families who contact the centre in search of resources, assessment and referral information, and a variety of other inquiries.