OUR BOARD

Sherry Ure
President

Sherry is a graduate of the National College of Naturopathic Medicine and
she practiced in Penticton from 1991 to 2021.

“I serve on the board because Pathways fulfills a very important and much needed role in the community.”

Mark Smed
Vice-President

Mark is a local IT Consultant with Silver Lining Technology Services Inc and writer. Mark has lived in the Okanagan Valley for almost his entire life and volunteers with other organizations.

“I firmly believe that I would not be alive if it weren’t for Pathways and welcome the opportunity to give back.”

Christine Marceau
Treasurer

Christine has over 30 years experience acrossa broad range of finance areas. A strong supporter of life long learning, Christine earned her Bachelor of Commerce degree from Royal Roads University in 2004.

“My family, like many many others, have seen the impact of addiction. I am honoured to serve on the board of Pathways and thankful for the opportunity to give back.”

Jeff Everden
Secretary

Jeff has been a funeral director at Everden Rust Funeral Services in Penticton for the past 18 years and previously has worked with the Portland Hotel Society and St. James Community Service Society in Vancouver. He has been a Pathways board member since 2012.

“I am pleased to have the opportunity to assist Pathways in its work to help individuals dealing with addictions.”

Paul Varga
Board

Paul Varga is a local courtroom lawyer and member of the Penticton Rotary
Club. He is very active in local and provincial organizations and loves
the theatre.

“I have been a secret admirer of the great work of Pathways
for the past 20 years and feel honoured to now have the opportunity to help
Pathways grow and successfully navigate the challenges of being a social
advocacy organization.”

Don Cocar
Board

Don Cocar is a local pharmacist and owner of Knight’s Pharmacy in Penticton. Don is active in the local community and has served in many organizations.

Lee Pixley
BOARD

Lee is a retired businessman and member of the Rotary Club.

“I am very proud to be elected to the board of Pathways. It as a vital asset to the community.”

Julie Warner
Board

Salish Fenwick-Wilson
Board

OUR STAFF

Our fully trained and passionate staff are here to assist you.

Daryl Meyers

Executive Director

Steve King – BSc, RCC

Adult Counsellor, Clinical Supervisor

Alicia Totten - MSW, RSW

Youth and Family Counsellor

Tammy Semple

Prevention Educator

Mike Mai

Group Facilitator, ICCON

Lourene Houska

Administrative Assistant

Wendy Jones

Office Manager