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

Steve King – BSc, RCC

Clinical Counsellor

Mike Mai

ICCON, Men’s DEW Facilitator, Recovery Group Facilitator

Mindy Kollman – M.ED RCC

Clinical Counsellor, Women’s DEW Facilitator

Tammy Semple

Youth Education/Prevention

Lourene Houska

Administrative Assistant

Wendy Jones

Office Manager


Sherry Ure

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.”

Connie Sahlmark

Jeff Everden

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.”

Lee Pixley

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.”

Colin Cross

Colin Cross, a longtime resident of Penticton, is the Minister of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, which has hosted street breakfasts and ran an Advocacy Centre for the homeless, and many others in need.

He has been on the Board of Pathways since 2019.

Julie Warner

Originally from Vancouver, Julie is an OUC Business Grad who spent 25 years working in BC Tourism and Hospitality Management. Calling Penticton home for the past 17 years, Julie has also worked with Youth as a Community Support Worker, and as a Foster Parent. Julie is an avid supporter and volunteer for local recovery organizations, the BC Cancer Agency and Positive Living/AIDS.

“I am honoured to serve on the board of Pathways. The need for mental health and addiction resources has never been greater. Pathways has built a long-standing and trusted relationship with the community as a provider of these most vital services.”

Jaime Case

Born and raised in the north Okanagan, Jaime has lived all over the country in cities big and small. She recognizes the value of organizations like Pathways as the foundation for a strong and vibrant community. She is the owner of Blue Sprout Marketing, a mom of two, and a dedicated (if not so great) gardener.

“I’m proud to support Pathways and all of the invaluable work it does to provide hope and resources to people who are suffering.”