Sharon Ardell - After having completed her B.Ed degree and teaching
Jr./Sr high in Calgary for 3 years, Sharon married and moved to Saskatoon where she taught for a year while her
husband, Rob, finished off his
residency. They then moved to Prince
Albert to start his medical practice together.
Managing the medical office along with raising four children and farming full
time kept her life full. Sharon
was always active in volunteer work usually in the areas/age groups that her
children were in: their schools, church programs, and community sporting
programs. She got involved with the Food Bank about 10 years ago becoming a
board member with the portfolio of personnel. For the last seven years she has
been the chairperson of the board. Sharon
has helped the Food Bank to grow more focused in its purpose/vision of food
security /sustainability for families and children. She feels it is a privilege
to work alongside passionate and talented board members, Food Bank staff and
other partnering organizations who desire to give a “helping hand up” to those
in our community.
|Vice President &
Cathryn Abrametz joined
the Prince Albert Food Bank board of directors in 2013 and is currently in the
role of Vice President. She has experience sitting on multiple volunteer boards
in Prince Albert.
She has over 14 years experience as a health care professional with a focus on
collaborating with stakeholders across various sectors including
community-based organizations, schools, and municipalities to achieve better
health. Cathryn has a personal and professional interest in food security, and
a passion for giving back to the community in which she was raised.
Hounjet grew up on a farm south of Prince
Albert and still involved in the family grain farm
operation. Currently living in Prince
Albert and working in the financial services industry.
I have been part of Prince Albert Food bank board of directors for the past 8
years as treasurer. “It’s been a great experience getting involved and giving
back to the community”.
Carla Dombowsky was born and
raised in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. After completing her
undergraduate degree in French, teaching English and completing a
linguistic internship abroad, she completed her legal studies at McGill's Faculty of Law in Montreal, Quebec.
Following law school, Carla moved back to the Prince Albert
area with her husband Matt to practice law closer to family and to set down
roots in Northern Saskatchewan. She enjoys
growing food and gardening on the fixer-upper acreage her and Matt purchased
when they moved to the area. Together their goal is to one day successfully
grow the majority of their family's food themselves. Each year as their Zone 3
food growing skills improve they are a few steps closer to achieving this
goal! Carla enjoys being part of the Prince Albert Food Bank board because this
opportunity brings together two of her passions: food security and
Daphne Masih joined the PA Food Bank
board in 2018, and currently serves as the Secretary. She grew up in
lower mainland BC, and achieved a B.Sc. in Psychology. She moved to Calgary to work as a
pastor, attained a master’s degree in ministry. She moved to Prince Albert in 2017, and now works in the
non-profit sector supporting underserved people in the community. She enjoys
working with the Food Bank as they assess the realities of food accessibility
for our entire community and invest in the future of our people as support
them. Daphne looks forward to building good things into Prince Albert as we focus on restoring hope
and alleviating hardship through the Food Bank.
Kim Scruby came on board in 2017
as a temporary Project Coordinator, moved to Finance Officer soon after, and
has served as Executive Director since 2018.