New CSS Manager Appointed

by | Jan 6, 2021 | GWSA News, GWSA-CSS, GWSA-HR

The GWSA Human Resources Committee recently completed its hiring process for a new manager for the GWSA’s Community Resource Services (CSS). These staff members provide vital supports to many of Guelph’s most vulnerable seniors.

We are pleased to introduce Emma Whittaker to the organization. She is thrilled as she begins to work with everyone as we start the New Year. She brings over ten years’ experience in the health care industry across many sectors.

Emma graduated as a Registered Practical Nurse from Georgian College in 2015 and enjoyed working in acute care settings before returning to the University of Guelph and completing her B.A. Sc. in Adult Development (previously known as the Gerontology program).

Emma has spent recent years working on systems-level strategies and solutions for senior’s health care, working to streamline and assist with improving the complex navigation issues of our health care system. In her previous position at the Canadian Mental Health Association she enjoyed working with older adults, supporting them to achieve an optimal level of mental wellness.

On a more personal note, she is mother to three wonderful children and, of course, her dog, Bentley and rabbit, Lila. Emma looks forward to getting to know and connecting with all of you in the future!

Our previous CSS manager, Cheri Herdman, recently left for other employment and we wish her great success as she continues her professional growth.

You can learn more about the GWSA Community Support Services from the Services menu on the website or through the link below.

Please join us in welcoming Emma Whittaker to the GWSA Community!