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NICFS announces Sherrie Haldane as new Executive Director

It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that we introduce you to NIFCS’ new Executive Director, Sherrie Haldane as of September 5, 2023. Sherrie comes with a wealth of experience and a proven track record in team leading Guardianship, Resources and Child Protection social workers at NIFCS over the past few years, Sherrie also sat on the NIFCS board in the past and served as a Council member for the Lax Kw’alaams Band for many years. Sherrie is poised to lead the agency into an exciting chapter of growth and innovation.

Sherrie brings a strong background in working with different levels of Leadership, skills in negotiation and communication and she comes with a Masters level education in social work, which will undoubtedly bolster our organization’s capabilities and contribute to our shared success. Sherrie believes in the organization’s mission, vision and core values and we believe that her leadership will help us achieve new heights in our mission to promote Healthy Children, Healthy Families and Healthy Communities.

As we welcome Sherrie to our team, we are confident that her vision, dedication, and collaborative spirit will strengthen our existing partnerships and create opportunities for new ones. We are excited about the fresh perspectives and insights Sherrie will bring to our organization.

To facilitate a smooth transition, Sherrie and I will be reaching out to many of you personally in the coming weeks to introduce ourselves and learn more about your priorities and expectations. We encourage open dialogue and cooperation as we work together to achieve our shared objectives.

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Sherrie as the new Executive Director to NIFCS .We look forward to the positive impact of her leadership on our organization and our continued collaboration with each of you. If you have any immediate questions or would like to connect with Sherrie sooner, please feel free to reach out to me by email or phone or Sherrie by her email [email protected].

My role at NIFCS until December 2023 is to facilitate a smooth transition for Sherrie in her role as the new Executive Director. Thank you for your ongoing support, and we are excited about the journey ahead under Sherrie’s guidance.

Warm regards,

Kathleen Bennett, Consultant to new Executive Director

Northwest Inter-Nation Family and Community Services Society (NIFCS)