Robin Bennewith
Indigenous Outreach Worker
Directions Youth Services

Jessica Denholm, BA, MA
Vice President, Performance & Quality Assurance

Jessica Denholm has worked in the non-profit social services sector for nearly 30 years. Her work first began in residential psychiatric and A & D settings. She came to Family Services in 1993 to assist in the development and operation of what was to become the new youth detox program. She has been involved in program and contract management in an array of services, including youth, employment, adoptions, and others.

Jessica has always had a keen interest and passion for achieving and maintaining quality and accountability in social services work and is the agency’s lead in accreditation, risk management, privacy, and CQI, and has oversight of the Facilities and Information Technology departments.  

Jessica holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from SFU and a Master of Arts Degree in Leadership from Royal Roads University. She is a former collegiate basketball player, coach and sports enthusiast.

Senior Leadership Team

Maria Howard
Chief Executive Officer

Lara Barley
Director, Human Resources

Jessica Denholm
Vice President, Performance & Quality Assurance

Claire Ens, FSGV

Claire Ens
Program Director, Youth Services

Ariane Fleischmann
Director, Communications & Advocacy

Cheryl Melder
Program Director, Family, Trauma & Victim Supports

Christian Le Nobel
Chief Financial Officer

Simone Plusa
Executive and Board Liaison

Amanda Sayfy
Vice President, Fund Development

Gregg Taylor
President, FSEAP Vancouver
Program Director, Community Mental Health & Education