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Lynne Preston
Lynne Preston

Lynne Preston

Executive Director

(403) 444-3177

Lynne was born in Durban, South Africa and lived in a number of different countries in the Far East and Europe, before emigrating to Canada 14 years ago. She has…

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Rhona
Rhona

Rhona Shore

Assistant Executive Director

(403) 444-3168

Rhona is a born and raised Calgarian. Despite growing up and wanting to be a television talk show host, her background is in early childhood education. Rhona spent the first…

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Jeannette Lozancic
Jeannette Lozancic

Jeannette Lozancic

Director of Finance

(403) 444-3165

Jeannette graduated with a Social Science degree and an Honours in Accounting degree from the University of Cape Town and registered as a charter accountant in South Africa. During that…

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Shula Banchik
Shula Banchik

Shula Banchik

Arts & Culture Manager

(403) 537-8596

Shula is the JCC’s Arts & Culture Manager where she designs, produces, and delivers an array of unique programs and events that celebrate Jewish life and culture among the Jewish…

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Cathy Bjorndalen
Cathy Bjorndalen

Cathy Bjorndalen

Group Exercise Coordinator

(403) 444-3159

Cathy is a born and raised Calgarian who avidly participated in group fitness at the JCC in the early 1990s and also took her ALFCA training in 1993. After she…

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Delfin Cawili
Delfin Cawili

Delfin Cawili

Accounting Supervisor

(403) 444-3156

Originally from Manila, Delfin graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the Philippines and has worked in the accounting field ever since. He lived in Los Angeles, California…

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Leanne Crane
Leanne Crane

LeAnne Crane

Aquafit and Active Living Coordinator

(403) 444-3176

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Darrian Doucet
Darrian Doucet

Darrian Doucet

Aquatics Coordinator

(403) 444-3147

Darrian was born and raised in Calgary, and was homeschooled throughout high school. He has worked in aquatics for multiple years now, gaining new roles that increased in responsibility. He…

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Nessie Hollander
Nessie Hollander

Nessie Hollander

Golden Age Manager and Event Coordinator

(403) 537-8599

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Zain Hoosen
Zain Hoosen

Zain Hoosen

Client Relationship Manager

(403) 537-8597

Zain holds a diploma in sales and marketing and has 10 years of experience in the hospitality sector, working at five-star hotels and conference centres. Zain was born and raised…

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Anita Jong
Anita Jong

Anita Jong

Creative and Marketing Director

(403) 444-3167

Anita has been a member of the JCC team since 2006, returning to Calgary after living in Vancouver for ten years. Working at the JCC has afforded her a diverse…

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Safa Likhon
Safa Likhon

Safa Likhon

Director of Facilities

(403) 444-3166

Safa has more than a decade of successful experience in engineering and property maintenance, specializing in electrical engineering and Pool – SPA and HVAC systems. He completed his Master of…

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Cherlene Magnuson
Cherlene Magnuson

Cherlene Magnuson

Fitness Coordinator

(403) 444-3159

Cherlene is a certified personal trainer, as well as a level 2 TRX trainer. However, she didn’t always have a fitness background – Cherlene was in the pharmacy business for…

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Barry Pechet
Barry Pechet

Barry Pechet

Youth and Teen Coordinator

(403) 444-3155

Barry was born in Victoria, BC and raised in Calgary. He attended The Calgary Jewish Academy and then Henry Wise Wood High School. As a teen, Barry was a very…

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Ryan Pratt
Ryan Pratt

Ryan Pratt

Children’s Programs and Camps Manager

(403) 537-8598

Ryan was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan but was raised in Airdrie, Alberta. After a number of odd jobs here and there, he discovered his passion for working with children and…

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Scott Russell
Scott Russell

Scott Russell

Director of Operations

(403) 444-3150

Scott is a born and raised Calgarian and has been working at the Calgary JCC since April 2009. After graduating from Mount Royal he started his career with the JCC…

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Lyne St-Charles
Lyne St-Charles

Lyne St-Charles

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

(403) 444-3170

Lyne was born and raised in a small town in Quebec called Baie-St-Paul. She moved to Calgary from Ottawa in 2005. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and…

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Andrea Timmons
Andrea Timmons

Andrea Timmons

Daycare Program Supervisor

(403) 444-3175

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Terri Van Meer
Terri Van Meer

Terri Van Meer

Early Childhood Director

(403) 444-3175

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