Left to Right: Dennis Lewycky, Marianne Cerilli,  Christina Maes Nino, Cindy Hoover

Dennis Lewycky

Dennis is the Executive Director of the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg, he also works as a communications manager with practical skills for creating new resources and opportunities for addressing organizational needs, problems or difficulties. He has managed professional teams assisting organizations and governments (provincial, federal, international) meet program or policy requirements. Countries where he has worked include Belize, Botswana, Colombia, Tanzania, Israel, various Caribbean Islands, Pakistan and Uganda.

Dennis Lewycky, Executive Director
(204) 943-2561, Ext. 224
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Christina Maes Nino

Christina is a Policy and Program Analyst at the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg. She is responsible for working with committees, students and organizations in monitoring, analyzing, and assisting in formulating alternatives to social policies, programs, and services. Christina has an education in Social Work and City Planning. She has worked as a support worker, researcher, and community organizer in Vancouver, Calgary, Churchill, Thailand, and Winnipeg.

Christina Maes Nino, Policy and Program Analyst
(204) 943-2561, Ext. 221
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Marianne Cerilli

Marianne Cerilli, Program and Policy Analyst, brings extensive experience and expertise in community and economic development, policy and program development to the SPCW. For over 30 years, Marianne has worked with different community groups to advance their social, economic and political interests. Working with various organizations, she has been an advocate, organizer, mentor, teacher, lecturer, writer and researcher. Most recently she managed the H.O.M.E.S. program mentoring mentors to build community capacity for women’s housing and economic security. She has also been a Manitoba MLA 1990- 2003, and candidate for Mayor of Winnipeg, a school counselor, recreation leader, and program consultant. Her formal education is from the University of Manitoba were she earned Bachelor Degrees in both Physical Education and Education.

Marianne Cerilli, Policy and Program Analyst
(204) 943-2561, Ext. 230
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 Cindy Hoover

As our new Office Manager, Cindy brings a wealth of administrative and IT experience to the position.  She is a graduate of the Business Information Technology program at Red River College and earned her diploma in Web Development.  Along with her accounting, and administrative duties, Cindy will be working towards raising awareness of our projects, through the web and social media.

Cindy is a long-time volunteer with  Special Olympics and works with the organization locally, as well as nationally and internationally. She has had the amazing opportunity to attend the last three World Summer Special Olympics Games in Dublin, Shanghai and Athens, and is looking forward to her position as a technical delegate for the 2015 games in Los Angeles.

Cindy Hoover, Office Manager

(204) 943-2561, Ext. 232
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