Board of Directors

Board of Directors


Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Wainwright MFRC Society is made up of volunteers, at least 51% of whom are CAF family members. The Board also consists of representatives from the Office of the Commanding Officer and the Chaplaincy. You may contact the board at

                                                                          The WMFRC 2020-2023 Strategic Plan

Board Recruitment Committee (BRC) Terms of Reference 

Currently seeking new Members!!

Executive Director 
The Executive Director is responsible for all MFRC programs and services under the supervision of the Board. Your suggestions and comments can be forwarded to

Board Members:
Get to know our Board Members through their autobiographies.

Vanessa Williams - Chair
Vanessa is a PSP employee who has been part of the Wainwright community since 2009. Originally from Newfoundland, Vanessa moved to Alberta with her husband and decided to live in Wainwright to raise their now teenage son. A former employee of the Wainwright MFRC, Vanessa joined the WMFRC Board of Directors to advocate for the Military members in terms of programming and policy implementation.

Leslie Martin - Vice Chair
Leslie is the chairperson of the board of directors. She moved here August 2018 and is currently working as a registered nurse in the local community. She is a military spouse and has two young boys at home.  Leslie volunteered for the board to have a voice and be a representative of families with young children. She hopes to use her skills to positively influence our community.

Nicholas Sawisky - Treasurer

Holly Clark - Secretary

Julie Bugslag - Director

Nicole Melville - Director

Shauna O'Dell - Director

Maj. Spencer Sharpe - CO's Rep - Ex officio


If you would like to apply for a position as a Board Member, please stop by our office for an application package. Specific areas of interest that benefit the WMFRC: legal, human services, policy, management, human resources, financial. 

Drop in, call us, fax us, or email us. We would be happy to hear from you!

Main Office Phone: 780-842-1363 Ext. 1253
CSN: 530
Fax: 780-842-1876

Interested in being on our Board? Please review this package