Our Staff / Board

Executive Director – Cheryl Millmancheryl-web

Cheryl Millman has been the Executive Director of Open Door Outreach since its inception in 2005. Cheryl found her heart for ministry to the poor and marginalized through her volunteer work at The CoffeeHouse in the mid 90’s and left the church pastoral setting to start Open Door Outreach.  She develops  programming for the women at the Provincial Correctional Centre as well as offers 1-1 mentoring. She is Chaplain for the women at the Centre giving opportunity to lead weekly chapels, Bible studies and spiritual guidance.  She is a graduate of Charlottetown Rural High,Tyndale College, University of Waterloo and Gordon-Conwell Seminary and is ordained with the Church of the Nazarene.  

cheryl@opendoorpei.ca

wendy-webAssociate Director/Program Facilitator – Wendy Hawbolt

Wendy Hawbolt is the primary Program Facilitator at the Correctional Centre where she leads and directs our weekly Tuesday morning courses.  She has responsibility for the financial and human relations aspects of the organization but also participates in one-one mentoring and chaplaincy roles in the Correctional Centre with the women. Wendy has a diploma in Addiction Studies from Mount Royal University and is an accredited Associate Addictions Counsellor.  She has been working at Open Door Outreach from the very beginning in 2005. 

wendy@opendoorpei.ca

Jerika Ramsay – Assistant Chaplain

Jerika is a graduate of Global School of  Ministry in Pennsylvania, USA and Mount Royal University Addiction Studies.  She is a permanent staff member working with women in the correctional centre as Assistant Chaplain through her leadership in weekly chapels and  Bible studies as well as providing spiritual guidance.  She meets with women in the jail and in the community who are seeking 1-1 mentoring.

jerika@opendoorpei.ca

Proann-webgram Facilitator – Ann Visser

Ann works on a contract basis with Open Door helping marginalized women deal with relationship issues particularly through the “How To Avoid Falling for a Jerk ” program and the “Be Curious not Furious” program she leads in the Correctional Centre.  Ann has a diploma in Addiction Studies from Mount Royal University and is a John Maxwell certified coach, mentor, relationship/leadership educator and speaker. 

ann@better4ever.com

Board Members

Board Chair – Kevin Proude

Kevin Proude joined the Open Door Outreach Board of Director’s in 2016 and has taken the leadership of the Board as Chair since 2017. He is Manager and part owner of his family run business Proude’s Shoes and a proud supporter of Open Door. Kevin is a community minded individual who is committed to the mission of rebuilding lives by empowering marginalized women. His family are all grown and on their own. He and his wife Cyndi live in Charlottetown, PEI.

Additional Board Members: Tania Ramsay – Secretary,  Ross Bowie, Gail Janes, Dianne Weatherbie, Barry MacDonald, Betty Casely and Janet Lake