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Nine Circles Community Health Centre
Mike is the Executive Director of Nine Circles Community Health Centre and the Administrative Lead for the Manitoba HIV Program Leadership Team. Nine Circles is a community-based health centre, specializing in care, treatment and support for Manitobans Living with HIV and HCV. Nine Circles is committed to evidence-based programming and operates as the community site of the Manitoba HIV Program. Mike's responsibilities include oversight of regional and national collaborations including the Manitoba HIV Program Collective Impact Network and Manitoba's Community Based Research Program (in collaboration with REACH 3.0 and the St. Michaels Hospital). Mike has been with Nine Circles since its inception in 1998 and Executive Director since 2005. Mike’s educational background includes a degree in Sociology through the University of Winnipeg and certification through the University of Manitoba’s Canadian Institute of Management (CIM).
Laurie (BSc. Zoology, BMR-OT, MSc-Community Health Sciences). has been the MB REACH Regional rep since November 2015. She is the Co-Strategic Facilitator/Evaluator of the MB HIV-STBBI Collective Impact Network. While she helps with coordination activities, she also is a co-investigator on several HIV-STBBI related research projects in Manitoba. She has a particular passion for First Nations and Indigenous related research. Laurie is a social science researcher, developmental evaluator, project manager and designer, strategic planner and meeting facilitator. She is owner and principal consultant of Change Weavers Consulting and works in BC, Manitoba and Nationally. She is a member of the Canadian Evaluation Society, the American Evaluation Association, the Blue Marble Evaluation Network, the International Association of Facilitators and the Canadian Community Economic Development Network.
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