Religious and spiritual communities working to end homelessness in Edmonton
Our Steering Committee
Interfaith Housing’s lead decision making body is a steering committee made up of people of faith from different traditions. Here is the list of those who currently serve in the oversight and coordination of our work together:
Lucy Kaakyo, Office of the Lay Apostolate, Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton
Sophia Yaqub, A member of the Muslim Community and Executive Director of the Shaama Centre.
Major Al Hoeft, Divisional Secretary for Public Relations, Salvation Army
Marshall Hundert, A member of the Jewish Community at Temple Beth Ora, and the owner and operator of Norwood Village, a mixed-market affordable housing complex.
Rev. Audrey Brooks, Unitarian Chaplain at the University of Alberta
Rev. Kathie Schmitke, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
Jeannette Wright, Community Development Social worker with the City of Edmonton, Housing and Homeless
Jas Panesar, a member of Edmonton’s Sikh community
Marisa Redmond, Senior Director of Housing, E4C
The Very Rev. Alexandra Meek, Dean at the Cathedral, Anglican Diocese of Edmonton
Rev. Mike Van Boom, Christian Reformed Church of North America, serving as the Interfaith Network Animator