Therese Narbonne received her Masters of Education, at Queen’s University in Kingston, ON. She has a background in management, program planning and evaluation, data management and child development. During her time as an educator and administrator, Therese participated in various committees and initiatives to support and promote indigenous or vulnerable student populations. Her goal was for students who attended public school to see themselves represented in the staff and school environment. Therese is passionate about safeguarding children and youth’s wellness and amplifying their voice. During her two-year term as President of the Board of Directors of the Phoenix Centre for Children and Youth, in Renfrew County, she established the role of a youth director. Therese’s experience in the BC legal system has been as an office assistant and in various contractual roles for SCY. Therese is excited to be a part of the dynamic Children and Youth Legal Centre team.
In her spare time, Therese’s mental wellness activities include traveling, running, cross country skiing, designing clothing, volunteering, gardening, acting, zooming with family, trail walking with her dog, and being bossed by her cats.