Nelson CARES welcomes new Executive Director – Nelson Star

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Nelson CARES welcomes new Executive Director

Jac Nobiss succeeds Jenny Robinson

Jac Nobiss is the new Executive Director of Nelson CARES. Photo: Submitted



Jacqueline (Jac) Nobiss is the new Executive Director of Nelson CARES.

Nobiss took over on April 1 after Jenny Robinson’s 13-year stint at the helm of the organization, according to a press release from Nelson CARES.

“We look forward to working with Jac who will bring us new perspectives and open our eyes to new opportunities to create a caring community in Nelson,” said Ron Little, Chairman of the Board of Nelson CARES. “Our heartfelt thanks to Jenny and a warm welcome to Jac.”

Nobiss holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in social work, a master’s degree in business administration and is currently working on a doctorate.

“Jac has worked in remote communities and major urban centers as an advisor, program coordinator, operations manager and business consultant,” the press release reads.

“Their passions include social development, economic development and youth housing as well as many challenges related to Indigenous, Métis and First Nations issues.”














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