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The remains of two hundred and fifteen children found in Kamloops. Many more may yet to be found. Our hearts are heavy as we mourn each and every precious life that was taken. #EveryChildMatters. Our thoughts are with the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation and other First Nations communities whose lives were, and continue to be, affected by the residential school system. Our deepest condolences to the families whose children were taken from them. Knowing that there is much work ahead for all of us to do, we remain steadfast in our commitment to Truth and Reconciliation, and Resurgence. The truths of our past must guide the future we build together.

Denise Darrell

Executive Director of Women, Seniors and Community Services

 

Denise Darrell is the Director of Women, Seniors and Community Services at SOURCES. Denise was born and raised in Birmingham, England.  She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Athabasca University with a specialization in Accounting and Finance. Denise has completed the Chartered General Accountants (CGA) designation and holds a BC Provincial Instructors Diploma. Denise was previously the Executive Director of South Fraser Women’s Services which is now a part of Sources. After seven years at South Fraser Women’s Services, Denise initiated the merge between South Fraser Women’s Services and SOURCES as she strongly believed the organization needed to grow. The two entities then merged in 2012, making Denise a part of the SOURCES family.

Denise likes to take part in a variety of extra-curricular activities outside of work. She enjoys hiking, traveling and volunteering. Denise is currently the President-Elect for the White Rock Peninsula Rotary Club and is a member of the Board of Directors at the Soroptimist International of White Rock. One passion that many may not know about Denise is that in her creative times she enjoys watercolor painting and drawing.