Manitoba Association of Parent Councils

Helping Parents Find a Voice in Education

Staff

  • Renee Ritchot

    Do you have an unusual talent?

    I can laugh like Woody Woodpecker, but I'll deny it if you ask me about it.

    What was the most memorable gift you've ever received?

    A filing cabinet for Christmas. From my boyfriend. Married him anyway.

  • Naomi Kruse

    What is the last book you read?

    The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya.

    What is your favourite movie?

    It's a tie between The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly and The Great Escape.

Current Board

Help us strengthen parental involvement in Manitoba's education system!

If you would like to learn more about the role of a MAPC Board Director, please read the promotion flyer.

If you are interested in applying for the role of a MAPC Board Director, download an application here.

Deadline for nominations is February 25, 2019.

  • Brenda Brazeau

    What's your idea of a perfect day?

    When I think of what a perfect day is, I think of a quote by Eleanor Roosevelt. "The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience."

    What could you give a 40 minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation?

    I could give a presentation on poverty and how it can affect our lives - homelessness, drugs, prison, etc.

  • Judith Cameron

    What is an accomplishment you are proud of?

    I was honoured to have been nominated for, and won, two volunteer awards - the Premier's Volunteer Award and Community Volunteer Award through East Interlake Economic Development Organization.

    What is a unique skill that you have?

    I used to sing in a rock band in my wicked youth.

  • Maria T. Fernandes

    What is one thing about you that some people may be surprised to know?

    I take kickboxing classes.

    What's the title of the current chapter of your life?

    What the Heck is Going on?????

  • Sandra Bernard

    What would you do if you received a million dollars?

    I would help pay off everything that I owe and help my family out.

    Who inspires you to be better?

    The one person that inspires me to be better would have to be my daughter.

  • Precious Gauthier

    What song do you have completely memorized?

    I Want You Back by the Jackson 5

    What could you give a 40 minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation?

    Gluten-free baking.

  • Bernice Hamill

    What is your favourite childhood memory?

    The many camping trips we took as a family while growing up.

    What's the title of the current chapter of your life?

    Newly Married and Raising a Toddler.

  • Khalid Mahmood

    What is one thing about you that some people may be surprised to know?

    That I am a Marriage commissioner and often perform marriages on the weekends.


    What small gesture from a stranger made a big impact on you?


    I overpaid at a small store and the owner sent the extra money back by mail.

  • Arlene Reid

    What takes up too much of your time?

    Traveling by bus. I look forward to the days of teleportation.

    If you could make one rule that everyone had to follow, what rule would you make?

    Just use common sense.