Meet Our Team

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Joyce Schultz

Executive Director

Joyce holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Advertising and brings over 20 years of experience in fundraising, business management, event planning, and working with non-profit organizations.

Prior to being the Executive Director for Dayspring Pregnancy & Family Support Centre, Joyce served as the Care Centre Director for Beginnings Family Services- Woodstock for 13 years. Joyce has a deep passion for the work of Dayspring and supporting the clients and families who come through our doors.

Joyce and her husband are the proud parents of two energetic boys and a little ShihTzu named Cayla.

Pat Longworth

Centre Administrator

Pat comes to Dayspring with many years of office experience, the most recent being 2 years with Beginnings Family Services as Centre Administrator, 15 years as Admin Assistant with Oxford Baptist Church, 5 years as a dispatcher with Oxford Community Police and 18 years with Ontario Ministry of Agriculture & Food. Her duties with Dayspring include keeping track of all donations, assisting with fundraising programs, coordinating volunteers and admin support to Centre Director and other staff. When needed, she also loves to assist clients that come into the centre.

When she is not in the office she enjoys spending time with her husband Rob, her 3 children and many grandchildren and her 2 miniature poodles. She also loves to quilt, weave, knit and read when time allows.

Vanessa Janzen

Development Coordinator

Vanessa is a fundraising enthusiast and thrives on helping charities achieve their fundraising goals. After completing her Recreation and Leisure Services-Event Management diploma she opted to join the charitable sector and pursue a rewarding career in lending a hand. To date, Vanessa has planned and executed a number of campaigns and events for The Canadian Cancer Society, Easter Seals Ontario, Autism Dog Services and many local sports programs.

Her desire to help a smaller grass roots organization lead her to Dayspring where she is passionate about assisting local families thrive in an ever changing and challenging world.

When Vanessa is not busy planning events, campaigns and meeting with donors, she is often found enjoying time with her husband Craig, snuggling her furry and feathered friends or cheering on their kids at various Football fields and Hockey arenas.

Brittany Wijnker

Program Coordinator/Client Resource Worker

Brittany graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Development Studies. She has 15 years experience working in the social service field and thoroughly enjoys working with people!

When not at the centre - Brittany is kept busy with her husband and 5 children.

Board of Directors

  • Board Chair Arlene Nap, Registered Nurse
Board Members
  • Gerrit Bos, Co-owner, operator Linquenda Dairy Farms Inc
  • Nancy Van Ryswyck, Educator
  • Louise Cromwell, Office Administrator
  • Bob Dieleman, Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)

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