Becky Chisick


Becky brings many years of expertise with a background in the areas of sales, marketing and business management, mainly from the corporate sector.  Becky has worked and volunteered in the Jewish community in both Winnipeg and Vancouver for over 20 years.  She is excited to bring her skills and experience to Gwen Secter, an organization that will continue to connect her with her Winnipeg Jewish roots.

Danielle Tabacznik


Danielle is a new addition to the Gwen Secter. Trained in health and social work, Danielle previously worked for a Jewish home care agency and as a program facilitator at a Personal Care Home in Toronto. Having previously lived in Winnipeg, Danielle is excited to return.

Vanessa Ordiz


Vanessa is our Executive Assistant. She started at Gwen Secter as a volunteer and was subsequently hired to join our team. We are grateful that Vanessa still volunteers some of her valuable time to the centre.

Galina Melenevska & Cathy Koltowski

Galina Melenevska and Cathy Koltowski are respectively food service manager and cook in our certified kosher kitchen.

Hundreds of Meals on Wheels Hospital Entrees and delicious lunches are prepared by these ladies.

Earl Ashkin

Earl Ashkin works at Gwen Secter as the Mashgiach.  Previously Earl worked for Omnitsky Kosher Butcher as their Mashgiach, and Athlete’s Wear as a shipper – receiver.

At the synagogue he often functions as an amateur cantor during the Sabbath services.

Earl was born in Winnipeg, and has lived here all his life.