Meet Our Staff

Tara Madigan, Executive Director
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Meet Tara Madigan, the Executive Director of KFFRC! Tara has been the Executive Director of KFFRC for one year, but has been with our organization for 4 years as a Family Resource Educator. A the ED, Tara is dedicated to continuously looking for ways to promote our organization and the wonderful things it does, support staff with further training and education, and continuing to build connections in the greater communities in which we serve serve.

Shannon Ryan, Family Resource Educator
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Shannon Hogan is a Family Resource Educator for our Ferryland site. She has worked with the KFFRC for almost 2 years. Working part time and filling in when we need her, she supports our centre whenever she can! Shannon has extensive experience in working with children with high needs, and is passionate about increasing accessibility and supports at our resource centres.

Corriene Murphy, Family Resource Educator
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Corriene was among the first staff hired by the Kilbride to Ferryland Family Resource Centre and has been on staff for 22 years. Corriene, in conjunction with the other staff helped develop many of the programs we offer today such as Fun with Fairy Tales, Little Green Thumbs, Around the world and many others. Corriene enjoys working with the other staff to ensure that we offer the best programs for our families.

Mikayla Walsh, Family Resource Facilitator
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Mikayla Walsh has been with the KFFRC for nearly 2 years, and works mainly at the Goulds and Kilbride sites. Mikayla loves programs that incorporate the outdoors, child-led play, and just having silly fun. Mikayla is dedicated to going above and beyond for the families that attend our centres, and strives to make all feel welcome at the KFFRC.

AnnMarie Hann, Family Resource Educator
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AnnMarie Hann is our Family Resource Educator at our Ferryland site. From Witless Bay herself, AnnMarie is passionate about community development along the southern shore. AnnMarie has 20 years under her belt with the KFFRC, and has been an integral part of the growth of the KFFRC over the years. AnnMarie also facilitates our virtual session of Healthy Baby Club!

Marilyn Power, Family Resource Educator
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Meet Marilyn Power, our Family Resource Educator in Bay Bulls! Marilyn has been with the KFFRC for 9 years. She loves connecting with all the amazing families in the area. Marilyn is known for being as sweet as can be, and can make anyone feel right at home in her Resource Centre. She is passionate about being able to support families along the many southern shore communities.

Michelle Downey, Healthy Baby Club Facilitator
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Michelle Downey is our Healthy Baby Club Facilitator based out of our Goulds Centre. She has been a part of the KFFRC for 21 years! Michelle brings an immense wealth of knowledge to the KFFRC about perinatal issues and prenatal development. She strives to go above and beyond for the new mothers that she works with, and is dedicated to making the mothers in her group her top priority.

Lesa Terry, Family Resource Educator
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Lesa Terry is the Family Resource Educator at our Goulds site! A native to the Goulds, you can always count on Lesa to be the one to say "Goulds Rules"! Lesa is very passionate about the community she knows and loves, and is constantly thinking of new ways she can help support the families in her community. Everyone who has met Lesa can attest to the kindness and spirit she brings to every situation!