Christina Maes Nino has spent her career working to support, organize and collaborate with people living in poverty, often focused on improving housing circumstances. After working as case manager in supportive housing for people who were previously homeless in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and as a community development worker in social housing in Calgary, Christina decided to pursue policy and research and completed at Masters of City Planning at the University of Manitoba.
Christina also serves as Manitoba’s representative on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA).
Coordinator of Member Education and Communications
Beth Schellenberg has worked in marketing and communications and with community centered organizations since graduating from the University of Winnipeg with a Cultural Studies MA in 2018. She has a diverse professional background with experience in arts and culture organizations, the architecture and design sector and in publishing. Beth has been a board member, volunteer and employee at non-profit organizations such as Women’s Health Clinic, Video Pool Media Arts Centre and Siloam Mission. She is thrilled to enter the field of non-profit housing with MNPHA.
Contact her at membership<(@)>mnpha.com (note, the <( )> symbols are to prevent spam and are not part of the e-mail address)
Transformation Team Lead
Cheryl Krostewitz brings with her an extensive background with non-profits, having worked in the non-profit community, in particular in non-profit housing. Her experience as a facilitator comes from her work as a cooperative development advisor educating groups about cooperatives and helping them with incorporation and support after incorporation. Cheryl was also a founder and board member of the Cooperative Housing Group Inc.