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Rob Barrett, Governance Lead

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Rob Barrett is the Executive Director, YES Employment Services. Rob provides a valuable linkage between the Children’s Aid Society of Thunder Bay and YES Employment Services. Both organizations play unique roles in the lives of at-risk youth, especially those who face multiple barriers. He has served on the Hoarding, Acquiring and Collecting Committee, Coordinating Committee to End Woman Abuse, Youth Suicide Intervention Task Force, Mental Health Implementation Task Force, Race Relations Committee, and Community Housing Coalition. He has also served as a Director for Our Kids Count, Alpha Court, John Howard Society, and Faye Peterson. Rob is also a former Executive Director of Shelter House Thunder Bay and Catholic Family Development Centre.  He received his Bachelor of Arts, Honour’s Bachelor in Social Work, and his Master’s in Social Work from Lakehead University. 


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