Our Team

We have an  team of wonderful people working diligently behind the scenes impacting lives daily.

Meet our team members!

Executive Director

Julie Bonany has been involved with the PRC Brant for over 6 years now. She started out as a volunteer and then started seeing clients as a Client Advocate. In January of 2017, Julie became our Associate Director and in May 2018 transitioned into the role of Executive Director. Julie met her husband Dave when they were serving at a summer camp and married two years later. They now have three adult children and 3 grandchildren. When she’s not working at the centre she enjoys reading, long chats with friends over coffee, running, camping, canoeing and snuggling with her grandchildren. Julie has a passion for helping others understand truth and becoming set free from bondage they may not even realize has been holding them back.

Client Service Director

Christine has been serving at the Pregnancy and Resource Centre since May 1, 2015. She has been married to Anthony since 1997 and they have been blessed with two boys. Both boys have finished their schooling and are working. Christine enjoys reading, walks with Anthony and spends time with her family. Christine has always had a passion for working in pregnancy centres, having prepared for this during her years at Redeemer University College and then working at Niagara Life Centre for five years. After working there for five years she married Anthony, stayed home to raise their boys and homeschooled them. She became involved in the Pregnancy and Resource Centre first by serving on the Board for four years. She was hired as a client advocate and started working in May 2015. 

Client Advocate

Nicole has been working at the Pregnancy Centre since 2016, however in the past was a client herself. With the love and support she received from family, friends, church and the centre she was able to graduate from high school on time and continue her education at McMaster University. Nicole graduated with her Bachelors Degree and married in August 2015. Today Nicole enjoys chocolate, reading and going for walks in her spare time. Nicole has a passion for empowering young mothers in our community. She feels privileged to work at the centre and  serve God by working with the women who walk through our doors

Client Advocate

Rick has been a Client Advocate at the Centre since 2010. As a result of having suffered a lifelong disconnect with his own father Rick became determined and passionate about motivating a new generation of young men to learn from their past. Besides his personal struggles, Rick draws from a lifetime of experience which includes forty two years of marriage and the raising of five daughters and one son. When Rick is not touching the lives of men at the Centre, he can be found cooking, gardening, doing home DYI projects.  

                                                                                                                                    

Client Advocate

Ariel Cardenas Coloma is the recent addition to our team. She is passionate about supporting and empowering women facing the sensitive time of pregnancy with genuine care. She has an attitude of warmth and compassion, with a mindset to always go above and beyond in service. Ariel obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Youth and Children’s Studies. She obtained a minor in Psychology, Sociology and Social Work.


Program Director

Claire has been working in this position since 2015 and is a great match for her role as she loves making anything and learning from others. As a child she travelled to many parts of the world with her father’s work and developed and interest to learn new things about different cultures. As an English woman abroad she feels very much a part of the team and considers that a privilege. The other joys of her life are her husband and two adult children and their partners. She and her husband became grandparents in 2015 and enjoy spending time with their family.

Director Of Development 

Namrata has been working at the Pregnancy Centre since 2019, the same year that she moved to Canada from India with her dog Abe. In India, she served in an organization that cares for abandoned children with special needs. Namrata has a Masters degree in Communication and Journalism and a Bachelors degree in Commerce. She has a passion for family reunification and empowerment and loves to get the community involved in meeting the needs of the clients at the centre. In her leisure time, she enjoys hiking with her dog, kayaking, camping and travelling. She spends time with her family in the States when she has long breaks from work.

Office Administrator 

Offering a safe and welcoming environment is very important to the PRC-Brant as many of the people walking through our doors are often dealing with some very challenging realities. Thankfully Karen is a natural when it comes to making our clients and guests feel welcomed and accepted. As our administrator, Karen has her fingers on the heartbeat of the PRC – Brant and is the person that keeps our office organized. In her free time, Karen loves to golf, read, swim and hang out with her friends and family.
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Bookkeeping

Christina has been working at the centre since 2015. She has diligently worked at the heart of the centre’s financial operations. Christina has shown through her work that she is hardworking and passionate towards the cause that she represents. She has an accounting degree. Christina has been married to Micheal for 2 years now. When she is not busy at work dealing with numbers, Christina enjoys beading, hiking in the outdoors, and loves to bake and make fancy cupcakes and cheesecakes.