Staff

Cindy Ginnish – Executive Director

Hails from Eel Ground, NB and has been working with the Rising Sun Treatment Centre since 1994
EDUCATION:
Completed High School from Academi in 1976
Completed Bachelor of Social Work in 1988
Registered Social Worker
Certified in Choice Theory in 1992
Certified Addictions Counsellor in 2009
Sits on numerous Addiction Related Boards
Email: gincindy@hotmail.com or egrs@nbnet.nb.ca

Kari Patles – Care Facilitation Specialist

Hails from Eel Ground formerly from CB
Has been employed with the Rising Sun Treatment Centre since September 2003
EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Arts (Mi’kmaq Studies) Cape Breton University – 1998
Has worked as an attendant at NS provincial Detox
Certified Addiction Counsellor with FNWAACB/CCPC
Certified NS Court Worker
Casual, then Residential Counsellor, then Day /Evening counsellor, Senior Day counsellor and presently PDM Day Program Coordinator here at the Rising Sun.
Email: kari@risingsuntreatment.ca

Colleen Newman – Care Facilitation Specialist Assistant

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Tim Matchett – Maintenance Supervisor

Maintenance Supervisor
Has been employed with the Rising Sun Treatment Center since 1998
EDUCATION:
MVHS Graduate
Has been Full Time Maintenance Supervisor since 2006
On the job Training and has participated in multiple workshop training.
WHMIS trained 2010
Certified in the transportation of dangerous goods

Wilfred Ward – Day and Evening Counsellor

From Eel Ground NB
Has been employed with the Rising Sun since 2005 part time and full time since 2008
EXPERIENCE:
Current Band Counsellor
Counsellor for Social welfare
Band Manager
Medical Driver
Community Volunteer worker

Stephanie Simon – Day and evening Counsellor

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Joe Barnaby – Evening Attendant

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Norman Ward – Evening Attendant

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Richard Morrison – Evening Attendant

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