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Linda Blair

- Executive Director -

Linda started her career with Inkster Community Child Care Inc. in 1990. She became Assistant Director in 2000 and Executive Director in 2003. Linda earned her ECE III in Child Program Management through Assiniboine College. Linda has led the centre and her staff by example, modeling and sharing the importance of ongoing learning and education. In her 26 years of experience at the centre, Linda has been dedicated to the success of Inkster Community Child Care Inc. She is passionate in her commitment to her staff and the families of the centre and is a staunch advocate for early learning and the continued excellence in the quality of child care offered at ICCCI. Linda is a forerunner in the introduction of technology to child care management and programming and has been a presenter on the subject at the Manitoba Child Care Association’s Early Learning and Child Care Conference.

Linda is married and has a 31 year old son.

Maria enjoys family time with her husband and two children. Her hobbies include arts & crafts and photography. Maria makes adorable crafts with bottle caps including keychains and necklaces and has gifted her appreciative colleagues with her designs.

Maria joined Inkster Community Child Care in 1999 as an ECE III and presently works with the school-age program. Maria has a Bachelor of Human Ecology from the University of Manitoba with a major in Family Studies and a minor in Special Needs.

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Maria Baker

- Team Leader -
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Kerry Borsa

Kerry is an ECE III and has been at ICCCI for 10 years. She works in the preschool room in the mornings and is kindergarten program supervisor in the afternoons.

Kerry enjoys reading, walking and travelling (pre-pandemic). She is the proud mother of two grown sons.

Nevenka has been with Inkster Community Child Care for over seven years. Nevenka is our dedicated housekeeper and it’s through her tireless work that our centre stays beautiful and clean and we enjoy healthy, delicious snacks every day.

Nevenka is originally from Benkovac, Croatia. She has been married for 35 years and has one son with her in Winnipeg and a daughter who still lives in Serbia, whom she misses dearly. Nevenka is the proud grandmother of three.

Nevenka has completed the requisite 40 hour Introduction to Child Care course from Red River College.

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Nevenka Lacmanovic

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Joanne Marasigan

Joanne joined Inkster Community Child Care in December of 2019. Her interest in early childhood education began when she brought her son to the parent-child program at Elwick School. She was impressed with how the teacher communicated and how she approached children. She then began her studies in Early Childhood Education in CVE at Maples Collegiate. She also obtained an Applied Accounting certificate from Red River College.

During her time off, Joanne enjoys going out of the city with her two boys and hubby to explore different places in Manitoba. She loves making crafts, baking and being a plant mom.

Ayana graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a BA in Psychology and Sociology. She was always interested in Early Childhood Education and joined Inkster Community Child Care in January, 2019.

Ayana enjoys reading, listening to music, playing cards and crafts. She finds joy in seeing the creativity that comes from the children’s crafts and ideas.

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Ayana Bartolome

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Daisy Masancay

Daisy obtained her CCA 40-hour course at RB Russell Vocational School in 2017. Since then, she started working in the child care field. She decided to further her studies and took up Early Childhood Education at Red River College. Daisy started out as a practicum student at Inkster Community Child Care in February, 2021 and became part of the team.

In her free time, Daisy enjoys walking, watching documentaries and anime.

Originally from Vietnam, Khai moved to Winnipeg from Ontario in October, 2020. She joined us at Inkster Community Child Care as an ECE II in April, 2021.

Khai enjoys travelling and hopes to explore across Canada. She also loves gardening and baking. She is an avid cook and loves making recipes from around the world. On weekends, Khai loves being outdoors and especially enjoying great food at picnics.

Khai looks forward to the day her parents and brother join her in Canada from Vietnam.

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Khai Hoan Ho