The Management Team at The Haven is devoted to encouraging personal development and professional development through guided self-help seminars and programs, delivered at The Haven on Gabriola Island BC. The team also takes care of the day to day running of The Haven.

Our Team



The people who work at The Haven are a vital part of what we do. Many have been with The Haven for many years and have taken programs and trained here. These are some of the people responsible for the day-to-day running of The Haven.

pic-rachel-davey.gif Rachel Davey is The Haven's Executive Director . She has worked internationally in education management and consultancy for more than 15 years, for organizations including the British Council and the United Nations. She first came to The Haven in 2001 and then traveled to Canada from Cyprus every summer to take Haven programs. She began working at The Haven in 2006.
Picture of Dennis Dennis Marriott, General Manager, leads the teams who strive to deliver an exceptional level of guest service to support the high quality of The Haven's educational programming. His management career has spanned technology, hospitality, arts and culture, sport and leisure, and charitable non-profit organizations. He brings a wide range of complementary skills, knowledge and experience to The Haven.
Jane Olynyk Jane Olynyk DCTM, BA, DipC is The Haven's Director of Intern Training, responsible for overseeing all aspects of our Certificate and Diploma training programs. She is a licensed acupuncturist with a Diploma in Chinese Medicine, and brings a unique approach to her work as a therapist and Haven program leader.
pic-louise-amuir.gif Louise Amuir is Manager of Conferences and Development at The Haven. She administers the Financial Aid Program and Monthly Donor Program in addition to booking conferences. Louise began working in the Haven kitchen in 1989 and has had the pleasure of working in most departments in a variety of roles, including interning for programs. Her warmth and exemplary organizational skills ensure that you matter.
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I would like to express my gratitude towards everyone who has donated to the financial aid program at the Haven. There are times in peoples' lives when they are ready to grow and move on to a better way of living and they just don't have the means to do so. For was a life-changing experience.

Bursary fund recipient

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