Who We Are

The Board of Directors

Heather King

BA French, Certified Teacher, Certified Advocate for Survivors of D.V.

 

President SMSDVM

Lead Trainer and Advocate

Heather is herself a survivor of domestic violence and Certified Advocate for  Survivors of Domestic Violence. She has experience walking with individual women as they leave abusive relationships. She has also conducted Zoom trainings with community groups on Domestic Violence both here and overseas.

 

Heather has lived and worked in Mexico and California, as a teacher, and is fluent in Spanish.  She also completed a B.A. in French, so is fluent in French.

In her spare time, Heather enjoys spending time with her family, gardening,

genealogy, and when COVID is not happening, she loves to travel.

Shepherd My Sheep Domestic Violence Ministries is Registered Charity based in Southern British Columbia, Canada.

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Katherine G.

BSc Sport & Exercise Science, MA Physical & Health Education, Certified Advocate for Survivors of Domestic Violence

(Due to the nature of DV that Katherine has experienced, her full name will be kept confidential on this site.)

Katherine is a homeschooling mum of two girls, as well as a survivor of domestic violence. She is currently pursuing certification to become an advocate for survivors of domestic violence. She aspires to provide compassionate, trauma-informed support for other survivors leaving abusive relationships.

In her spare time, Katherine loves to take her girls out in nature and to recover and develop interests she had prior to her abusive relationship. Her favourite new hobbies are studying the Bible and gardening.

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Barbara Lourenço Oliveira Moreira

BA Linguistics, MA Applied Theology, MA Linguistics (in progress)

 

Barbara is a recent graduate of Regent College and is currently studying Linguistics, with emphasis on Cultural Intelligence and Acquisition.  She is planning on working with teenagers and women in at-risk situations.  She aspires to help people understand and navigate all cultural nuances around us, be that on a micro level (family culture) or a macro level (country and ethnicity). 

In her spare time, Barbara loves to take her boy out to enjoy nature.  She also likes to read fiction with her husband and play the ukelele for her boy.

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Jadine Cairns

RD, MSc Human Nutrition

Jadine Cairns has served in many ministries and boards through the years in her spiritual and professional life. She was on the Elders Board at Tenth Church, was the VP Finance for the BC Dietitian Association and was on the Board of Directors with the Eating Disorders Association of Canada.

 

She has worked as a registered dietitian for over 30 years and completed her Masters in Human Nutrition at the University of British Columbia in 2003.  She has published and presented at national and international conferences in the area of eating disorders.  She was the President of the Eating Disorders Association of Canada and Chaired the National Eating Disorders Conference in 2014.

 

Currently, Jadine works as a dietitian at BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital in Mental Health.  She is passionate about caring for and supporting those in need.

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