Gary Mack Resigns from Shelter House

Thunder Bay Police unit and Superior EMS Unit at Shelter House
Thunder Bay Police unit and Superior EMS Unit at Shelter House

Shelter House
Rotary Shelter House on George Street in Thunder Bay

THUNDER  BAY – The Board of Shelter House Thunder Bay announces that its Executive Director, Gary Mack, has submitted his resignation. Mr. Mack’s resignation is effective September 29, 2017.

“Throughout his tenure as Executive Director, Mr. Mack worked diligently to develop new partnerships and to nurture existing partnerships with community stakeholders”, says Ryan McDonnell, Chair of the Board of Directors.  “He was and remains committed to the mission and work of Shelter House.”

During the past 18 months, Mr. Mack led a number of successful initiatives including:

  • The revitalization of the physical environment at Shelter House;
  • The creation of a community garden for clients;
  • The introduction of cultural programming for Indigenous clients;
  • The development of new partnerships and nurturing of existing partnerships;
  • The promotion of pride and acceptance of LGTBQ

“The Shelter House Board thanks Mr. Mack for his efforts and wishes him well in his future endeavours,” says McDonnell.

The process for recruiting an Executive Director will immediately commence.

Shelter House will continue to provide basic needs, dignity, and comfort to the homeless population in our community.