Ryanna Coones

Family Liaison Assistant

Ryanna is a recent graduate from the University of Alberta in the Human Ecology program. She has worked for Community Options for 4 years as our Family Liaison Assistant. She values helping families in the community and believes in working together. Ryanna likes to cook nutritious meals, spend time with her family, and travel to new places in her spare time. 

Nora Haymour

 Family Support Worker

Nora has been with community Options for 5 years. As Family Support worker, Nora assists families in accessing additional benefits and programs they may not realize they qualify for. Nora likes being able to help families navigate through application processes with FSCD and disability tax credits to name a few, as well as attend appointments and doctor visits with families as necessary. Nora enjoys connecting families to community resources, as well as creating opportunities for families to gain the confidence to settle in their respective communities. 

Lori Roby
 Educational Assistant Cooridnator


Lori Roby has been working with Community Options for 9 years.  She loves to work with children and people.  She loves when she has the opportunity to spend time with the children and families in our program.  In her spare time, she likes to hang out with her five children, go camping, playing tennis and pickleball.    

Marjorie Cooper

Community Preschool Education
 Program Director

Marjorie Cooper has worked in the Early Childhood field supporting children and families in different inclusive settings for over 48 years. As a leader she values communicating, working as a team player and enabling her staff to be the best that they can be. Marjorie also believes in giving back to the community and volunteers at different community events, is a member of the Kinette Club of Edmonton and is on the board of 124th Street Drop-In Association. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and taking trips to the mountains for some peaceful relaxation.

Catharine Dietzmann

Community Preschool Education
Assistant Program Director

Catharine joined Community Options in 2010 and worked in various positions within the organization before becoming Assistant Director. As a parent of four children, three of which have diagnosed learning disorders, Catharine understands what it takes to support families through their journey in securing help for their children. She feels blessed to be part of an organization that is passionate about ensuring that children have the opportunity to learn, grow and be successful by accessing professional intervention in their early years.

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