Shemin brings a positive outlook, sense of curiosity, and attention to detail to Vantage Point. As a people person and continuous learner, Shemin is happy to be among a team of passionate people supporting the not-for-profit sector. As Executive Coordinator, Shemin provides key support to the team in coordinating the administrative tasks for Vantage Point’s accounting and financial management. She also acts as a corporate secretary to the Board of Directors and as executive assistant to the Executive Director. Before joining Vantage Point, Shemin lived abroad in Tanzania, raising her family and getting involved with the community. She enjoys helping others and has taken on several mentorship roles. In Tanzania, Shemin volunteered in her community in the Time and Knowledge Committee where she provided a range of admin and HR support – including reviewing resumes and providing feedback on candidates. She has a keen interest in education and was always ready to lend a helping hand to parents struggling with the international university application process. Shemin has an Accounting Diploma from Douglas College and has worked for several corporate organizations, the most recent being Pacific Blue Cross. Shemin enjoys spending quality time with her family, yoga, and visiting warm beaches – with her top pick being Bali! Shemin is also able to converse in several languages including Swahili. Ask Shemin about outstanding invoices, scheduling a meeting with the Executive Director, and tips on hosting a virtual AGM!
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