Executive Director
Tammy MacKinnon
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Tammy is excited to be part of the Island Pregnancy Centre team.  She believes caring and supporting others can create real change in individuals, families, and in our communities.

Tammy has worked and volunteered with non profit organizations for the last 25 years. Her previous work with The Upper Room Soup Kitchen and Canadian Mental Health Association has provided her with great insight and experience in client care, leadership, fundraising initiatives, community resources and fostering positive relationships.

Tammy and her husband have been married for 25 years and have 5 children. They are passionate about children, opening their home as foster parents for 17 years and adopted 3 of their 5 children. Their family enjoys traveling, beach adventures and socializing with other friends and families.

Program Director


MaryEllen Scott 


MaryEllen is excited to support and encourage families across the Island - in Charlottetown, Summerside, and Montague.  MaryEllen has a passion for serving and empowering others. She has experience in programming, working at the UPEISU and UPEI International Relations Office, and has worked with infants at an Early Learning Centre. MaryEllen and her husband Alec have been married for two years and are kept busy by their fun-loving toddler. They enjoy travelling, finding new trails, and all outdoor winter activities.

Client Service Director - Charlottetown


Kimberly Lee

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Kimberly Lee serves as our Client Service Director in Charlottetown.  She enjoys caring for others and has a background in nursing.  She has been on staff with her church doing admin work and led the youth/teens group for 7 years. Kim enjoys mentoring younger women.  She currently holds a local ministers' license with the Nazarene Church and is taking the ministerial course of studies. Kim and her husband have been married for 21 years and have 3 teenagers.  Kim enjoys rollercoasters, driving standards, and kayaking. She desires to follow Jesus far in this life and to say yes to Him. 

                  Contact her: clientcare@islandpregnancycentre.com

Baby Boutique Coordinators - Ch'town & S'side

David and Jacquie Lewis

Dave & Jacquie are excited to be part of the team at Island Pregnancy Centre!  They enjoy meeting clients and assisting them with the items they need for their families.  After living in PEI for 30 years, David & Jacquie moved to Alberta for 3 years.  While there, they worked at a Pregnancy Centre in Medicine Hat.  God led them back home and to the Island Pregnancy Centre in Summerside.  They are now managing the Boutiques at both Ch'town and S'side Centres.  Dave and Jacquie have been married for 38 years and have 3 daughters through adoption.  They enjoy the outdoors and love taking pictures.  Dave likes the challenge of puzzles and both enjoy relaxing and watching Hallmark movies.

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Office Assistant

Rachel Buell

Rachel is currently a student finishing up her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Trinity Western University. She is so excited to be a part of this team, as she learns how to love and serve the clients at the centre while also gaining knowledge in administrative work. Rachel has experience through her practicum placements working with other non-profits such as Promise Vancouver and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Rachel has three beautiful sisters and loves to travel, sing and do anything outdoors.


Office Manager

Kimberley Jelley

For more than 20 years, Kimberley has worked and volunteered in the field of education and in many community support initiatives. After living in Ontario and New Brunswick, her husband and family moved to PEI two years ago. Kimberley and Mark have been married for 22 years and have 4 children. Kimberley is passionate about providing support, resources, and hope to those in need. She is excited to be joining the Island Pregnancy Centre team and using her skills to serve and support the Centre and its clients.  Kimberley enjoys reading, all things outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.

                       Contact her at charlottetown@islandpregnancycentre.com


Board of Directors

Pictured left to right: Angela VanNieuwenhuyzen (President), Nancy Vail (Vice-President),

Adam DeVries (Treasurer), Mariel Da Costa Howlett, Brady Grant (Secretary), Janet Reid