Dedicated to Enhancing the Quality of Life For All Who Seek its Service...

The Liaison Program works in the community and Separate School System in Grande Prairie; i.e., Principals, Teachers, Families, and Students to help foster growth and development for all individuals who seeks its service.

Hello, my name is JoAnne Gipman, I am lifer at Catholic Family Services!  The going joke is I am the “dinosaur” at the office, you know, kind of like part of the furniture!

Anyways, I am married with three adult children and very proudly just recently a grandmother of one gorgeous baby girl!

I also spend some of my spare time attending to my personally owned company, Foundations for Families.

I enjoy travelling, camping, backyard fires and spending time with family and friends. 

I love my liaison position at Catholic Family Services, this school year I have been assigned St. Kateri, as well as the team lead position.  If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me, I would love to support you in any way that I can! Have a great year!!!

St. Kateri / Liaison Team Lead



Hi! My name is Katie Kluyt and I was born and raised in Grande Prairie! I am the newest addition to Catholic Family Services as a Family/Community Liaison and I’m very excited to be apart of such an amazing team and community at Catholic Family Services. I graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology through Athabasca University. Outside of work, I love to be outdoors and am such a sports lover! I also love going for walks with my dog, travelling, and spending time with family and friends as much as I can!

St Kateri / St JP2


Katie Kluyt

Bio coming Soon!

Mother Teresa / St Gerard

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Sage Bagan

My name is Sarah Rosvold and I represent Catholic Family Services (CFS) as the Family / Community Liaison Worker. I offer in-school support to students to assist them in having a successful school year. Some of the areas I can help students work on are: problem solving skills, social skills, confidence building, communications skills, conflict resolution, resiliency, and the connection between behavior and consequences. If you feel your child would benefit from this service or if you have any questions about this service, please contact your child’s teacher. I look forward to working with your children to make this a great year!

St. Catherines / St.  Mary's



Hi I am Tara.  I graduated with a bachelor of Science in Psychology.  I started with Catholic Family Services on Oct. 2017.  I am married with 2 elementary aged children.  I enjoy spending time with family and friends.  I love spending our time camping, playing sports, and socializing. 

Holy Cross / Beaverlodge



St Joes / Bosco / St Catherine

April Larose

My name is Jodi Kurz and I am one of the Family/School Liaison Workers with Catholic Family Services. I have been working with this agency for three years since completing my Bachelor of Arts Degree at MacEwan University in 2016. Outside of work, I love to spend time outdoors walking my dog, camping, or spending time with my nieces.

St Clement 



I am a Family School Community Liaison with Catholic Family Services. I provide support to students at St. Joseph Catholic High School. I have been with CFS since September 2016. I have my BA in psychology from the University of Windsor. I enjoy spending time with my husband and my golden retriever. I love watching movies and tv shows, and I love working out every morning. 

St. Joseph Catholic High School /Mother Teresa 



Bio coming soon

Samantha Smith-Bird


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