Vanessa Nicholas-Schmidt

Board Member


Vanessa is the Mission and Values Manager at Providence Healthcare. Vanessa seeks to encourage and support the Providence community in continuously deepening their commitment to being “a welcoming community of compassion, hope, and healing” as “inspired by the legacy of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto.” Vanessa spent the last decade as the Program Director of Faith Connections, the young adult (18-39 years) ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto; and she feels privileged to continue her support of young adult formation through JVC. Vanessa has a BA Coop Degree from St. Jerome’s University, the University of Waterloo and a Masters of Divinity Degree from Regis College, University of Toronto. She is a proud wife and a mother of two little boys.

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