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Fran Delaney

General Manager
Phone: 250.378.3923 X 1

30+ Years experience in Community Building Initiatives

Fran relocated with her family from Vanderhoof, BC in 2010. Her background is in Management, Finance and Human Resources. Facilitating Small Business start-up and finance workshops are also a few of her specialty’s.

Fran has been with Community Futures Nicola Valley since arriving to Merritt in 2010. She started out as the Finance Controller and Administrative Coordinator. Fran was then promoted to General Manager in 2021. Fran brings extensive finance and management knowledge to her new position.

Fran is all about Community Connections and Mentorship. She loves to get involved with Community Events and help out in way she can, her door is always open!

Joe Nemeth Jr.

Loans Officer
Phone: 250.378.3923 X 2

Joe was born and raised here in the Nicola Valley, attending local school and then finding local work.

After twenty-eight years of residence here in Merritt and several years spent helping run a small business in the downtown, Joe is ecstatic to be a part of Community Futures and assist in their objectives. Watching Merritt grow and change has been exciting but being able to take part in shaping Merritt's future has been a dream come true.

Joanne Street

Administrative & CED Assistant
Phone: 250.378.3923 X 0

Joanne was born and raised in Merritt, and is a 5th Generation on her Mother’s side (Thomson).

She has worked in many diverse settings and prides herself in having a good repour with her community. She has a background in Community and Business Engagement as well as Employment Services and Tourism.

Joanne worked for Community Futures Nicola Valley from 2002 to 2010 when they held the contract for Merritt Employment Services. She is happy to be back working and being a part of the Community Futures Nicola Valley team once again, and says, “in a sense it’s like coming back home”

Dwaine Algate

Canada Summer Jobs Admin Assistant

Dwaine is here at CFNV for a second summer, while he continues his degree in computer sciences at Thompson Rivers University.


Pacific CanSDE

2181 Quilchena Ave.
P.O. Box 159
Merritt BC V1K 1B8

Phone: 250-378-3923
Fax: 250-315-0205
Toll Free: 1-888-303-223

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Closed Sat, Sun & all Stat Holidays

Community Futures Nicola Valley respectfully acknowledges the traditional and unceded
territories of the Nle?kepmx and Syilx Nations of the Nicola Valley



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