The ASK Wellness Society would like to acknowledge that our programs and facilities operate on Secwepemcúl'ecw, Nłeʔkepmx Tmíxʷ, and Syilx tmixʷ traditional and unceded territories.
August 4, 2021

Team Tuesday: Meet Michael Reed

Meet Michael Reed! Mike is the Maverick Work Experience Program Facilitator in Kamloops.

Meet Michael Reed! Mike is the Maverick Work Experience Program Facilitator in Kamloops.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A PART OF THE ASK WELLNESS SOCIETY TEAM?
🔴 Since June 2020.

WHAT LED YOU TO BE INTERESTED IN WORKING FOR ASK?
🟣 I want to work for a company that helps people to recover from addiction and homelessness.

WHAT MAKES YOU MOST PROUD ABOUT YOUR ROLE WITHIN ASK?
🟡 I get to help people find a home, get well, and become contributors to society in a positive way.


WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME?
🟢 I enjoy working out at the Kamloops downtown YMCA and I also collect watches.

WHAT IS ONE THING YOU JUST CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT?
🔵 The relationship I have with my two sisters and my daughter and grand daughter, as well as my relationship with God.

CAN YOU TELL US A FUN FACT OR SOMETHING FEW PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT YOU?

🟠 I played Junior A hockey and coached minor hockey.

Mike has yet to meet a challenge he cannot overcome. Known as the Coil Master at our Mattress Recycling Program, he has become even more well-known for motivating and supporting individuals looking to re-enter the workforce. The ASK Wellness Society is lucky to have Mike as a team member and leader within our Employment program. Thanks for all you do, Mike!

Article written by 
Andrina Tenisci
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