Cameray Management Team
Tracey Rusnak, M.S., R.C.C. is the Executive Director of Cameray Child and Family Services. She has a Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counselling from Western Washington University, and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. Tracey began her counselling career at Cameray in 1994, where she specialized in working with children and families impacted by abuse and trauma. She then supervised the Cameray counselling program in Burnaby for 14 years as Clinical Coordinator, until becoming Executive Director of the agency in 2013. Tracey is committed to leading the agency forward in providing high-quality and barrier-free services to families in Burnaby and New Westminster.
Mena Perrotta, M.A., R.C.C., is a Clinical Coordinator at Cameray Child and Family Services. She has a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology from Adler University and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical counsellors. Mena first joined Cameray in 1998 as a counsellor, where she worked with children and families around issues of abuse and trauma for over 10 years. She later moved into the clinical coordinator position for several years. Mena has continued to work with Cameray over the years, stepping in and out of the clinical coordinator role. She is a strong supporter of Cameray and values the support it provides families in Burnaby and New Westminster.
Margaret Lloyd, M.Ed. recently joined Cameray Child and Family Services as Clinical Coordinator. She graduated in 1998 from City University, Seattle. She has had the privilege of working in two First Nations communities in Bella Coola and Alert Bay, before returning to the Lower Mainland where she worked supervising counselling programs with two non-profit Agencies. She has Level 1 certification in Dr. Bruce Perry’s NeuroSequential Model of Therapeutics through the Child Trauma Academy which studies the effects of trauma on brain development. Margaret emigrated to Canada in 1991 from England where she worked for many years with children who have significant mental and emotional challenges both in school and residential settings. Her focus of practice stems from the narrative perspective, but is also influenced by attachment and trauma based theories together with her experience of working with very diverse and rich populations.
Lise Beauchesne, MSW, Ph.D., is a Clinical Coordinator at Cameray Child and Family Services. She holds a Masters and Ph.D., in social work and is a Registered Social Worker with the BC College of Social Workers. Lise brings over 20 years of clinical experience in community mental health as a clinician, supervisor, educator, and manager/director of specialized programs and services. She is committed to working in a team based environment to support children, youth and families in our communities.
Gillian Tuyp, M.C.P., R.C.C., is the Counselling Program Coordinator at Cameray Child and Family Services. Gillian holds a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology from Adler University, and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the B.C. Association of Clinical Counsellors. Gillian has provided treatment to children, youth, and families facing various social, emotional, and behavioural challenges. At the core of Gillian’s theoretical approach is connection, empathy, and empowerment. Gillian initially began working with Cameray as a Parent Support Counsellor in 2016, and is currently in a split role within the agency as Counselling Program coordinator and clinician.
Janine Sakai, M.A., C.C.C., is a Program Coordinator at Cameray Child and Family Services. Janine holds a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology from Adler University, and is a Canadian Certified Counsellor with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Janine is currently working within the management team as a Program Coordinator and a clinician within the Counselling Program. She has worked at Cameray as a Clinical Counsellor for the past 10 years providing support to children, youth, and their parents. Her approach stems from a place of compassion and a unique understanding of childhood trauma. She focuses on attachment principles to help young people and families heal, grow, and reconnect with themselves and others. Janine is passionate about the environment, nature, and animals, all of which she endeavors to make space for both professionally and personally.
Stefanie Poli, M.A., R.C.C., is a Parent Support Program Coordinator at Cameray Child and Family Services. She has a Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology from Adler University, and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. Stefanie has worked as a counsellor and parent support worker for the past 10 years with a focus on parenting children under the age of 6. She has a passion for working with families in prevention work, parent education, and trauma. Stefanie has worked with Cameray since 2008 in various roles and is currently coordinating our Parent Support Program.