Segue Career Options

Winkler Location

Art Friesen – Employment Facilitator

As employment facilitator, Art Friesen reaches to surrounding managers through emailing, phone calls and personal contacts in hopes of finding opportunity and employment for those in the Segue program. He feels that having past experience as a business owner and manager gives him a better sense of the needs of the manager and the challenges of the job seeker. His ultimate goal is to build trusting relations and to see those with employment barriers move forward in hope, healing and community. Art works in our Winkler office.

Sher Hildebrand – Employment Skills Developer

Sher is the Employment Skills Developer for the OPPS Program in our Winkler location. She has a passion for empowering individuals and helping them see their potential in order for them to take control and achieve their goals. Her passions outside of Segue are landscaping, taking long walks in frigid temperatures (and “nice” weather too), golfing and camping.

Susy Loewen – Community Employment Developer

Susy is the Community Employment Developer for the JUMP program. As the CED she connects with local businesses to create work placement opportunities for people who join the program. She enjoys getting to know the participants in the process and works hard to find employment that is meaningful to each person. When she is not working, she enjoys hiking with her family and reading.

Tammy – JUMP Coordinator

Tammy is the JUMP coordinator in our Winkler office. I enjoy cultivating a genuine meaningful connection with the participants I enjoy helping them discover their potential while teaching them pre-employment skills to cultivate a more fulfilling life. Enjoy spending time with family and friends. She especially enjoys spending time with animals.

Nikki Jeanson

Hi my name is Nikki. I am excited to be joining the Segue Career Options team in the U30 Program. I have a Bachelors in Linguistics from the University of Manitoba as well as my American Sign Language – English Interpretation Degree. I believe in a person centered approached to wellness and employment. I look forward to encouraging youth on their employment journeys. When I am not working, I enjoy knitting, crafting, and spending time with my friends and family.

Louisa Longford – Vocational Assessor

Louisa holds a degree in Human Ecology and serves as the Vocational Assessor (VA) at Segue, where she finds fulfillment in guiding clients through the vocational assessment process and facilitating the formulation of tailored plans to achieve their objectives. In addition to her primary role, as the VA, Louisa actively contributes to administrative functions within Employment Services. Her responsibilities encompass receiving referrals, organizing electronic and physical client files, as well as coordinating and participating in intake and review meetings. Her duties as an Evaluator extend to delivering limited employment skills development, particularly in refining resumes and crafting cover letters. Furthermore, Louisa assumes the responsibility of managing the social media platforms for Segue Career Options Winkler. Outside of her professional endeavors, Louisa resides in a rural community, dedicating her leisure time to tending to yard work, engaging in home renovations, and cherishing moments with her family. Her personal interests span the realms of mushroom hunting and foraging, exploring mixed media art (inclusive of photography), and indulging in invigorating hikes within her local surroundings.

Craig Macmillan

Craig is the U30 Wellness Program Coordinator at Segue Career Options in Winkler. Ambitious and goal orientated, he is passionate about helping individuals realize their potential and achieve their life objectives. When he isn’t spending time hanging out with his kids or playing with his dogs, he enjoys sports (all sports) or relaxing with some good music.

Steinbach Location

Josie Fast – U30 Program Coordinator

My name is Josie Fast. I am the U30 Program Coordinator at Segue Career Options (SCO). I am excited to be part of the team at Segue Career Options Steinbach. My past employment experience includes teaching English in the Workplace to newcomers from around the world and helping newcomers settle in Manitoba. I have taught in community as well as in university settings. I have a passion to help people understand their value and find their place in community. I believe that every person has something to contribute to the communities they live in. My goal is to help people communicate clearly, concisely, and confidently. I look forward to meeting with you and supporting you in finding employment opportunities in Steinbach and surrounding areas.


I came to SCO with a variety of different job experiences, including previously working for Segue as the STEP Program Coordinator, direct support and residential coordinating through Arcane Horizon Inc, acting management with Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries, and administration with Shaw Communications. My passion is in the field of mental health. I love making connections and networking with those in the community. In my position at Segue Career Options, I will be assisting participants with pre-employment skills, building relationships and empowering participants on their wellness journey.

Edna Schroeder – Employment Skills Developer (OPPS)

My name is Edna Schroeder. I am the Employment Skills Developer (OPPS) at Segue Career Options in Steinbach. I am excited to be a New Member of the team at Segue Career Options Steinbach! In the past I have worked as an Educational Assistant for Approximately 20 years. I have worked with many different disabilities, throughout my career. With all ages, from Autism, or others on the spectrum to ADHD, even teaching children to read as well as teaching English as a Second Language to numerous children. I believe this is an amazing asset to my opportunity as the Employment Skills Developer here in Steinbach. I am enjoying serving my community by helping people with a disability find employment opportunities! As I continue to help individuals find employment, I listen to my clients, I can understand them and their difficulties they are facing. I have a passion for helping others, whether it’s at work or in personal life! I look forward to meeting you and helping where I can!! Thank you in advance for allowing me to be an integral part of your journey to success!