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New Appointments at Union Gospel Mission

Vancouver, BC—Natalie Dunlop has been appointed Supervisor of Creative Services at Union Gospel Mission. She will be responsible for overseeing the Creative Services team and ensuring their delivery of engaging, timely, cost effective solutions for communicating UGM’s stories through the website, signage, and print materials. Dunlop was formerly the Graphics and Production Coordinator.

Melodie Mallinder has been appointed Principal Giving Officer. As part of UGM’s Principal and Legacy Giving team, she will be responsible for stewarding, maintaining, and growing relationships with UGM’s donors. Melodie updates and informs donors by letting them know how their gifts are impacting UGM’s guests, one life at a time. Melodie was formerly a Special Giving Coordinator at UGM.

Nicole Robson has been appointed Principal Giving Officer, Corporate Relations and Foundations. As part of UGM’s Principal and Legacy Giving team, she will be responsible for working with a portfolio of existing businesses and foundations to manage their donations, as well as acquiring new companies and foundations to support the expanding and life-transforming programs of UGM.

Steve Screpnek has been appointed Accounting Analyst. Steve will be responsible for providing reporting and analysis for management that will facilitate effective decision-making at UGM.

Union Gospel Mission has been feeding hope and changing the lives of men, women, and children for over 70 years. Through its 9 locations in Metro Vancouver and the city of Mission, UGM provides counseling, education, safe housing, and alcohol and drug recovery to those struggling with poverty, homelessness, and addiction. The heart of the mission is to demonstrate God’s transforming love, ease the burden of the most vulnerable, rebuild the lives of the broken, and offer dignity to those who feel cast aside. To find out more, visit

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