Director of Human Resources
Dr. Yvonne McSkimming is a top-performing executive with over 35 years experience in the social service industry. Yvonne has been credited with combining implementation, oversight and business development expertise constructing programming, recognized as exceptional in the highly competitive social service market. With a PhD in Social Science and a Master’s degree in Leadership / Psychology, Yvonne blends her diverse skill set to provide strong expertise in clinical counseling, group/seminar work, collaborative planning, financial /strategic / risk management management, policy / program development, outcome / evaluation management, staff recruitment / retention coordination, network development, quality improvement and fundraising. Dr. McSkimming has been nominated for a Women of Distinction Award and been awarded a Women in Spotlight Award for her contribution to the social service industry. Currently, Dr. McSkimming is working with the Orchard as the Director of Human Resources providing direction and support for all recruitment, retention, training, evaluation and quality assurance efforts.