Our Executive Director

Christy Dzikowicz - Snowflake Place Executive DirectorChristy Dzikowicz B.A., B.S.W.

Christy Dzikowicz is the Executive Director of Snowflake Place for Children and Youth – Manitoba’s only child advocacy centre.

Christy has worked in child protection in variety of roles for over 20 years. Prior to her employment with Snowflake Place, Christy was the Director of the Child Safety and Family Advocacy Division of the Canadian Centre for Child Protection for 11 years. There, she lead a team that supported families of missing children, exploited children and also led the development of a support network for adult survivors of child sexual exploitation. Christy worked for two years for Manitoba Justice in Victim Services and spent 9 years before that with child welfare in Manitoba. Christy’s child welfare experience includes 6 years with the Child Abuse Investigation Unit.

She is an outspoken advocate for children and for better systemic and community responses to child maltreatment.