Rhonda Zasitko
Executive Director


Rhonda has been employed with Southwest Employment Services since 2000. She reports directly to the society’s board of directors. Some of her responsibilities are to direct and coordinate the society’s administrative duties as well as assure day-to-day efficient operation of the office. She is also responsible for all financial accountability of the society’s finances.

Rhonda was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba where she began her education. She later moved to Calgary, Alberta where she graduated from High School. Rhonda pursued post-secondary education at the University of Calgary where she graduated with a Certificate in Business Management. In 1990, she moved to Yarmouth in large part to the beauty of the landscape and the friendliness of the residents. She then continued her studies with the University of Calgary long distance.

Rhonda’s past work experience background is in the banking industry. Before joining Southwest Employment Services, she worked for the Royal Bank for a period of thirteen years. She also enjoys volunteering and acts on Yarmouth Life Skills for Disabled Adults, Seafest Association, and Yarmouth Seafest Pageant Committees. She also volunteers at local events like the Yarmouth Hospital Gala, and IWK Princess Tea.

Rhonda really enjoys working for Southwest Employment Services as she finds her position very challenging. She feels the team and the board members work very well with each other. She also feels her human relations’ skills have improved during her employment as she tries to be sensitive to the different needs of others.