Moms Café Team

Jesssie Taillon

Team Lead

Jessie is a wife to JP and stay-at-home mom to two little girls. She has a passion for bringing people together and figuring out how to experience the fullness of life in every season. She loves playing sports with her family, games nights with friends, and having alone time to write and drink a hot coffee. Jessie and her family are a part of Pathway Church.

Chelsea Brandt

Team Lead

Chelsea is a wife to Carl and a mom to their three year old daughter Adalynn. She finds joy in creating an environment where people feel welcomed and loved in her home. She is a compassionate listener and loves Jesus. When you visit her house, you never want to leave! She is passionate about leading women through small groups, a place where women can focus on building relationships, being authentic and vulnerable with one another. She loves to see women find purpose, worth and a sense of belonging.

Sherri Watson

Core Team Member

Sherri is a wife, mom and grandmother! Sherri and her husband, Glenn have been married 36 years! They are from the US and lived in Portugal as missionaries for 10 years. She and Glenn have lived in Cochrane, Alberta for 12 years.

Sherri loves people and mentoring younger ladies. She enjoys reading, knitting, spending time with family and the outdoors!

Rochelle Snively

Core Team Member

Rochelle is married to Dave, and mama to four fun kids. They’ve lived in Cochrane since 2014.

As a family they like to ski, camp, hike and paddle. She’s a big fan of great books, great boots, bracelets and bags, and buying online! (Have you ever taken toddler twins and a preschooler to the mall? It’s not recommended!)

Rochelle has made so many great friends since moving to Cochrane, and it all started with finding other moms, and inviting them into her house for a cup of coffee!

Claudia Obando

Core Team Member

Claudia has been married since 2002 and is a proud mother of a teen and a tween. As a wife, mom, and business owner, she knows what it’s like to feel overwhelmed and tired, so they camp, hike, ski, and stay active to relieve stress. She also likes to crochet to keep busy when watching TV.

Claudia loves hosting parties, meals, and afternoon teas or coffees and connecting with other ladies, ’cause ladies need other ladies. 😉

Joan Bruce

Core Team Member

Joan and her husband, Bill, have been married 47 years and are the parents of two grown children and three delightful grandchildren.

Although she has worked in Cochrane for over 20 years making the commute from Calgary, she and Bill moved to the community in 2015.  Joan is adjusting to retirement after working for the CNBC for 32 years in finance and accounting.

Joan loves women’s ministry and remembers fondly the women in her life who taught her, walked with her and took time to model the roles of wife, mother, grandmother and friend.  Her hobbies include baking, cross stitch, scrapbooking, puzzles, travel, walking and playing with her grandkids.  Joan is a member of Bow Valley Baptist Church. 

Sara Schmidtke

Core Team Member

Sara Schmidtke is married to Rob, Associate Pastor of Pathway Church at Cambrian in Calgary and is a mom to a beautiful little girl. She works part time for Canadian Global Response, a non-profit organization based out of Cochrane.

Sara is passionate about supporting other moms and women in difficult seasons of their lives. She loves spending time out in the mountains with her family, travelling and eating food from different parts of the world.