Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services

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Debra Tomlinson – Chief Executive Officer

Debra Tomlinson brings over thirty years of experience working in senior leadership roles in the not-for-profit sector. Prior to her role as CEO of AASAS, Deb was the Project Development Manager of Connect Family and Sexual Abuse Network (Connect) where she led a group of diverse multidisciplinary stakeholders in the development of a new collaborative model of service aimed at increasing access to service for people affected by both sexual assault and domestic violence. She has also held senior management roles with Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse, Three Trilliums Community Place, the Cheshire Homes Foundation and the Canadian Association of Independent Living Centres. Debra is passionate about challenging the silence that traditionally surrounds the issue of sexual violence by providing accurate information on the impact this crime has on individuals, families and communities.

AASAS Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for establishing the organization’s long-term strategic directions and overarching policies, as well as overseeing and monitoring the progress of the annual objectives as set by the Board and AASAS Membership.

For a list of Board Members and their biographies, please download our PDF:

Board of Directors and bios handout

AASAS Senior Leadership Committee

The Senior Leadership Committee is a sub-committee of the AASAS Board of Directors. The main role of the Senior Leadership Committee is to provide advice and expertise to the CEO and AASAS Board of Directors on issues as they relate to the delivery of sexual assault services in Alberta.  The Senior Leadership Committee is comprised of the senior decision makers from AASAS full member organizations throughout Alberta.