Chief Executive Officer
For over twenty years, Deb has worked passionately with community and government stakeholders to raise awareness of sexual violence and to increase access to services and support for Albertans affected. Her leadership and social change work has been recognized with awards from the Alberta College of Social Workers as well as the Government of Alberta. In 2004, Deb and her colleagues fostered a partnership with the provincial government which resulted in public funding for specialized sexual assault services – a first for Alberta. More recently, Deb played an instrumental role in the award winning #IBelieveYou public awareness campaign and the creation of Alberta’s first Sexual Violence Action Plan. Deb is serving her second term on Alberta’s Family Violence Death Review Committee and also co-chairs a national organization, Ending Violence Association of Canada.
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Corinne is a registered social worker with expertise working as a cross-sector coordinator within community, system and government organizations in both the sexual and domestic violence services sectors. In her role with AASAS, Corinne works to achieve the goals and objectives of numerous special projects including the Workplace Sexual Harassment Awareness Campaign and Training project. Among her many achievements, Corinne co-chaired the provincial Collaborative Justice Response to Sexual Violence Committee and was a member of the Gender Equality Network of Canada from 2017 to 2020. In 2018 Corinne was awarded Avenue Magazine’s #Top40Under40. She is a member of the Rebuilding Lives Committee for the Canadian Women’s Foundation and an Expert Advisory Panel member of Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability.
Director of Operations
Haley has a Master’s Degree in Social Work, specializing in leadership, and has worked in the fields of domestic and sexual violence since 2007. She is honoured that her work has been recognized through awards from the United Way of Calgary, as well as the Disability Action Hall and the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter. During her time with AASAS, Haley led the development and implementation of Alberta’s One Line for Sexual Violence. Haley is a member of the Senior Leadership Committee, the Alberta’s One Line for Sexual Violence Advisory Committee, and the First Responder to Sexual Assault and Abuse Training Advisory Committee. She currently oversees the coordination of the Sexual Violence Clinical Practice Network, Police & Court Support Network, and Rural Response to Sexual Violence Community of Practice. Haley is passionate about social justice and the primary prevention of sexual violence, and deeply enjoys engaging in meaningful community-based dialog and action.
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.
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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.