Learn more about our structure and governance
Debra Tomlinson – 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 “I Believe You” 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.
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.