Our People

Over the years, we have been fortunate to attract some wonderful, qualified people to HIV Community Link. Our organization is comprised of enthusiastic volunteers, hard-working staff members and a devoted board of directors, who are dedicated to promoting a more compassionate, nonjudgmental and respectful society. Learn more about our staff, program directors and board directors by clicking on their name:

Our Staff

Leslie Hill, Executive Director
Prevention, Education and Support Services

Andrea Carter, Director, Programs

Prevention and Education

Janak Bajgai, Team Lead, Prevention and Education  
Mark Randall, Coordinator, HEAT Program  
Sipiwe Mapfumo, Coordinator, Drumbeat African Communities Program  
Waylon Yellowhorn, Coordinator, Strong Voices Aboriginal Program  

Support Services

Jody Tomm, Team Lead, Support Services  
Katelyn Dickin, Coordinator, Shift Educator & Capacity  
Jordana Goldstein, HIV Case Manager  
Jenny Thornhill, Case Manager, Shift
Natasha Potvin, Case Manager, Shift

Harm Reduction Services

Shannon Hennig, Director, Harm Reduction Services
Rachael Edwards, Clinical Lead Calgary
Corey Ranger, Clinical Lead Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat

Michelle Sanderson, Team Lead, Southeastern Alberta
Gordon Laskey-Roest, Outreach Worker, Harm Reduction  
Barb Grady, Outreach Worker, Harm Reduction
Christa Schmidt, Outreach Worker, Harm Reduction
Kevin Dey, Outreach Worker, Harm Reduction  
Loreta Stock, Educator, Overdose Prevention


Kemi Awolusi, Program Coordinator

Jennifer Stacey, Director, Operations
Tamara Rose, Executive Assistant

Community Relations
Ana Glavan, Director, Community Relations  
Sarah Stephens, Volunteer and Events Coordinator
Alisha Ostberg, Assistant, Communications

Board of Directors

Alexandra De Freitas – Chair  
Mike Miller – Vice Chair  
Andrew Matthews – Treasurer  
Jonathan M. Ablett – Secretary  
Mike Peters – Past Chair  
Jack Janvier – Member at Large  
Christine Gillies – Member at Large  
Akhil Ramdoyal – Member at Large
Jeff Standell – Member at Large
Leah Fochuk – Member at Large
Meredith Bragg – Member at Large

Become a Director

Directors are volunteers from diverse backgrounds who share a passion and commitment to improving wellness for individuals and communities affected by HIV and hepatitis C. By leveraging connections with peers and community members, we are determined to educate communities while providing nonjudgmental support, tools and information to reduce the risk of HIV and hepatitis C.

If interested in learning more, please call (403) 508-2500 or (877) 440-2437 (toll-free).