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
Programs and Services

Andrea Carter, Director, Programs
Jennifer Stacey, Director, Operations
Shannon Hennig, Director, Harm Reduction Services

Prevention and Education

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

Support Services
Jody Tomm, Support Services Team Lead  
Faiza Ahmad, Peer Program Coordinator
Katelyn Dickin, Shift Educator & Capacity Coordinator  
Jordana Goldstein, HIV Case Manager  
Chelsea Burnham, Shift Outreach and Engagement Worker  

Medicine Hat

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

Kemi Awolusi, Program Coordinator  

Community Engagement
Ana Glavan, Director, Community Engagement  
Jordan Kroschinsky, Volunteer and Events Coordinator  
Alisha Ostberg, Event Coordinator, Summer Student

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  
Sebastian Madrid – 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).