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

[popup_trigger id=”4043″ tag=”span” do_default=”1″]Leslie Hill, Executive Director[/popup_trigger]
Programs and Services

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

Prevention and Education

[popup_trigger id=”4761″ tag=”span”]Janak Bajgai, Prevention and Education Team Lead[/popup_trigger]  
[popup_trigger id=”4092″ tag=”span”]Mark Randall, HEAT Program Coordinator[/popup_trigger]  
[popup_trigger id=”4098″ tag=”span”]Sipiwe Mapfumo, Drumbeat African Communities Program Coordinator[/popup_trigger]  
[popup_trigger id=”4100″ tag=”span”]Waylon Yellowhorn, Strong Voices Aboriginal Program Coordinator[/popup_trigger]

Support Services

[popup_trigger id=”4086″ tag=”span”]Jody Tomm, Support Services Team Lead[/popup_trigger]  
Faiza Ahmad, Peer Program Coordinator
[popup_trigger id=”4453″ tag=”span”]Katelyn Dickin, Shift Case Manager[/popup_trigger]  
[popup_trigger id=”4088″ tag=”span”]Karen Ford, HIV Case Manager[/popup_trigger]  
[popup_trigger id=”4517″ tag=”span”]Chelsea Burnham, Shift Outreach and Engagement Worker[/popup_trigger]  

Medicine Hat
Michelle Sanderson, Southeastern Alberta Team Lead
[popup_trigger id=”4838″ tag=”span”]Gordon Laskey-Roest, Harm Reduction Outreach Worker[/popup_trigger] Barb Grady, Harm Reduction Outreach Worker
Christa Schmidt, HR Outreach Worker
[popup_trigger id=”4838″ tag=”span”]Kevin Dey, Harm Reduction Outreach Worker[/popup_trigger] Loreta Stock, Overdose Prevention Educator

[popup_trigger id=”4090″ tag=”span”]Kemi Awolusi, Program Coordinator[/popup_trigger]  

Community Engagement
[popup_trigger id=”4268″ tag=”span”]Jordan Kroschinsky, Volunteer and Events Coordinator[/popup_trigger]  
[popup_trigger id=”4102″ tag=”span”]Ana Glavan, Communications Specialist[/popup_trigger]  

Board of Directors

[popup_trigger id=”4074″ tag=”span” do_default=”1″]Alexandra De Freitas – Chair[/popup_trigger]  
[popup_trigger id=”4077″ tag=”span”]Mike Miller – Vice Chair[/popup_trigger]  
[popup_trigger id=”4057″ tag=”span”]Andrew Matthews – Treasurer[/popup_trigger]  
[popup_trigger id=”4066″ tag=”span”]Jonathan M. Ablett – Secretary[/popup_trigger]  
[popup_trigger id=”4061″ tag=”span”]Mike Peters – Past Chair[/popup_trigger]  
[popup_trigger id=”4069″ tag=”span”]Jack Janvier – Member at Large[/popup_trigger]  
[popup_trigger id=”4053″ tag=”span”]Sebastian Madrid – Member at Large[/popup_trigger]  
[popup_trigger id=”4060″ tag=”span”]Christine Gillies – Member at Large[/popup_trigger]

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).