Leslie Hill was appointed Executive Director of HIV Community Link in August 2015. She brings 12 years of experience serving vulnerable people to the Calgary-based HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C prevention, support and advocacy nonprofit. In her new role, she is accountable primarily for the overall operations of the organization.
Ms. Hill comes to HIV Community Link after contributions at several Calgary-based nonprofit organizations. Most recently, she was Manager, Programs at the Calgary Homeless Foundation, where she acted as a funder for 60 programs across 28 organizations in the homelessness sector. Before that, she held positions of increasing complexity at Discovery House Family Violence Prevention Society, Distress Centre Calgary, the Canadian Mental Health Association and Aventa Addiction Treatment for Women.
Ms. Hill was also the President of the Bowness Community Association for two years. In 2013, she was called upon to lead the community association’s response to the devastating flood of that year. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with Distinction from the University of Calgary and is an alumnus of the Leadership Calgary program (2012).