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 of Programs

Prevention and Education

Dominique Denis-Lalonde, Prevention & 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  
Katelyn Dickin, Shift/HIV Case Manager  
Coral Bush, Information and Support Worker  
Karen Ford, HIV Case Manager  
Chelsea Burnham, Shift Outreach and Engagement Worker  

Medicine Hat

Michelle Sanderson, Team Lead of Southeastern Alberta
Tania Wagenaar, Harm Reduction Outreach Worker
Kim Dick, Overdose Prevention Nurse
Gordon Laskey-Roest, Harm Reduction Outreach Worker  
Alaina Stratton, Harm Reduction Outreach Worker

Kemi Awolusi, Program Coordinator  

Community Engagement
Jason Lyver, Director of Development  
Jordan Kroschinsky, Volunteer Coordinator  
Ana Glavan, Communications Specialist  

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  

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).