LESLEY SMYTH: Founder, Executive Director, & Clinical Therapist
Lesley completed her Masters of Education in Counselling at the University of New Brunswick in 2011 and is a Certified Counsellor through the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). Prior to opening the AWCC, Lesley was employed as a teacher with the Anglophone East School Board. During her tenure, she held teaching positions at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.
DANIELLE WHALEN: Clinical Therapist
Danielle Whalen graduated from the Counselling Psychology Graduate program through City University in 2005. She is a Certified Counsellor (CCC) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). She has 15 years of professional experience working with children, youth, and families in various capacities within their homes, schools, and community settings. Danielle has been working as a Clinical Therapist with AWCC from inception in April 2013.
MEREDITH MARTELL: Services Navigator
Meredith has been working with youth with various diagnoses and difficulties for the last 11 years. During this time, she specialized in developing behavior plans for families, guardians, schools, and other community stakeholders. She also specialized in academic learning plans, social skills, communication skills, as well as developing collaboration between parents and other team members.
JULIE ASIRON: Funds Developer & Administrative Assistant
Julie Asiron graduated from Dalhousie University with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering. She was a board member of the Unicorn Children’s Center for 3 years and volunteered for the Curryville Community Center for 2 years. Julie has been a part of the AWCC from the beginning, first as a board member and volunteer grant writer, and now as an employee.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
THE HONOURABLE JUDGE MIKE MCKEE: Chair
STEVE MITTON: Vice-Chair
TERRY WARREN: Treasurer
PETER SCHLICHTER: Secretary
ALLAN JONES: Director