Who We Are

Our Team

Heather Byrne Executive Director heatherbyrne@alicehouse.ca
Tina Riley Operations Director livesafe@alicehouse.ca
Bridget McConnell Housing Coordinator and Advocacy housing@alicehouse.ca
Kira Kelly Program DIrector kirakelly@alicehouse.ca
Patricia Arnoldin Family Counsellor p.arnoldin@alicehouse.ca
Erin Abbott Domestic Violence Court Support Services Coordinator  dvcourtsupport@alicehouse.ca
Chantal Piercy Child and Family Counsellor c.piercy@alicehouse.ca

Board of Directors

Alice House is administered by a Board of Directors drawn from community volunteers. Board policy is implemented by the Executive Director. 

Michelle Black Co-Chair Lawyer, Stewart McKelvey
Sarah Simpson Co-Chair Manager, Corporate Communications, Emera
Donna Gallant Secretary Payroll, Dalhousie University
David Davidson Treasurer CEO, Interuniversity Services Inc.
Sara Colburne Director Managing Director, Engage Nova Scotia
Tracy Rands Director Director Corporate Diversity and Inclusion, Government of Nova Scotia
Tanya Colbo Director Realtor, Royal LePage
Daniel MacKenzie Director Lawyer, Stewart McKelvey
Heather Byrne Ex-Officio Executive Director, Alice House

Interested in a position on the volunteer Board of Directors? Click here!





Stewart McKelvey                              Royal LePage Atlantic




Medavie Blue Cross                             The Air Canada Foundation




Grant Thornton




Canadian Women’s Foundation                              Canadian Progress Club Halifax


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