Who We Are

Our Team

Heather Byrne Executive Director heatherbyrne@alicehouse.ca
Tina Riley Administrative Coordinator livesafe@alicehouse.ca
Bridget McConnell Housing Coordinator and Advocacy housing@alicehouse.ca
Kira Kelly Senior Women’s Counsellor kirakelly@alicehouse.ca
Valerie Hewitt Child and Family Counsellor valeriehewitt@alicehouse.ca
Karen Spurr Community Outreach and Education Facilitator education@alicehouse.ca
Kim Carter Building Bonds Coordinator kimcarter@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. 

Theresa Hawkesworth Co-Chair Senior Strategy Advisor for Communications, NS Health Authority
Karen Gordon Co-Chair HR Consultant, K. Gordon & Associates
Christian Weisenburger Treasurer Lawyer, Christian Weisenburger Law, Inc.
Tsege Gebreyohannes Secretary Brand Manager, Nature’s Way of Canada
Rob Weld Director SBW Wealth Management & Employee Benefits
Maddy Carter Director Lawyer, Wagners Law Firm
Sophie Richer Director  
Meaghan Blyth Director Regional Operations Manager, TD Canada Trust
Michelle Black Director Lawyer, Stewart McKelvey
Janice Cunningham Director  

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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