Coordination Team

Name Role Organization
Lise Martin Executive Director Women’s Shelters Canada
Amanda Dale Strategic Engagement Specialist/Project Lead Women’s Shelters Canada
Anuradha Dugal Co-Chair/Coordinating Committee Canadian Women’s Foundation (CWF)
Vicky Smallman Co-Chair/Coordinating Committee Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)

Project Supports

Name Role Organization
Krys Maki Research & Policy Manager Women’s Shelters Canada
Cyndia Mondésir Operations Coordinator Women’s Shelters Canada
Rotbah Nitia Gender Equality MEAL Specialist
Pam Kapoor Facilitator
Nicolyn Charlot Researcher for Prevention
Asra Milani Researcher for Survivors
Shanzaeh Hameed Researcher for Justice
Charlene Campo Researcher for Social Infrastructure
Rosalyn Martin Notetaker for Survivors & Social infrastructure
Maitland Shaheen Notetaker for Prevention & Justice

Working Group – Prevention

Name Role Organization
Anuradha Dugal Co-Chair Canadian Women’s Foundation (CWF)
Tuval Dinner Nafshi Co-Chair Consultant
Annie Chau Working Group Member Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre & Sexual Assault Services Association (AWRCSASA)
Suzie Dunn Working Group Member University of Ottawa
Deinera Exner-Cortens Working Group Member University of Calgary
Marlihan Lopez Working Group Member Simone de Beauvoir Institute / Fédération de femmes du Québec (FFQ)
Deb Singh Working Group Member Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres
Tinika Sampson Working Group Member Girls Action Foundation
Doris Rajan Working Group Member Institute for Research and Development on Inclusion and Society (IRIS) institute
Anita Roberts Working Group Member Safeteen
Jody Chamberlain Working Group Member Prince George Sexual Assault Centre

Working Group – Support for Survivors and Their Families

Name Role Organization
Angela Marie MacDougall Co-Chair Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS)
Jo-Anne Dusel Co-Chair Provincial Association of Transition Houses and Services of Saskatchewan (PATHS)
Mélanie Lemay Working Group Member Québec contre les violences sexuelles
Erin Whitmore Working Group Member Ending Violence Association of Canada (EVA)
Maïra Martin Working Group Member Action Ontarienne contre la Violence faite aux femmes (AOCVF)
Angie Hutchinson Working Group Member Survivor’s Hope Crisis Centre
Lyda Fuller Working Group Member YWCA NWT
Nadine Wathen Working Group Member Western University
Jenn Richard Working Group Member Sexual Violence New Brunswick (SVNB)
Josie Nepinak Working Group Member Awo Taan Healing Lodge Society
Samantha Michaels Working Group Member Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada

Working Group – Promoting Responsive Legal and Justice Systems

Name Role Organization
Pamela Cross Co-Chair Luke’s Place
Deepa Mattoo Co-Chair Barbra Schlifer Clinic
Raji Mangat Working Group Member West Coast LEAF
Kim Hawkins Working Group Member Rise Women’s Legal Centre
Emilie Coyle Working Group Member Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
Maud Pontel Working Group Member Alliance des maisons d’hébergement de 2e étape pour femmes et enfants victimes de violence conjugale
Megan Stephens Working Group Member Megan Stephens Law
Ruth Goba Working Group Member Human Rights Lawyer
Viola Thomas Working Group Member Indigenous Rights Advocate
Lisa Kelly Working Group Member Unifor
Jody Chamberlain Working Group Member Prince George Sexual Assault Centre

Working Group – Enabling Environments and Social Infrastructure

Name Role Organization
Vicky Smallman Co-Chair Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)
Shalini Konanur Co-Chair South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO)
Katherine Scott Working Group Member Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)
Susan Prentice Working Group Member Professor, University of Manitoba
Aja Mason Working Group Member Yukon Status of Women Council (YSWC)
Jane Stinson Working Group Member The Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW)
Alyssa Brierley Working Group Member Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA)
Brenda Grzetic Working Group Member Keepers of the Circle/Temiskaming Native Women’s Support Group
Anita Khanna Working Group Member United Way Centraide Canada