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Jan has enjoyed an impactful and rewarding career in the non-profit sector. Her experience spans program development, implementation and management, policy development, training & outreach and stakeholder engagement. She has extensive experience working to support underrepresented and vulnerable communities through collaboratively developed mental health and trauma-sensitive programs. She has worked with notable national organizations such as the YMCA and BGC Canada, developing relationships from coast to coast and has worked with locally based organizations in New Brunswick and Eastern Ontario. She holds a Master of Arts – Integrated Studies – in Community and Equity Studies and is passionate about working to ensure equity of access to programs, services and support through collaboration to remove barriers. At her core, she is a relationship-builder and looks forward to connecting with like-minded community partners in collaboration in supporting survivors of sexual and gender-based violence.