Our Board & Membership

Our Board Members represent a membership of committed individuals invested in developing and overseeing the success of our Centre and it’s goals.

Meet Our Board

Kylee Bakowski, Chair

Marissa Labelle, Vice Chair

Jillian Boisvert, Treasurer

Katie Eastwood-Dougan , Secretary

Allison Armstrong, Board Member

Anthony Campigotto, Board Member

Melissa Jolley, Board Member

Board of Directors Membership

Please see below for more information and instructions for how to submit an application Amelia Rising is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors elected annually from and by our Centre Members.

The monthly time commitment is approximately 10 hours per month and includes monthly board meetings, plus committee meetings and organizational support.  The Board of Directors meets on the third Tuesday each month at 6:30 PM, plus adhoc committee meetings.  The Board is currently meeting virtually.

We are looking for the following relevant skills, knowledge and perspectives: 

  • Lived Experience.
  • 2S-LGBTQIAA+, Indigenous, Black, Asian, Latinx and other racialized or marginalized communities
  • Finance and accounting.
  • Policy and legal.
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations.
  • Experience working with survivors of violence and/ or victims of human trafficking.

We welcome all applications, but preference will be given to the above noted skillsets. 

Amelia Rising is committed to increasing diversity of its staff and its Board of Directors.  We welcome applications from candidates who identify as BIPOC, 2S-LGBTQQIAA+, having disabilities, French speaking or other minorities.  Should you need accommodation in the recruitment process, please advise in your application how we can best accommodate you. 

If you think that your skills and values will be a fit for Amelia Rising, please submit this google form and email your resume and cover letter to the Board of Directors: 

Google Form: https://forms.gle/GBmbvM43LARczRq46

Email: [email protected]
Subject: Board of Directors Application

We thank you for your interest, but only successful candidates will be contacted for follow-up interviews.  Successful candidates will be required to provide at least 2 references.

Amelia Rising believes in the power of change and the valuable process of growth. Our organization has developed from a collective to adopting a formal modified policy-based model of governance. Amelia Rising is committed to having a stable organizational structure to support resilient adaptability and overall organizational excellence.

Centre Membership

Amelia Rising Sexual Violence Support Centre is a non-profit organization. We are governed by a Board of Directors. The members of the Board are elected by our Centre Members at our Annual General Meeting. If you are 18 or older and live in the Nipissing District, you are eligible to become a Centre Member.

Contact us if you have membership inquires or if you have suggestions for nominees to our Board of Directors.

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