Born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie, Allyson has been an active volunteer since a young age. This passion for community well-being has led to a diverse career with experience in many helping professions, including Entrepreneur, Registered Practical Nurse, Professor, Community Organizer, Artist, and Financial Empowerment Coach.
Whether it is through one-on-one support or group facilitation, Allyson is able to respectfully connect with people from different walks of life, working towards client-focused solutions to complex problems to make lives better.
A seasoned world traveler, Allyson has spent a number of years living in Japan and considerable time living in both Toronto and Montreal. Allyson is known for being a positive team member with a keen sense of social justice and concern for an equitable community. Allyson is a proud parent and foster parent who deeply values family and access to healthy outcomes for all members of our community.
As previous Chair of the Family Services Committee, Allyson is pleased to join the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie & Area to further its mission to bring our community together to help families build strength, stability, and self-reliance through affordable homeownership.