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Alecia Thomas

Director of Human Resources


As the Director of Human Resources, Alecia is responsible for the management and overall accountability related to the human resources of NBACL. Alecia provides support to the various human resource functions which include recruitment, retention, staffing, training and development, performance evaluation, employment equity, human resource planning and personnel policies of the NBACL organization.


Alicia Wilson

Transition Facilitator


As Transition Facilitator, Alicia assists high school youth with an intellectual disability make successful transitions from high school to adult life, primarily focusing on employment. She works with students, the school, and parents to build a network of support to help ensure the successful transition of students from school to work and/or post-secondary education. Alicia brings […]

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Carolann Edwards

Manager of Family Support

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Carolann is responsible for managing NBACL’s Provincial Family Support Program, which includes leading a team of three Family Support facilitators. She also manages projects and initiatives related to the Family Support program, including several provincial and national projects.

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Cate Brander

Office Manager


As NBACL Office Manager, Cate works from our main office in Fredericton. She is responsible for providing administrative support to the Transition team (including Mentoring Facilitator & Employment Coordinator), Early Learning Inclusion Team, Inclusive Education staff and Communications. She is the friendly voice you hear on the phone when you call our main lines.

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Danny Soucy

Executive Director


As the Director of Programs Danny is responsible for the development, management, and evaluation of programs and initiatives related to supporting children and adults with an intellectual disability and their families. Danny will works to develop and implement strategic direction, operational goals and objectives for all programs as well as program evaluation frameworks to assess strengths and improvements needed for program delivery. He also contributes to the development and implementation of progressive public policy supporting the inclusion of children and adults with an intellectual disability and their families in community.


Dawn Jordan

Program accounting support


Dawn is responsible for providing financial and administrative support to enable NBACL to function most effectively. She also provides administrative support to the Social Inclusion team, Independent Facilitation team and Family Support team.

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Deborah Thomas

Self-Employment Coordinator


Deborah is responsible for an innovative project aimed at recruiting and providing supports to individuals with intellectual disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who are exploring or developing self-employment.

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Elizabeth Kearns

Development Coordinator


Elizabeth is responsible for helping to raise awareness about the work of NBACL through our Changing Lives, Changing Communities information hours and events. As an NBACL ChangeMaker, Elizabeth has been a long time supporter of the Community Living movement. Elizabeth graduated from St. Thomas University with an Arts degree (Honours in Spanish, Minor in French) […]

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Erin Wilson

Project Manager

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Erin is responsible for managing NBACL’s Social Inclusion Program across the province of NB. She supports and guides a team of 5 facilitators who partner with the Dept. of Social Development, community-based organizations, and other stakeholders to develop individualized support plans for persons with a disability in order to enhance their independence and life in their community.

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Jason Carr

Director of Strategic Initiatives


Jason began working for NBACL in 2005. As Director of Strategic Initiatives, he works to identify initiatives that will allow NBACL to become better known to the community and that will help build unrestricted operating dollars for the future growth and sustainability of the organization.


Jon Lister

Director of Labour Market Facilitation

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Through his role, Jon works to build employer support for hiring and supporting people with an intellectual disability. He joined the NBACL team in May 2010.

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Kaitlin Gamble

Family Support Facilitator, Fredericton

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As a Family Support Facilitator, Kaitlin Gamble assists families and individuals in navigating complex social systems by providing support and advocacy on an individualized basis. Additionally, Kaitlin organizes events for both the Families United Network (FUN) and the Seniors United Network (SUN), providing families with supportive environments to connect, have fun, and provide mutual support […]

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