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Amanda Donaher

Transition Facilitator
506-624-5523

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As Transition Facilitator, Amanda assists high school youth with an intellectual disability to make successful transitions from high school to adult life, and from school to work transitions.

Andrew Feetham

Andrew Feetham

Transition Facilitator, Saint John
506-658-2204

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As Transition Facilitator, Andrew assists high school youth with an intellectual disability make successful transitions from high school to adult life, primarily focusing on employment. He 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.

Deborah Thomas

Deborah Thomas

Self-Employment Coordinator
506-453-6674

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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.

Jennifer Kennedy

Jennifer Kennedy

Transition Facilitator
506-856-3270

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As Transition Facilitator, Jennifer assists high school youth with an intellectual disability to make successful transitions from high school to adult life, and from school to work transitions. Jennifer studied at the University of Winnipeg earning a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Psychology and History.  She is also a graduate of NBCC Moncton […]

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Jon Lister

Director of Labour Market Facilitation
506-453-4475

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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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Jordan Hovey

Transition Facilitator
506-466-7325

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As Transition Facilitator, Jordan assists high school students with an intellectual disability and/or autism spectrum condition make successful transitions from high school to adult life, primarily focusing on meaningful employment. He works with students, schools, and families to build a network of support to help ensure the successful transition of the students from school to work and/or […]

Laura Moore Simpson

Laura Moore-Simpson

Transition Facilitator
506-658-5322

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As Transition Facilitator, Laura assists high school youth with an intellectual disability make successful transitions from high school to adult life, primarily focusing on employment. He 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.

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Lynn Akmens

Manager of Employment and Training Initiatives
506-453-2186

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As Manager of Employment and Training Initiatives, Lynn is responsible for all Employment Programs within the association that support individuals with an intellectual disability in securing and maintaining meaningful employment.

Nathalie Sherwood

Natalie Sherwood

Transition Facilitator
506-444-2929

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As Transition Facilitator, Natalie assists high school youth with an intellectual disability to make successful transitions from high school to adult life, and from school to work transitions.

Sarah Walsh

Sarah Walsh

Employment Coordinator
506-624-2149

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As Employment Coordinator for Miramichi/Neguac, Sarah works to facilitate employment opportunities for job seekers with an intellectual disability. Sarah also works closely with employers in the community to create a rapport between them and the job seekers. Sarah graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario in 2013 with an Honors B.A. in Global Studies and […]

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Wendy Pinet

Transition Facilitator
506-547-2448

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As Transition Facilitator, Wendy assists high school youth with an intellectual disability to make successful transitions from high school to adult life, and from school to work transitions. She helps to bridge the gap and help to build a network of support for the students. As a registered Social Worker, Wendy has gained experience and knowledge […]


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