Staff Directory


Executive Director

“The work we are doing today is a continuation of the work our grandmothers started.”

Justine Maloney


Employment/Economic Development Director

“It is this work that I am passionate about, walking together with our sisters to help them in discovering their potential, overcoming their challenges and achieving their dreams.”


Vanessa Peckford

Human Resources Manager

“To continue the legacy of our Ancestors and strengthen the voices of our women today.”



Legal Advisor

“A trusted Mi’kmaq Legal Advisor dedicated to supporting and the advising Indigenous non-profit organizations since 2004.”


Tripartite Liaison

“Perseverance of our women is in the knowledge that there is strength in unity and they possess the ability to stand alone.”


Lisa Carr

Director – Jane Paul Indigenous Resource Centre

“Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.” Roy T. Bennett



Financial Comptroller


Allison redmond

Administrative Assistant, JPC

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead



terri ann johnson

Interim MMIWG Prevention Worker, JPC





paula robinson

Crisis Navigator




Chantel Robinson

Interim FILU Coordinator



Hope Marshall

Child and Youth Care Worker, JPC



Leah Doucette

Cultural Activities Support Worker, JPC



Tiffany Lee

Director of Strategy

Cedar House

“Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.”
― Brené Brown


Kennedy Marshall

Housing Research and Development


Cedar House

“I raise up my voice—not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard.  … We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” – Malala Yousafzai


Denise Mcdonald

Executive Assistant




amanda sparling

Housing Support Worker JPC




Charmaine Denny

Sexualized Violence Prevention Coordinator




alisha julien-reid