Kristy Anne Townshend, Vice-President
Kat is a certified teacher, with a Master's of Linguistics at Western University, and Master's of Structural Social Work at Carleton University. Through extensive volunteer work, Kat advocates for strength-based approaches to mental health, such as mentorship and peer support. The most important value in her personal and professional life is facilitating and sustaining respectful relationships. She also values equality, and strives to be an active ally for social justice and reconciliation.