Safe and Caring’s Board of Directors includes representation from the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary, the Alberta Teachers’ Association, the Alberta School Boards Association, the College of Alberta School Superintendents and other community organizations and individuals committed to the children and youth of Alberta.

Our Board and Advisors have diverse skills and expertise and share a deep commitment to achieving safe, caring, healthy and inclusive environments for all children and youth.

Board Members

    Leslie MacEachern
    – Executive Director

    Leslie brings to Safe and Caring extensive experience in executive leadership roles in the not-for-profit, government, and private sectors. Her expertise includes: relationship building, organizational leadership, business planning, operations management, program development and evaluation, policy development, board development, public relations, and fund development.

      Barry Davidson
      – Board President

      Barry Davidson has served as a Director and Vice President with Safe and Caring for more than seven years and now has stepped into the role as Board President. He brings his passion for community, education and youth to the organization along with more than 3 decades of experience in the not for profit realm. He is currently the Senior Advisor/Strategist for the Canadian Crime Prevention Centre and a communications strategist for several firms and organizations.

      Nichol Turner
      – Member At Large

      Nichol owns an event planning company based out of Calgary, Alberta. She has an extensive background in event and marketing coordination for community and fundraising events. Her input is fundamental to our organization in advising our large scale events and marketing.  

      John Jagersma
      – Member At Large

      Charlene Bearhead
      – Member At Large

      Patricia Irvine
      – Member At Large

      Robert Mazzotta
      – Member At Large

      John Blevins
      – Member At Large

      Amber Hester
      – Member At Large

      Brian Andrais
      – Member At Large

      Shelley Magnuson
      – Member At Large

      Sharon Vogrinetz
      – Member At Large