Nominees to the AFCC
Alberta Chapter Board

Nominated for a three year term, 2022 - 2025

In accordance with the AFCC Alberta Chapter's Bylaws,

the AFCC Alberta Chapter is calling for nominations to the

Board of Directors from the AFCC Alberta Chapter members at large. 

AFCC Board Nominations

2022-2025 Term

Every year the Past President is tasked with seeking out willing candidates to fill upcoming vacancies on the Board and presenting a proposed slate at the January Board meeting, as per our Chapter by-laws.  Our current Past President, Lorri Yasenik, looked at the needs of the Board, including diversity, professional and geographical representation, and has put forward the following three candidates. 

 

This year we can fill up to 4 positions.  Further nominations from our membership can be sent on or before February 11, 2022 to acffalberta@gmail.comPlease include a photo, CV, short bio and consent of the nominee.  An election will be held via electronic ballot should the Chapter have more than 4 candidates.  

If you feel there is a strong candidate within our membership please submit the following application to the AFCC Alberta Chapter Administrator. Note that the Nominee must consent to nomination. 

Nominations will be accepted from the members at large until February 11, 2022.

Nominees 

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Tracy Brown

Lawyer

Tracy joined the Board in 2019 and has agreed to stand for re-election for a second term.  Tracy has been instrumental in establishing the AFCC Alberta ad hoc Committee on Parenting Coordination tasked with coordinating a Provincial Working Group with the overarching goal of advancing the practice of Parenting Coordination (PC) in Alberta. 

 

Tracy is a passionate advocate for reasonable “do no harm” resolutions to Family disputes.  She is a trained Mediator, Parenting Coordinator, and a registered Collaborative Lawyer with considerable experience working with high-conflict families.  She represents both children and parents in and out of Court. As the founder and managing lawyer for Brown Law Group, a Family Law firm in Edmonton, Tracy mentors young lawyers and students.

 

In addition to her contributions to the AFCC Board, Tracy is on the Executive of the CBA Family Law Section (North) and the CBA Small Solo & General Practice Section (North), she is a member of the Women’s Legal Forum of the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association and the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Family Law Consulting Committee, and she volunteers with the Edmonton Community Legal Centre. Tracy obtained a B.A.Hons (1994) from the University of Toronto in International Development Studies and spent some 20 years before Law working on international human rights and post-war development in the Americas and Africa.  She obtained a Juris Doctor Law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School (2009), and was called to the Ontario and Alberta Bar in 2010. 

(780) 540-5160

Dr. Terry Singh

Registered Psychologist, Ph.D.

Dr. Terry Singh is a Registered Psychologist. He holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with post-graduate specialization in Child and Family Forensics, and has had more than a decade of clinical experience in Canada and the USA. He has served as a Professor at the university level, is an internationally-recognized researcher, and has been the recipient of several national and provincial awards over the course of his career. 


At this time, Dr. Singh’s primary work involves assisting Court-involved individuals, couples, and families of divorce and separation during and after the transition via evaluation (Practice Note 7 and Practice Note 8), treatment, mediation, parenting coordination, and arbitration. He has been qualified as an expert witness and provided testimony in both the Provincial Court and the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta. His areas of special interest include child custody evaluation, consideration of cultural factors in assessment and treatment, and the treatment of severe and persistent psychopathology.   

(403) 754-6468

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Evelyn Wotherspoon

Registered Clinical Social Worker

Ms. Wotherspoon is a registered clinical social worker and a member of the Zero To Three Fellowship Academy who has been serving high risk children and families in Alberta since 1980. For the last decade she has been providing child mental health assessments and consultations to families throughout Alberta, British Columbia and the Yukon in her private practice. She is well-known to the Calgary judiciary as an expert witness in child mental health and child development. Evelyn has authored papers on the needs of vulnerable infants and toddlers for a variety of publications and has given presentations on socially vulnerable infants and toddlers to audiences throughout the US and Canada.

 

She has 35 years of experience working with high risk children and families in mental health, child development and child protection settings. Evelyn is the recipient of the Frameworks Institute Lochner Award for knowledge dissemination, and the Alberta Health People First Award for collaborative service excellence. She is active with the Alberta College of Social Workers as a complaints investigator and as a member of the Discipline Committee. She is a clinical supervisor currently mentoring two clinical social workers in their provisional year of practice.  

(403) 202-7440

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AFCC Alberta Chapter Member

An AFCC Alberta Chapter Member may nominate another AFCC Alberta Chapter Member

In accordance with the Chapter's Bylaws, the AFCC Alberta Chapter is calling for nominations to the Board of Directors from the AFCC Alberta Chapter members at large. 

If you feel there is a strong candidate within our membership please submit the nominees photo, CV, short bio, as well as the consent of the nominee to the AFCC Alberta Chapter Administrator at afccalberta@gmail.com. Note that the Nominee must consent to nomination. 

Nominations will be accepted from the members at large until February 11, 2022.

587-437-0373

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