Chrysalis Society

Board of Directors

Our Voluntary Board of Directors is comprised  of dedicated individuals who have made a commitment to lend their skills, energy & passion for social change to empowering women's healing & recovery from addiction & violence. Board roles include: Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, Secretary & Directors.  Directors may also form committees as means to achieving specific goals.

"We don't have to participate in grand, heroic actions to participate in the process of change... small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can change the world." ~ Howard Zinn 


Our current Board Members are:

Alexa Norton - Board Chair

Arielle Berze - Vice Chair

David Dunn - Treasurer

Chya Mogerman - Secretary

Peter Kafka - Director

Mary Marlow - Director

Megan Jensen - Director


We are currently seeking passionate, energetic, individuals to join our Board of Directors & actively contribute to positive change for Chrysalis & women healing from addiction, violence & poverty!

Minimal requirements are:
  • a willingness to be proactive & constructive within Board processes & as a community representative of our Society & Mission
  • a willingness to promote, network & raise funds & in-kind supports for Chrysalis via community & online social media
  • a one-year commitment to attendance at Board meetings at our Head Office (every second month) & up to 8 additional hours per month of community networking, fundraising or other work related to Board governance and/or business

Assets are:

  • an understanding of and/or passion for grassroots action as a vehicle for social change
  • an understanding of our Society's goal to, with a feminist approach, create an operational culture that balances social community & business practice
  • an understanding of gender-specific stigmas associated with addiction, violence, poverty & exploitation, and how they relate to the systemic barriers faced by women
  • an understanding and/or working knowledge of the world of non-profits & women's resources

Your skills, knowledge & experience in any of these areas are an asset to our Board:

  • your own and/or a loved one's recovery from addiction
  • non-profit social/addiction services for women
  • licensed, residential supportive-recovery services for women
  • organizational and community networking
  • volunteer recruitment and coordination
  • community event planning & organization
  • community- and/or corporate-level fundraising
  • non-profit/business law
  • accounting & finances
  •  marketing, media and public relations
  • non-profit organization & administration
  • grant & proposal preparation/submission
  • committee work

 * Chrysalis Alumnae, individuals in recovery, and those personally impacted by addiction, violence, poverty, and/or other related forms of stigmatized marginalization are encouraged to apply.*

   Contact us to get involved & join today!


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    Family Supports
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    Holistic Health Resources:

    Life-Coach/Anger Mgt:

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