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Advocacy Committee

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Chelsey Peat

Chelsey was born with a rare neurological condition called Sturge Weber Syndrome. Growing up with the condition brought many challenges like extreme surgeries, to living in the hospital as a young child. She didn’t...

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Donna Jackson

Donna Jackson is a paediatric speech-language pathologist with the Saskatchewan Health Authority. She holds a Master of Science degree from Minot State University in North Dakota. Donna has been the team leader for a...

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Jeffrey Toy

Jeffrey Toy is a medical student at the University of British Columbia Vancouver Campus. His interest in working with and for populations with facial differences stem from childhood experiences of severe acne and experiencing...

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Mahdis Maleki

Mahdis is dentist from Halifax. She graduated from Dalhousie University in 2019 and went on to pursue training in children’s dentistry at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto. She became familiar with...

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Morgan Lakusta

Morgan Lakusta, a Committee Member since 2018, graduated from the University of Lethbridge with a Bachelor of Arts and Science in Anthropology and Psychology. Now working for a Calgary non-for-profit in the Family Resource...

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Tiffany Lewis

As the mother of a child with a facial difference (cleft) looking for support 13 years ago, Tiffany came across AboutFace and not only found support but a home base full of wonderful people....

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Tyler Neal

Tyler was born with a Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate. Tyler’s first experience with AboutFace took place when he was 13 with Camp Trailblazers. Tyler continued to attend Camp Trailblazers until he aged out...