Prevention Director, Elicia Loiselle
Elicia has 15 years of experience facilitating inclusive youth engagement, youth education, and youth-led social action initiatives, and ten years of experience leading violence prevention initiatives. Elicia holds an MA in Child and Youth Care, a BA in Gender Studies, and has extensive training and experience in implementing youth participatory pedagogies and youth participatory action research.
Prevention Coordinator, Sarah Graham
Sarah has extensive experience working with youth, doing community organizing, and facilitating gender-based violence prevention education and community action. She was the Coordinator of the Victoria Youth Council, works as a youth worker and community engagement facilitator at Quadra Village Community Centre, is a volunteer with the anti-violence project, and is a lead coordinator with the May I? project that seeks to address gender-based violence and promote consent culture for workers in the service industry.
Education Coordinator, Niko Mumford
Niko has more than six years of experience with facilitating youth-led social action, community organizing and gender-based violence prevention education. Their long term involvement in Project Respect began when they became a member of the Rhizome Youth Social Action Team in 2013, and since then, they have contributed to Project Respect projects such as Hollaback!, Top Left, Building Bridges to Justice, The Talk, and Rooted in Respect. Niko has worked as an Prevention Educator with the Project Respect team since Spring 2017. They are also a volunteer with the anti-violence project.
Research Manager, Annaléa Sordi
Annalea has over 10 years of experience in program evaluation and youth participatory action research design, implementation and dissemination through her work at community-based research organizations in Alberta and BC, as well as trauma-informed practice working with youth and adults living with mental health issues and disabilities.
Auxiliary Prevention Educators
- Jonathan French
- Draco Recalma
- Quin Djurickovic
- Letitia Annamalai
- Meghan McCann
- Niloo Farahzadeh
Past Team Members
Project Respect has continually evolved and deepened its commitment to ending sexualized violence because of the contributions of previous team members: Scott Carlson, Tracey Proverbs, Alex Filippelli, Dean Mang-Wooley, quetzo herejk, Nishad Khanna, Yuka Kurokawa, Jenn Spilsted, Vince Terstappen, Whitney Archer, Tyler Mordan, Gordon O’connor, David Boffa, Billy Yu, Soumya Natarajan, Annie Banks, Paulina Hakkarainen, Susanna Guardado, Tuval Dinner, Jenny Matthews, Romina Miranda, Heidi Exner, Hannah Mang-Wooley, Alyx MacAdams, Anna McClean, Isaac Rosenberg, Kim Smith, Tanille Geib, Astri Jack, Elodie Button and many others!
Thank you to our past and present Project Respect team of educators and volunteers for their time, skills, and commitment to preventing sexualized violence!