Dale Boyle started with the Safer Spaces program in its launch of 2015. Dale comes with a background in Business Administration, specializing in human resources, marketing, and leadership. Since 2010, Dale has been developing 2SLGBTQ+ inclusion through facilitating youth groups, running student associations, sitting on a board of directors, and now working full time working with organizations to increase their inclusion.
Jason Staats is a Indigiqueer person with a background in community work and healthcare. They have a passion along with lived experience for 2SLGBTQ+ empowerment, Indigenous movements, harm reduction and addiction support, and mental health care. They are happy to bring their skillset and experience to the table.
Whitney is a Certified Safer Spaces Workshop Facilitator and acts as an Independent Contractor for the Safer Spaces program. Whitney has been connected to the Gilbert Centre and delivering 2SLGBTQ+ inclusivity workshops since 2014, and officially delivering Safer Spaces workshops since 2018.
Safer Spaces Coordinator
Kathleen brings a background in social justice, community development, advocacy, and non-profit work. Previously worked with youth peer mentors to discuss gendered violence, 2S-LGBTQIA+ diversity and inclusion, and gender equity. Most recently worked as a Community Development Coordinator for a large multi-service non-profit organization. Kathleen is excited to work together in creating Safer Spaces in the Sudbury area.