- Thursday, May 23, 2019 | 1:30-3:00 p.m. (CST)
Dr. Michelle Stewart is an Associate Professor and Director of the Community Research Unit at the University of Regina. She holds multiple appointments on research teams including being the Strategic Research Lead for Justice Interventions with Canada FASD Research Network as well as the Saskatchewan Population Health Research and Evaluation Unit. Michelle is an applied political anthropologist with research focused on cognitive disabilities, mental health, and racialized inequalities as they present in the criminal justice system.
Andrea Kotlar-Livingston is the Executive Director of the FASD Network of Saskatchewan. Her education includes a Bachelor of Social Work, Rehabilitation Worker Diploma, and Certificate in Harm Reduction. Andrea has worked in the community as an educational assistant, street outreach worker, and support worker. She has coordinated and managed other programs relating to families and supporting individuals with special needs such as cognitive, intellectual, and physical disabilities, as well as addictions. Andrea believes in “meeting people where they’re at” and providing support based on their needs, as directed by them.
Tanya Beauchamp is the Support Program Manager at the FASD Network of Saskatchewan. Tanya has a four-year bachelor’s degree with a major in sociology. Tanya has worked in the field of justice for over ten years. She is an experienced advocate and is passionate about human rights and Truth and Reconciliation in Canada.