Leadership

Announcing our 2022-2025 Strategic Plan!

2022-10-10T21:24:11+00:00

Announcing our 2022-2025 Strategic Plan! On Wednesday, May 11th, we were pleased to unveil our new 2022-2025 Strategic Plan at our Annual General Meeting. The plan has been developed on the underlying themes of strengthening, adapting and transforming our people, programs and the broader system in which we operate for a [...]

Announcing our 2022-2025 Strategic Plan!2022-10-10T21:24:11+00:00

Diane Jones Konihowski C.M. retires after eight years at Distress Centre

2022-10-10T20:14:59+00:00

Diane Jones Konihowski C.M. retires after eight years at Distress Centre Image: Diane at the ENMAX partnership announcement in 2013. Diane Jones Konihowski, Director of Fund Development and Communications, is retiring after eight and half years at Distress Centre. Diane joined DC in 2013, three days after the flood. For the last eight [...]

Diane Jones Konihowski C.M. retires after eight years at Distress Centre2022-10-10T20:14:59+00:00

Looking back on 2021 at Distress Centre

2022-10-11T22:26:51+00:00

Looking back on 2021 at Distress Centre 2021 was another challenging but exciting year for Distress Centre Calgary. Though we faced, and continue to contend with, the difficulties brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, we also experienced growth, transformation and were able to celebrate some substantial achievements. As we move forward into a [...]

Looking back on 2021 at Distress Centre2022-10-11T22:26:51+00:00

Meet our new CEO: Robyn Romano

2022-10-18T17:17:32+00:00

Meet our new CEO: Robyn Romano Meet our new CEO! Though there’s a good chance this face is already familiar to you, as Robyn Romano has already spent 12 years of her career at Distress Centre and served in a number of roles, before being appointed Chief Executive Officer on October 12th, 2021. Robyn [...]

Meet our new CEO: Robyn Romano2022-10-18T17:17:32+00:00

Robyn Romano announced as Chief Executive Officer for Distress Centre

2022-10-10T16:30:53+00:00

Robyn Romano announced as Chief Executive Officer for Distress Centre Distress Centre Calgary’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Robyn Romano as Chief Executive Officer. Over the past 12 years, Robyn has served in a number of roles at Distress Centre Calgary (DCC). From her start as a practicum [...]

Robyn Romano announced as Chief Executive Officer for Distress Centre2022-10-10T16:30:53+00:00

Q1 2021 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler

2022-10-10T20:38:31+00:00

Q1 2021 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler See this update as a video! Hello everyone, and welcome to spring! The days are getting longer, the grass is turning green, and the trees are budding. Spring is a time of renewal and new beginnings, and can give us new hope for the [...]

Q1 2021 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler2022-10-10T20:38:31+00:00

Announcement: Jerilyn Dressler is leaving Distress Centre

2022-10-10T20:40:35+00:00

Announcement: Jerilyn Dressler is leaving Distress Centre Image: Jerilyn Dressler with the Board of Directors in 2019. Together and on behalf of Distress Centre Calgary’s Board of Directors, we would like to announce that Jerilyn Dressler is leaving her role as Executive Director effective June 25 to pursue another leadership opportunity within the [...]

Announcement: Jerilyn Dressler is leaving Distress Centre2022-10-10T20:40:35+00:00

Distress Centre’s journey to accreditation with the American Association of Suicidology

2022-10-10T17:13:08+00:00

Distress Centre’s journey to accreditation with the American Association of Suicidology Distress Centre received accreditation from the American Association of Suicidology on February 3, 2021. Guest post by: Mike Velthuis Kroeze, Crisis Program Manager A quick Google search for the definition of accreditation suggests “the action or process of officially recognizing someone as having [...]

Distress Centre’s journey to accreditation with the American Association of Suicidology2022-10-10T17:13:08+00:00

Q4 2020 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler

2022-10-10T20:47:57+00:00

Q4 2020 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler See this update as a video! Hello everyone, and Happy New Year. I hope you had some time over the holidays to rest and recover from the challenges we faced in 2020. We will be faced with many more challenges in the months ahead. [...]

Q4 2020 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler2022-10-10T20:47:57+00:00

Q3 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler

2022-10-10T19:50:55+00:00

Q3 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler See this update as a video! Hello everyone! I hope you all had a lovely long weekend and that you were able to take some time to reflect on what you’re grateful for. I am grateful that we have officially surpassed the six month mark [...]

Q3 Update from our Executive Director, Jerilyn Dressler2022-10-10T19:50:55+00:00
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