Board of Directors

Rohadi Nagassar – President

Rohadi has served with ACT Alberta since 2010, eight of those years as a board member including roles as Treasurer and President. He is focussed on building ACT Alberta’s mandate as a leading anti-human trafficking organization in the province and country. He holds degrees from the University of Calgary and Ambrose Seminary.

Andrea Burkhart –  Secretary

Andrea Burkhart is a seasoned non-profit leader with 15 years experience in program and organizational development, leading intersectoral collaborations, and engaging stakeholders toward systems change. She has an undergraduate degree in Anthropology and is nearing the completion of a Master of Public Health degree.

Matt Baden

Matt is a seasoned non-profit professional with over ten years of experience working with various organizations across Alberta. Having recently completed is Master’s of Public Administration in Singapore, he now is working in clean energy policy and disaster risk reduction.

Meaghan Bell

Meaghan holds a Masters Degree from the University of Calgary and has worked in the field of human services for the last nine years. Meaghan’s work has largely focused on research, policy, and evaluation in the areas of homelessness and affordable housing, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, family violence, and social determinants of health. Her professional experience includes leadership positions with the Calgary Homeless Foundation, the University of Calgary’s Hotchkiss Brain Institute, and Calgary Housing; as well as past Board experience.

Cory Kerr

Cory is a 16 year member of the Edmonton Police Service, where he currently holds the rank of Sergeant.  He has previous experience in the Edmonton Police Service’s Human Trafficking and Exploitation Unit, dealing with investigations surrounding those who would exploit the vulnerable, while also focusing on victim response.  In addition to ACT Alberta, Cory has volunteered his time to organizations such as CNIB, the MS Society of Canada, the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Canadian Cancer Society.

Stacy Lee Lockerbie

Stacy is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Calgary. Stacy earned a PhD in Anthropology at McMaster University in 2014. Her interest in working on community-based and applied health research with vulnerable populations is what brought her to serve on the ACT Alberta Board of Directors. Outside of work, Stacy loves to ride bikes and rock climb.