Jenn Krogfoss (she/they),

Support Coordinator

Jenn is a queer white settler living on the unsurrendered lək̓ʷəŋən and WSÁNEĆ territories. Her professional background includes working and volunteering for nearly a decade in the social services and counselling fields. Jenn began their professional journey working with survivors of intimate-partner violence and then moved towards mental health and youth work. She became a youth and family counsellor within the school system when she moved to Victoria in 2018. Jenn holds a BA in psychology, a social services diploma, and has completed many additional training workshops in the counselling field through professional development opportunities. Excited to start their new journey in 2021 as the Support Coordinator for AVP, Jenn looks forward to bringing helpful, engaging, and impactful support services to survivors through prioritizing their lived experiences and needs for healing and support. When not working, you can find Jenn out on her paddleboard, spending time with friends, reading, painting in her living room, or walking along the many beautiful shorelines.

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Elaine Balogun (she/her),

Community Coordinator

Education Coordinator

This position is currently vacant.

Winnie Weston (they/them),

Outreach Coordinator

Winnie is a British Arab first-generation settler living on unsurrendered lək̓ʷəŋən and WSÁNEĆ territories. They are very passionate about harm reduction and community engagement. Winnie has formal education in Criminal Psychology & Behaviour and Palaeobiology. They are so honoured and excited to join Anti-Violence Project as the Outreach Coordinator. Outside of work they love hanging out with their dog (and bestfriend) Milo, taking photos, and going for (very cold) ocean swims. 🌻🌊

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Anna-Elaine Rempel (she/her),

Volunteer Organizer

Anna-Elaine is a cis, queer, able-bodied, white settler of mixed European ancestry currently living and working on unsurrendered W̱SÁNEĆ and lək̓ʷəŋən (Lekwungen) territories. She was born on the unsurrendered territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), and the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) nations, and was raised on the unsurrendered territories of the Syilx Okanagan peoples. She has been involved in student advocacy since 2017 at the Capilano Students’ Union and Alliance of BC Students, through which she discovered her passion for sexualized violence prevention, building accessible education systems, and furthering gender equity.  She graduated from Capilano University with her Associate of Arts Degree in Global Stewardship in 2019 and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Political Science at UVic. Anna-Elaine is incredibly excited to be joining AVP as the new Volunteer Organizer and looks forward to working collaboratively with the AVP team to build cultures of consent through education and community development. In her free time, she loves spending time in nature, listening to podcasts, painting, and taking care of her many house plants.

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Alyssa Jackson (she/they),

Work Study Student

Alyssa is a non-binary and queer settler of European descent from Washington State who grew up on the land of the Nisqually, Cowlitz, and Squaxin peoples. For five years, they have been living on the the unceded and unsurrendered territory of the W̱SÁNEĆ and lək̓ʷəŋən peoples while working towards a Bachelor of Arts in political science and writing. In their studies, Alyssa focuses on finding out how compassion and a love-ethic disrupts and dismantles colonial structures of power. They are grateful to work at AVP, it is a special space for change and imagination. Alyssa enjoys petting cats, laughing with friends, and making art!