Mary Moore is the Grant Coordinator for the Rural Mental Health Project. Born and raised in Treaty 1 Territory, Mary is now a grateful visitor and student of Treaty 6 Territory. The Teachings of Elders, community, family and the Land grounds her formal education, and informs her passion for strength-based approaches to community work. Mary is delighted to seize every opportunity to (re)connect with power of our spirit and the truth of our complex interdependence, as she suspects it is the path to co-creating a future rooted in integrity and purpose.
Project and Network Coordinator
Tim NeubauerProject and Network Coordinator
Tim is the Training Coordinator for the Rural Mental Health Project. He has spent over 28 years involved in community development work (asset-based), psycho-social capacity building in communities following natural and man made disasters and training development and facilitation for organizations across Alberta looking to create psychologically safer workplaces. Passionate about citizen-led community action he is a champion for social movements seeking change at a societal level.
Reach out to Tim to chat about:
Asset Based Community development
Mentally healthier workplaces
Disaster recovery and collective resilience
Psycho-social capacity building
Training creation and facilitation
Network and Partnerships Coordinator
Torri OdellNetwork and Partnerships Coordinator
Torri is the Project and Network Coordinator for the Rural Mental Health Project. Originating from the GTA and moving to Alberta in 2015, Torri has lived and worked in various parts of rural Alberta while gaining experience in front-line mental health care. Experiencing the uniqueness that rural Alberta has to offer has made Torri passionate about the Alberta landscape and people. Torri is passionate about the intersection of social policy and citizen-led community change, and she is a passionate advocate for systems change that supports real people and communities.
Mina is the Project and Training Coordinator for the Rural Mental Health Project. She is an advocate for mental health and wellness and believes that access to supports is vital to any community’s health and growth. Her practice is centered around a trauma informed care. She strives to support community capacity building. With over 8 years of experience serving the Edmonton Area, Mina is delighted to be able to work with rural communities in Alberta.
Jessica TurowskiProject Manager
Jessica Turowski is the Project Manager for the Rural Mental Health Project with the Canadian Mental Health Association, Alberta Division. She endeavors to enable better mental health for all through continual engagement and dialogue with local and provincial stakeholders. She is a champion of systems-thinking and social innovation. Her work focuses on embedding health promotion and community development principles, along with supporting collaboration processes and creating strategic opportunities to tackle the complexity of mental wellness. Jessica has a Master of Public Health in Health Promotion, a BA (Honours) in Psychology, and 10 years of provincial mental health project management.
Reach out to Jessica to chat about:
• Partnerships that leverage our collective efforts • Social innovation to shift systems • Collaborative leadership • Balancing theory and practice • Positive psychology • Art in practice and knowledge creation • Equity
Capacity Building Coordinator
Robyn WilsonCapacity Building Coordinator
Robyn is the Capacity Building Coordinator for the Rural Mental Health Project. She is passionate about building community capacity and systems change that positively impacts our mental health and wellbeing. With a degree in Social Work and a lifetime of lived experience, Robyn is an advocate for positive mental health and reducing the stigma around mental illness. She brings a commitment to strength-based and trauma-informed approaches, as well as supporting a culture of care in her work with communities.
Reach out to Robyn to chat about:
Capacity building and training
Research and Evaluation Coordinator
Luna YangResearch and Evaluation Coordinator
Luna is the Research and Evaluation Coordinator for the Rural Mental Health Project. They are an experienced researcher who has conducted multiple research projects examining the marketplace, labour, and race through an intersectional lens. Professionally, they have 6 years of experience working in academic and non-profit sectors. Luna is invested in community-wellbeing, grassroots approaches, and equitable practices. They hold a Master’s in Science, specializing in Marketing, and a BA in Sociology.
Our Location & Information
CMHA Alberta Division
Suite 370, 11150 Jasper Avenue Edmonton, AB T5K 0C7