Meet Team BeTheChangeYYC

Chaz Smith

President, CEO & Founder

Previously worked with Calgary Homeless Foundation, and Avenue 15 Youth Shelter, Chaz brings both his lived experience of homelessness and professional experience fueling the creation of this non profit.

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Matthew Dorie

Vice President

With over a decade in management experience. Matthew brings his careered professionalism along with over a decade of service industry experience into helping run this non profit.

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Tanya Clark

Treasurer & Secretary


With over 20 years of professional experience in project management Tanya is a problem solver. She brings her experiences to be a facilitator and cheerleader for BeTheChangeYYC.

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Jacelynn Plemel

Team Lead


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Lindsay Huard

Team Lead


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Hanna Woodward

Senior Team Lead


A registered social worker, Hanna brings her professionalism along with her years of experience working with vulnerable peoples to lead our team of team leads along with one of our four outreach shifts. Her experience adds value to our leadership team

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Kevin Carr

Team Lead


A graduate from Addictions and Community Services Worker, and Peer Support Worker. A SMART facilitator, and NA service member, Kevin brings his professional and peer experience to lead one of our four weekly street outreaches.

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