Lorraine Whalley (New Brunswick)

Lorraine Whalley

Lorraine Whalley, RSW, has been a member of the Fredericton Sexual Assault Centre (FSAC) Collective since 1983 and on staff as Executive Director since 1984.  She received her Bachelor of Arts, Psychology in 1984 and her Bachelor of Social Work in 1994.  Lorraine has worked with hundreds of committed volunteers and staff to deliver prevention programs, group and individual counselling to survivors of sexual violence, and community development initiatives. Since 2005, one of the main initiatives Lorraine has directed is a provincial strategy to establish and enhance community-based sexual assault intervention and prevention services across New Brunswick. Lorraine sits on a variety of provincial committees such as the NB Domestic Violence Death Review Committee and the NB Working Group on Human Trafficking. As well, Lorraine represents FSAC as a partner agency on the national initiative, Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations. Lorraine is also the Community Coordinator of the Sexual Violence Research Team, a standing team of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre.