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PeerWorks Staff

Allyson Theodorou

Interim Managing Director

Allyson began working for PeerWorks back in 1993 in its earlier incarnation as the former CSDI. Originally tasked as an administrative assistant, she has taken on other responsibilities including office finances, conference organizer and, working with graduates of the PeerWorks Peer Support Core Essentials Program while they complete their internships. She is certified with Peer Support Canada, and is qualified to deliver PeerWorks Peer Support Core EssentialsTM Program training. Allyson lives with her husband, two teenaged boys and their dog Scout who they adopted from a rescue organization. In her spare time, Allyson enjoys spending time with family and friends, trying new vegan recipes and exploring a healthy lifestyle.

Kiki Chang

Education Coordinator

In her role, Kiki oversees the PeerWorks Peer Support Core Essentials Program training. She joins PeerWorks with several years of experience with learning and teaching in higher education, with an interest in universal design for learning and quality improvement in curriculum delivery. She is currently completing a PhD in Health Policy and Equity at York University. Kiki also has experience with frontline mental health services, working as a certified music therapist (MTA) for over 12 years. In her free time, Kiki enjoys exercising, particularly walking outside on a bright sunny day.