Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee is a group of industry experts who help make sure the Social Work programs are as current as possible. The members' expertise ensures you receive an excellent education and are well prepared to enter the workforce.

The Social Work Advisory Committee helps Mount Royal University ensure that its programs and courses meet the needs of its students and of the community it serves. The committee brings a wealth of community contacts, resources, insights and energy into the program.

Social Work Advisory Committee




Carmen Esch

Associate Director (Aboriginal Services) Regional Leadership Team

Alberta Government, Children’s Services Calgary

Danielle Aalen

Alumni Rep

Social Work Diploma, Mount Royal University                                                                 

Denise Mitchell

Program Manager

Stoney Health Services

Erin McFarlane

Community and Organizational Development Coordinator

CommunityWise Resource Centre

Jocelyn Carter

Family Wellness Partner


Kelly Provost

Executive Director

Piikani Child and Family Services

Lana Bentley

Director, Program Operations

YW Calgary

Lissy Snowden

Therapeutic Access Coach

Trellis Family Services

Randy Thornhill

Manager of Program Performance and Evaluation

YW Calgary

Roseline Carter

Director of Programs

Centre for Sexuality

Sally Acquah

Mental Health Therapist

OSAC Services

Taylor Whitehouse


Social Work Diploma, Mount Royal University


Peter Choate, Program Coordinator, Social Work Diploma

Yasmin Dean, Chair, Department of Child Studies and Social Work

Maggie Quance, Associate Dean, Scholarship, Research and Community Engagement, Faculty of Health, Community and Education

Stephen Price, Dean, Faculty of Health, Community and Education