L.I.N.C.’s Board of Directors 2022
Kate Collins- Acting Board Chair and Treasurer
Kate has been working as an employment/vocational counsellor with employment barriered persons for the past 12 years. Her clients include offenders, youth at risk, women in crisis and those affected by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Effect (FAS/E). She holds the RRP Designation (Registered Rehabilitation Professional, PID (Provincial Instructor Diploma), ECTC (Employment Counselling Training Certificate), and is currently completing her final courses in the Bachelor of Education degree program. Kate has facilitated workshops and training seminars for groups and clients throughout Canada and western Washington.
Marjean Fichtenberg- Member at large
Marjean Fichtenberg is the mother of a murder victim. She is a past board member of Citizens United for Safety and Justice, the first victims’ advocate group in Canada. Marjean is also a member of the Canadian Association of Victim Advocates (CAVA) board. In 1996, she was instrumental in establishing a victims’ advisory committee to the Correctional Service of Canada, and the National Parole Board in the Pacific Region. For the past five years, she has served on the board of directors for the Ottawa-based Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime. She has given numerous presentations and workshops to various key players and groups in the criminal justice system.
Randie Scott-Board Secretary
Born and raised in Chilliwack, Randie worked for over 35 years for the Correctional Service of Canada in varying capacities at BC Penitentiary, Mountain Prison, Sumas Centre, Matsqui Institution, William Head Institution, the Regional Psychiatric Centre Regional Headquarters Pacific Region and National Headquarters in Ottawa. He was on special assignment in Kandahar, Afghanistan as the Deputy Director Correctional Operations from 2008-2009.
John Allore- Member at Large
John Allore has worked in victim advocacy since 2002. He maintains the website, Who Killed Theresa?, one of the first crime blogs on the internet which details the investigation into the unsolved murder of his sister, Theresa Allore. John was a founding board member for CAVA, the Canadian Association for Victim Assistance, and a founding member of AFPAD, Quebec’s Association des Familles de Personnes Assassinees ou Disparues. He has been invited to present at victim and justice conferences across North America. John is a graduate of Trinity College, the University of Toronto, and holds a Masters in Public Administration with a specialization in Justice Administration from North Carolina State University. He is the Assistant Budget Director for the City of Durham, North Carolina.
Gerry Ayotte-Member at Large
Gerry retired from full-time professional work in July 2008. He spent 36 years serving in social justice, clinical (retired Registered Clinical Counsellor) and criminal justice (Parole Board Canada and CSC) environments as a front-line worker, supervisor, counsellor, chaplain and administrator.
Judy Campbell- Member at Large
Judy worked 31 years in the federal public service for 3 different departments, (Health Canada, Employment & Immigration, and Correctional Service of Canada), most of the time with CSC. She worked at Matsqui, Mission, Ferndale, Kwi, and the Fraser Valley Institution for Women, finishing her career at Pacific Institution as Deputy Warden and then Warden. During her career she worked in 4 different Regional Administrator positions at RHQ (RA Personnel, RA Reintegration, RA Security, Director Communications & Executive Services) and participated in Regional and National committees and task forces. Coinciding with her public service career, Judy & her husband purchased a small farm, which over the last 31 years has been developed into Campbell’s Gold Honey Farm and Meadery, where she holds the position of Production Manager. This approximate 8 acre farm hosts an apiary, vineyard, orchard, country store, meadery and honey processing and production facility.
She holds a Diploma in Personnel Management, a Liberal Arts Diploma, BA (Psychology) and Master’s Degree in Leadership and Training. Since retiring Judy has completed a 2 year viticulture diploma, a 2 year Enology diploma, and Mead Making courses. In addition she is a Master Beekeeper and along with her husband is certified, by the B.C. Honey Producer’s Association, to teach Beginner Beekeeping, which they do on their farm and at Emma’s Acres. Judy is one of the Directors at the Fraser Valley Direct Farm Marketing Association and has participated at the B.C. Agriculture show as speaker and moderator. Her farm is active in Agri-tourism, which garnered the farm a 2019 nomination for a Chamber of Commerce Tourism award.