sandra mckellar (she/her)
Sandra McKellar is the Executive Director of Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault and Crisis Prevention Centre. Over the past thirty years, she has gained experience as an employee and volunteer in the non-profit sector. Sandra uses her positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage others to work hard and succeed and her belief that one individual can make a difference to remain engaged in issues of interest to her – primarily those involving women and children.
Her experiences include that of Executive Director for the Gander Status of Women Council, Chairperson for the Gander Military Family Resource Centre and member of the Gander Community Advisory Committee. Prior to the move to Newfoundland and Labrador, she was employed as a psychoeducational consultant for a rural/urban Board of Education. Other experiences include that of President of the Ontario Council for Children with Behavioural Difficulties and Board member of the Status of Women Council for the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Union. Sandra remained engaged in the non-profit sector.
As a parent and spouse, Sandra is inspired by her family. She claims that each and every grey hair can be attributed to one of her children while her husband does his best to keep her sane. She is a people watcher and enjoys the quiet joys of life such as reading and listening to music.