Supporting Mental Health in Greater Moncton

Our Team

Under the guidance of the Board of Directors, ARA, as a not-for-profit organisation, has continued to grow and now has over 35 full-time members of staff and over 10 on a part-time and casual basis.

Tasha Laroche

Executive Director
Tasha joined A.R.A. in April of 2021 with over 19 years o fexperience leading multi disciplinary teams in the delivery of bilingual programs, services and projects in the Federal Public Service. She has a proven track record delivering strategic plans and departmental priorities; managing multi-million-dollar projects, programs and budgets; innovating and improving programs, processes and services for clients and stakeholders; providing strategic advice to senior officials; and establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with clients, partners and colleagues

Luc Bellefleur

Community Resource Manager
Luc has been with the company since 2001. He initially began as a relief staff, then moved on to a permanent part-time position, followed by full-time rotation. Following this, he became Interim 4-12 Supervisor then held the position of House Coordinator at Cameron, Halls and First from 2007 to 2018. As of June 2018, Luc was successful for the role of Community Resource Manager. Luc has recently graduated and obtained his Certificate in Human Resources Management through UNB Extended Learning in December 2018. Congratulations Luc!

Trudy Jones

Office Administrator
Trudy joined our team in September of 2021 and is a NBCC honors graduate of Administrative Professional: Health Services. Born and raised in Clarendon, Jamaica, Trudy took a leap of faith, migrating to Moncton, NB, in 2017. Trudy has been a teacher’s assistant, tutored English virtually to Asian Students and has served as Treasurer and VP for the Canaan Heights Police Youth Club in Jamaica. Trudy also has experience as a personal care aide at a nursing home in New Brunswick. She believes that through hard work and dedication nothing is impossible to achieve, living by the motto: “If it is to be, it is up to me”. She is passionate about professionalism in administration, cultural inclusion, and equal access to healthcare and necessities for all.

Tina Davidson

Marketing & Funding Specialist
Tina has joined us with 29+ years of graphic design background with local ad agencies, Times & Transcript and freelancing. She also has 10+ years helping with marketing and fundraising for AquaSouls Synchro Club in our very own community. She holds a diploma in Communications Arts-Graphics from NBCC and a diploma in Web Design from Center For Distance Education. Being a lifetime member with Shaw Academy, she has completed several courses including: Photography, Web Design and Social Media Marketing. Being very passionate about learning and with a can do attitude, Tina looks forward to bringing awareness and funding to ARA to carry out their mission and vision.

Susan McLure

Accounting Officer
Susan holds a contract position of Accounting Officer and is responsible for all financial aspects of the company.

Nancy MacKinnon

Residential Coordinator: Transition
Nancy began with the company in July 1995 as a relief staff and has continued to progress within the organization, through the 4-12 Supervisor role and then on to Residential Coordinator since January 2002.

Abbie Fraser

Residential Coordinator: Church
Abbie has been with the company since August 2016. She initially began as a relief staff, then moved on to full-time rotation in November 2016. As of September 2018, Abbie became the new permanent Residential Coordinator at First. Today, she is overseeing our Church Street residence.

Jay Poirier

Residential Coordinator: Amirault
Jay began with the company in 1999 as relief staff and then held the position of 12-8 Supervisor at Transition House before moving to Church Street as 4-12 Supervisor. He became our Residential Coordinator of Church Street in 2008. Today, he is the Residential Coordinator at our newest and largest 24-care Home, Amirault that houses 18 of our residents.

Alysha Clements

Residential Coordinator: Amirault
Alysha has been with the company since July 2016. She initially began as a relief staff, then moved on to full-time rotation in April 2017. On August 2018, Alysha became the new permanent Residential Coordinator at Cameron. Today, she is a residential coordinator at Amirault Street.

Marc Babin

Residential Coordinator: Crisis Intervention Centre
Marc began at the Crisis Intervention Centre on October 17, 1990 as a relief staff and has continued to progress within the centre. Marc has been in the position of Residential Coordinator since April 2010.