Katie Almond

Katie Almond

Katie Almond was employed in the criminal justice system for 37 years, 33 of which were as a Probation and Parole Officer with the Ministry of the Solicitor General. For 20 years, she worked with a client population marked by poverty, homelessness, mental illness, physical and developmental disabilities, and polysubstance use. On four occasions, she was seconded to corporate branches, working on projects in Programme Development; Employee Wellness; Oversight and Accountability; and Community Reintegration.

Ms. Almond has been involved in the development of extensive community networks and collaborative initiatives. She was the Co-Chair of both the Downtown Toronto, and Provincial Human Services and Justice Co-ordinating Committees. In addition, she is a member of the Board of Sound Times Support Services; CMHA Toronto; the CAMH Constituency Council; and a number of research projects examining the impact of COVID-19 on correctional clients.

Ms. Almond possesses a Bachelor’s degree in psychology (Honours) and a Master’s Degree in Education.

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