Alicia Lewis


I immigrated with my 3 children from Wollongong Australia (a city about 70km south of Sydney on the east coast) in 2016 and have lived in Edmonton since that time.  While I do miss the beaches and the ocean I love my Canadian home, especially those beautiful rocky mountains.  Our family has a gorgeous doggo named Bluey, he’s […]

Shawnté Balogh


Shawnté is a dedicated professional with a profound commitment to the mission of Next Chapter. Eager to contribute to a team that prioritizes fostering healthy foundations for families during separation and divorce, she brings a wealth of personal experience and a keen awareness of the existing gaps in resources. Having successfully navigated her own divorce […]

Jennifer Bhardwaj

Acting President

Jennifer is a new addition to Next Chapter Society in 2022.  She is passionate about the mission of Next Chapter and is excited to be part of the team working to grow the visibility of the organization and it’s programs.  Having navigated divorce with small children, she recognizes the gap in resources available to parents […]

Angela Klassen


Angela is originally from Manitoba, but after more than 40 years of living in Alberta, she now considers herself an Albertan.  After attending the University of Alberta and graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, she began her career in Human Resources.  Following 23 years in the private sector, she started working in the public […]

Victor Dorian


After a 25-year career as a scientist, Victor joined Next Chapter Society in 2002 as a volunteer. Having gone through a divorce himself and a co-parent to two sons in elementary school, Victor found the goals and mission of the organization to be close to his heart, most especially the value of peer support for […]

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