Leadership Team

We’re passionate about what we do. After all, we’re helping women and their families lead better lives. Our leadership team provides the strategic vision for us to empower women on their journey toward creating lasting change in their lives.

Leadership Team

Dawn Himer – CEO
Marleen Gray – Program Director
Bethany Zelent –Communications Director & Addictions Counsellor
Kate Wyse – Registered Therapist
Natasha Varma – Registered Psychologist
Carine Kanangire – Facility Director
Megan Andersen – Office Administrator
Corrie Carrola – Transitions & Volunteer Coordinator


Adeara is a leader in addiction recovery, and our Board of Directors plays a vital role in our work. Our board facilities Adeara’s connection with communities and capacity to change the lives of women struggling with addiction, mental health concerns, trauma, and abuse.

Board Members

Mark Evans – Chairman
Charlene Dykstra – Vice Chair
Charles Evans – Finance Chair
Colleen Foley – Secretary


Jesse Jervis
Tiffany Linke-Boyko
Greg Assaly
Connie Spooner