(506) 642-9033 | 133 Prince Edward Street, Saint John

Meet the Staff


Sharon Amirault

Executive Director







Angie Power

Engagement Coordinator

Angie Power works as a facilitator and mentor for the Working 4 Change: Learn & Go program and joined the team in March 2018.  She has always had a passion for community involvement and advocating for social change. Angie’s education and work experience have been primarily focused on supporting others with personal, social and educational development and growth. Volunteering in the community is something she values and wants to pass this dedication along to her children.  She is a fitness enthusiast, ocean lover, and proud chocolate connoisseur.

Email: angie@sjwen.net

Phone: 654-7201



Tara Parlee

Engagement Coordinator

Tara Parlee joined the Women’s Empowerment Network team in June 2018 and has been facilitating our Working 4 Change programs. She is a strong believer in inclusive communities and truly enjoys forming meaningful relationships with different people and organizations throughout the community. Tara has an abundance of experience in working to help people create positive change in their lives and is currently working towards obtaining a degree in Arts and Community Studies from Cape Breton University. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her family, enjoys trail running, and runs the occasional marathon!

Email: tara@sjwen.net

Phone: 654-7163


Brooke Cheeks

Program Facilitator

Brooke is a graduate from Mount Allison University and has always had a passion for being deeply involved in her community. She is the lead on our Tackling Childcare Barriers research project, as well as the facilitator for the POWER UP! program. She cares immensely about the many issues women face and is committed to working with women to help them connect with themselves and others, realize their own potential, and to take their next step in life. While not at work, you can most often find Brooke rollerblading along Harbour Passage, talking someone’s ear off about cool math concepts, or playing frisbee!

Email: brooke@sjwen.net

Phone: 642-9033