As Director of Human Resources, Alyssa leads strategic human resources initiatives related to recruitment, retention, payroll, benefits, employee relations and other human resources functions of DeafBlind Ontario Services. DeafBlind Ontario Services is a not-for-profit organization that helps individuals who are deafblind to increase their independence and improve their quality of life through specialized services. Alyssa has been with DeafBlind Ontario Services since 2013. Prior to this, Alyssa worked in the HR field in the public relations and financial industries.
Alyssa holds a post graduate certificate in Human Resources Management from Seneca College and two designations: Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) and Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP). She is involved with the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) and is a member of the exam validation committee. Alyssa also sits on the Best Practices in Human Resources Sub-Committee of the Intervenor Services Human Resource Strategy (ISHRS). In addition, she has presented at an international conference in Boston.