Bio – Amanda Osborne

Amanda Osborne is the Calgary Site Coordinator of Transitions to Communities Project of MDSC. During the past five years, Amanda was a consultant providing training and development services in workplace mental health, inclusive hiring practices, and Basic Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health First Aid for Adults Who Interact with Youth.

In addition, Amanda has been a Project Manager for several Federal Government pilot projects in both British Columbia and Alberta. These pilot projects strived to provide sustainable food for the homeless population, improve the essential skills of adults living with a mental illness, and also to create viable employment for adults living with mental health concerns.

She is currently a board member of the Calgary Police Services Persons with Disabilities Chief Advisory Board, is President of the Calgary Mental Health Network, and is a member of the Calgary Council for Addictions and Mental Health.

Amanda enjoys traveling with her husband, creating music with their two sons, performing as a singer in her duo, as well as in local musical theatre productions.