Deborah Riddle – Executive Director, Elizabeth Fry Society
Deborah Riddle has been the Executive Director of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton since January 2007 . Prior to that Ms. Riddle spent 17 years in various positions within the EFry Peel-Halton organization. Ms. Riddle currently is the co-chair of the Women’s Community Strategic Planning Committee a joint planning table for high risk federal women in Ontario and the co-chair for Women in Conflict with the Law – Ontario, the provincial table for women’s correctional services in Ontario.
She is also the Vice President of the Canadian Association of Residential Options for Criminalized Women (CAROW) is a not-for-profit society dedicated to the establishment of gender-specific transitional housing in communities across the country for women coming from prison transitioning to the community. Deborah has continued to move the gender envelop forward with her organization commitment to gender responsive programs for both young women and adult women involved in the criminal justice environment and our community.