Director, Family Service Canada
CEO, Family Plus/Life Solutions, Saint John, NB
Sharon Amirault is the CEO of Family Plus/Life Solutions in Saint John, New Brunswick. She has over 25 years of executive experience in the not-for-profit sector and loves to lead change. She is well-versed in strategic planning, financial management, and project management related to mental health, addictions, poverty, domestic violence, homelessness, education, and employment.
Previously, Sharon was employed with various not-for-profits in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, most recently as Executive Director of the Saint John Women’s Empowerment Network. For 18 years prior, she directed First Steps Housing Project Inc., a multi-service centre for young women and their children who have no safe place to live.
Sharon has served on boards with Boys and Girls Clubs, the Elizabeth Fry Society, and Sophia Recovery Centre. Sharon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree from Dalhousie University. She is skilled in leadership, non-profit management, public speaking, fundraising, and team building. Though she was born in Goose Bay, Labrador and grew up in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Sharon proudly calls New Brunswick home. She loves to read, write, travel, and walk the beach in search of sea glass.