Brad Field

President & CEO
Brad comes to Homes for Heroes with over 30 years of local and international, private and not-for-profit leadership experience. Until 2021, Brad was the president of BRC Group, headquartered in Calgary. With locations in Canada and the US, Brad and his team created an industry-leading reputation of excellence. Through his experience in transportation, healthcare, strategic consulting, and fire suppression, he brings a wide range of skills to the Homes for Heroes team. Brad was past board chair of Terminator Foundation and currently sits on the board of Business for Calgary Kids.
Brad has been a proud Calgarian for over five decades. His volunteer work in building homes for the impoverished with Homes for Hope, has provided him with valuable insight into the challenges facing our unhoused population. An avid supporter of our Canadian Veterans, Brad is honored to represent this organization.

Cameron Diggon

Vice President & Director of Fund Development

In his capacity as Vice President and Director of Fund Development, Cameron Diggon is responsible for securing the funds necessary to sustain and grow Homes For Heroes Foundation.

Cameron is a Veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces, starting his military career in 1968 as a gunner with the 57th Field Regiment RCA, before attending at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario. After graduating he served as an Armoured Corps Officer with the 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise’s) and the Canadian Airborne Regiment in Canada, the Royal Canadian Regiment in Cyprus (’74-’75), and the Royal Canadian Dragoons in West Germany.

Cameron has served in senior leadership positions with a wide variety of Canadian charities and not-for-profits, including the Royal Military Colleges of Canada Foundation, the Calgary Military Museum Society, the 78th Fraser Highlanders Historical Society, the Calgary Polo Club, and the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires – Southern Alberta.

Angie Shilliday

Village Operations

Angie is a dedicated advocate for social change and has spent her life championing causes close to her heart. Her passion for addressing homelessness and addiction, coupled with co-occurring mental health challenges, has been the driving force behind her journey.

As a board member and volunteer at Recovery Acres Calgary Society (Men) and C.A.R.E. for Women, Angie played a pivotal role in reshaping the narrative surrounding recovery. Her visionary leadership and hands-on approach were instrumental in the conceptualization, creation, and construction of a safe haven for women on the path to recovery.

Beyond her local initiatives, Angie’s commitment to making a difference reached global proportions during her tenure as a Global and Local Ambassador for Habitat for Humanity. Leading teams with unwavering enthusiasm, she personally contributed to building homes for families in need, both domestically and abroad. Her work with Habitat for Humanity underscored her belief in the transformative power of community-driven action.

Anita Huynh

Financial Analyst

Prior to joining the Homes For Heroes Foundation,  Anita worked with Scouts Canada for six years as an Accounting Assistant. Anita provided financial support for Scouts Groups, Camp Committees and National Scouts programs. Through a variety of fun experiences, outdoor adventures and contributions to their community, Scouts builds resilience and skills that set them up for life. Anita has many years of experience in accounting for nonprofit organizations involved in education, arts, and construction. Anita enjoys working with nonprofit organizations and being part of creating a better tomorrow.

Anita is applying her experiences and educational background to support the H4HF team and assist our Canadian Veterans successfully transition back to civilian life.

Travis Cellini

Veteran Service Manager

Travis comes to H4HF after spending 26 years serving in the Correctional Services of Canada as a Correctional officer and Correction Manager at Kingston Penitentiary and Millhaven Institution. Travis also managed the Safe Consumption Site in Kingston Ontario before joining H4HF. Prior to his service with the Correctional Services of Canada, Travis was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces as a Signals Intelligence Specialist.

As a Veteran and retired Correctional Officer, Travis brings a unique view and understanding of the military structure and culture which allows him to almost connect with our villagers seamlessly. His goal at Homes for Heroes is to engage, assist and provide a safe productive place for Veterans to heal, recover, strengthen their resolve while empowering the Veterans to commit to themselves to begin their new journey leading profound lives.

Sherri Clarke

Senior Case Worker and Program Director, ATCO Veterans Village, Edmonton

Sherri joins the H4HF team having dedicated much of her career to the mental health profession, with education in Applied Psychology and Counselling, as well as Community Mental Health. She is a member of the Canadian Professional Counselling Association and the Canadian Addictions Counsellors Certification Federation. Previously, she helped to open Jessie’s House, the emergency shelter for domestic violence survivors in Morinville Alberta, where she worked as a client advocate. Sherri also volunteers at the Veterans Association Food Bank in Edmonton, where she works on the client care team as an addiction counsellor.

As the wife of a veteran, Sherri understands the military culture which informs her therapeutic approach to be rooted in empathy, respect, and a genuine commitment to her clients’ well-being. Her goal at Homes for Heroes is to assist her clients in achieving sustainable recovery, fostering resilience, and embracing a fulfilling and meaningful life.

Kris Clarke

Case Worker / Addiction Counsellor, ATCO Veterans Village, Edmonton

Kris’s background is centred in the addictions field. Kris graduated with honours with a Community Service and Addiction Diploma and has gone on to earn her CACII from The Canadian Council of Professional Certification. Kris brings a very trauma-informed and client-centered approach which stems from her vast work experience. Previously, Kris worked at an addiction recovery house, a supportive sober living facility, as well as an all-gendered domestic violence shelter. Kris has endeavoured to continue to expand her counselling techniques and build on her knowledge to best suite her clients.

Kris has a unique understanding of the military culture as she comes from a military family and her husband is an injured veteran who served for 30 years, which is the driving force behind Kris’s desire to assist her clients with the utmost empathy, dignity and autonomy they deserve. Her goal is to help her clients who reside in Homes for Heroes villages, to find and sustain a meaningful life in the civilian world, as well as motivate them to recognise their own resilience and to discover what it means to find balance in their everyday life.

Kim Drady

Amy Dahl

Case Worker / Addiction Counsellor, Calgary

Amy comes from a counselling background focusing on addiction and mental health. She has worked with many different vulnerable populations and has a passion for supporting individuals struggling with life challenges. Her education is in addictions counselling and counselling psychology. Being in the addiction and mental health field since 2011, she has worked at detox facilities, shelters, treatments centers, and is now excited to have a very rewarding role with The Homes for Heroes Foundation. Amy takes a caring client centered approach assisting veterans in achieving their goals.

Kim Drady

Ainsleigh Toth

Social Worker, Calgary

Ainsleigh comes from work and volunteer experience with seniors, families and children in Canada and overseas. Ainsleigh obtained her Bachelor of Social Work Degree from the University of Calgary and is a Registered Social Worker through the Alberta College of Social Workers. Through every opportunity she has had, she has learned that her passion lies in advocacy, system navigation and professional collaboration. Ainsleigh works with individuals by treating individuals with dignity and respect and allowing for client-center and strength-based work together. Ainsleigh has passion for challenge and looks forward to navigating the specific systems that create barriers for Veterans. She is committed to ensuring her clients always feel recognized, safe, and supported. Her goal at Homes for Heroes is to support community and connection building, community partners and build up the clients to transition successfully to stable housing with necessary supports in place. Ainsleigh looks forward to walking alongside our clients to build them up for their next journey.

It takes a village to build a village.