Meet the Team
Program Administrator/Sex Educator & In-house RElationship coach
Angel (she/they) is one of the original founders of ASPECC and is the volunteer who runs the day-to-day tasks at ASPECC, as well as builds workshops, training modules and offers various presentations. They are currently enrolled in a MACP (masters of counselling program) at Yorkville and they hold the following certifications: Bachelors of Psychology via TRU, Peers Program Provider via UCLA, First responder to Sexual Assault via AASAS, Sex Educator via American College of Sexologists, Sex Coach via LoveologyU.
Stephen (he/they) is a relatively new volunteer with the ASPECC community, he is the administrator for the ASPECC, YEGQYC and upcoming Pleasure Crew websites. He is a 2 spirit queer individual, extremely nerdy with a geeky streak. Strongly passionate about healthy shame-free sex education and promoting sex positive values through open communication. When they are not in front of the computer they can usually be found watching Dr. Who (or the like), hiking, camping or on an impromptu road trip.
Training Lead and Quality Assurance
Dr. Mark Lipton (T[he]y) is a veteran 30+ years sexual health and wellness educator; teaches some of this material at the university of Guelph where he is a full professor in the College of Arts teaching in its new Sexes & Genders program as well as collaborative specialization in Genders, Sexualities, Bodies. Lipton was a former Board Member of the Sexualities Studies Association of Canada, is a certified Sexual Health Educator, and brings over thirty years of practice to our organization. As an educator, lipton also ensures all facilitators are trained according to evidence based methods. Lipton’s experience and certification in this area helps prepare, test, and design iterations of all educational materials . Lipton provides training, oversight, research, teacher training, edi experiences. . . This oversight also provides specialized training to all members of our team.
ASPECC FetLife Manager
Violet She/Her manages the ASPECC FetLife account.
Ashden, (she/her) is a Bachelor of Science student with many passions, including insects, volunteering, education and botany. Ashden hosts the monthly Bi & Pan Social, as well as helping out with Taste of Kink when it’s running.