Meet The Team Behind The Rainbow Society of Alberta

Ashley Goulding: Fund Development Manager
Ashley joins the Rainbow Society of Alberta with a passion for developing meaningful relationships and collaborating with community pillars to create lasting memories and positive impacts. Ashley enjoys finding the beauty in life through art, nature, and personal wellness. You can find her camping in the back country every chance she gets!

She looks forward to leading fund and friend raising efforts for our program deliveries in and throughout the beautiful province of Alberta.

Amy Smart: Provincial Event & Volunteer Coordinator
Amy joins The Rainbow Society with over 20 years of event management and volunteer coordination. She loves planning events and seeing the happiness these events bring people.
She is married with two teen daughters and 2 happy Lab dogs.

She cannot wait to show you what special events are in store for The Rainbow Society in 2023!

Alecia Vleeming: Program Manager
Alecia has been a volunteer with The Rainbow Society of Alberta for over 8 years before officially joining the team. She has over 22 years of experience as a nurse working with individuals, children and families dealing with chronic illness and in medical research. She is married with 2 giant breed dogs and a parrot at home. Away from the office, Alecia loves spending time with her family traveling, hiking and scuba diving.

She looks forward to working with our special children and their families helping to make their dreams come true.

Reuel Thomas: Executive Director
Reuel strives to be an advocate and champion for those whose voices are often unheard or underrepresented.  With over two decades in leadership roles that span multiple industries from banking, post-secondary, to not-for-profits, he looks to lead the next phase of The Rainbow Society of Alberta’s growth.  A curious, people-focused, critical thinker, Reuel is often drawn to tackling complex or challenging situations that have meaningful and lasting outcomes.
 A proud father of three active children, he is blessed with a loving and patient wife, and can be found coaching his kids soccer or exploring his interests in real estate.