Merri-Lee Hanson is a social worker and a member of the Woodstock Chapter of the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers. Merri-Lee works as a Clinical Social Worker on the Intake and Assessment Team for Horizon Health Network. The NBASW Board of Directors was unanimous in selecting Merri-Lee as next year’s recipient considering her numerous involvements with her chapter and our provincial board.
Merri-Lee has been involved in her local chapter since she began her social work career in New Brunswick and has continuously promoted the participation of social workers at the local and provincial level. Merri-Lee is well respected amongst her peers. Throughout the years, she has held various positions on our NBASW board and executive. Merri-Lee was the Chapter President, elected as the Board of Director Chapter Representative, Secretary, and currently holds the position of Vice-President on our executive. Merri-Lee is also involved with several NBASW Committees including the Social Action Committee, Management Committee, and is currently the Chair of the Complaints Committee.