Ashley completed a Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences with a major in Criminology and a certificate in Legal Studies from Simon Fraser University. She is currently completing an advanced certificate in Forensic Investigations with a focus on Crime and Intelligence Analysis at the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Specialized courses Ashley completed during her post-secondary studies include cybercrime, forensic psychology, crime mapping, and internet for investigation.
Prior to joining Safer Schools Together in 2022, Ashley worked at a non-profit legal center as a legal administrative assistant, where she provided legal information to children and youth and connected them to legal advocates and lawyers. In her free time, Ashley works as a Crisis Intervention Worker with the RCMP Victim Services unit, where she provides immediate crisis intervention assistance to victims, their families, and/or witnesses of trauma and/or crime, in cases such as sudden deaths, suicides, family disputes, and domestic assaults.