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Old Boots Board Members

Old Boots Veterans Association board members are accredited mental health professionals and other specialists who volunteer their time. Old Boots is a not for profit association, registered in Alberta. We are community based and independent. We are confidential. We raise our own funds. One board member must be a group attendee. All board members and group facilitators are volunteers.

Liz Massiah Founder of Old Boots Veterans Association Board Members

Liz Massiah


Liz has a long history of providing therapy for serving and veteran military personnel who suffer from invisible wounds, both through contract to the military and through her private practice.

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Daniel Hartford Vice President of Old Boots Veterans Association Board Members

Daniel Hartford

Vice President

I was an army combat engineer for 28 years through various postings in Ontario and western Canada. I was deployed into zones of conflict on several operational tours…

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Carol van der VeldeCarol van der Velde


I met Liz Massiah through my bookkeeping services. During my time doing Liz’s books, I had the opportunity to meet many vets as they came to Liz’s office. It was an easy decision to join Liz and the other founders when Old Boots started up.