Priscilla de Villiers
Сo-founder and Executive Director of the Victim Justice Network.
Priscilla de Villiers is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Victim Justice Network.
For over twenty years Priscilla has been a leading Canadian advocate on crime victim issues. In 1992 she founded CAVEAT (Canadians Against Violence Everywhere Advocating its Termination) after the abduction and murder of her daughter by a sexual predator out on bail at the time.
Ms de Villiers is also a long-standing member of the Ontario Office for Victims of Crime (OVC). She was recently appointed as the Vice-Chair of the OVC. In her private capacity she continues to address victimization and to support and advise victims of crime.
Priscilla has received numerous awards, most notably the Meritorious Service Medal from the Governor- General of Canada, and a Doctorate of Laws (Hon.) from McMaster University.