Marliss Taylor is the Manager of Streetworks and Director of Health Services at Boyle Street Community Services in Edmonton. She is a Registered Nurse who has been in nationally and internationally. She has worked in Harm Reduction for the past 27 years. She was the first to initiate the use of community-based naloxone in Canada in 2005. She was a member of the Alberta Health Services Board of Directors from 2015-2019, and was a member of the Minister’s Opioid Emergency Response and is the Chair of the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition.