Claire Forster (Director):

Claire is a seasoned Human Resources Professional who has global experience in North America and Asia being based in Canada and Hong Kong. Her most recent position was as a Vice President for a leading global financial services organization. Claire chose to leave the paid work force and focus on governance and volunteer work in areas she is passionate about. Claire is the past chair of the Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton. She is a Board member of the Alzheimer Society of Ontario where she also Chairs the Provincial Quality Standards Commitee. She also volunteers with International Needs, an organization that supports women and children in countries where female education is not a priority, and for CEE, an organization in Toronto that focuses on Careers, Education and Empowerment for challenged Black Youth. Claire is a passionate advocate for the vulnerable in society with a keen interest in working with the Not for Profit sector in areas of governance and strategy.

 “I admire how they reach out to women in the many detention centres and prisons throughout Canada. I have witnessed many that have worked with women, but this is the first time I have witnessed a team of staff who put their heart and soul into what they believe in”.

Giselle
Former Resident