Board service is an excellent opportunity to contribute to an organization. It can also be a great way to enhance personal and professional skills and expertise. Serving on a board helps you to learn about different leadership styles, corporate cultures and business models while also expanding your peer, professional and community networks. Volunteering on a nonprofit board has been shown in studies to improve people’s appreciation for others from diverse backgrounds and understanding of the
Kathleen was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Before moving to Edmonton in 1938, she was a school teacher for approximately for 10 years.
She was president of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Woman’s League, Chairman of Edmonton Christmas Bureau and was a member of the Development Appeal Board.
Kathleen passed away on November 1, 2000 at the age of 95.
Sources: Edmonton Journal, October 8, 1966; October 17, 1968