Working For Women

  • Candidate in 2006 Federal Election
  • Member of the Women’s Municipal Campaign School Committee
  • Member of Cambridge Advisory Committee of HopeSpring, a cancer support organization
  • Member of the Record’s Community Editorial Board
  • President of Planned Parenthood Waterloo Region
  • Booklet on Harassment in the Workplace-Focus for Ethnic Women
  • Attended the World March of Women in Ottawa
  • Executive Director of the women teachers’ association in WaterlooRegion
  • Brought Inclusive Language to both Kitchener and Cambridge Councils
  • Founder of December 6 Waterloo Region and the “Rose Button.”
  • President of the Women’s Shelter in Cambridge
  • President of the Cara Community Club
  • Member of “Take Back the Night”
  • Member of International Women’s Day Committee
  • Member of Child Care Coalition
  • Author of briefs to governments on employment equity, pensions, childcare, women’s health centre, violence against women
  • Speaker on these topics; the women’s movement, violence against women, women and the constitution, women’s promotion in the workplace


  • YWCA Women of Distinction Award for Advancement of Women
  • Oktoberfest Women of the Year Award for Advocacy
  • Max Saltsman Award
  • Lifetime Member of Women’s Crisis Services
  • Honorary Life Member of local and provincial Teacher’s Federations
  • Life Member of Family and Children’s Services
  • Listed in the 1999 Chatelaine’s “Who’s Who of Canadian Women”
  • Listed in “Women Worth Knowing” Waterloo Region