Provincial Conventions : I have attended many over the years. I am a Sapphire Sister. Last provincial convention- 2018. Provincial Keynote - 2016.
Regional Conferences/International Conventions : Last International conference was Winnipeg, Manitoba 2018 where I was a presenter.
Sigma: President, Altruistic Chair, Technology Representative, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Co-Chair- Sigma Fortieth Anniversary Committee.
Provincial: President elect, Membership Chair
Regional- Workshop Presenter (Winnipeg) , Regional Newsletter Representative, International Communications Committee. Provincial Facebook site administrator. Contributor of several Kappan Articles.
International: Symposium presenter (July, 2021), Member A∆K CONNECT International Committee.
Personal Initiatives: Alzheimer’s Fundraising Chair 2019, Mentorship Programme in Sigma which resulted in our first ever Twitter account. Member outreach through supporting meetings regularly in both my present home city Kitchener (Upsilon) and in my former home, Mississauga (Sigma.) Presentations at several chapter meetings and Founder’s Day events-“Sisters in Synergy” encouraging planning and inclusion across demographics and mentorship of new members. Online training offerings for members (Google Suite, CONNECT)
Alpha Delta Kappa Membership Award- 2019
Attended a chapter meeting in Brisbane, Australia and have maintained contact with the chapter. Their communications are often posted on the Ontario Facebook page.
NON-ALPHA DELTA KAPPA organizations and/or honours
Member- Retired Teachers of Ontario
Award of Excellence- Peel District School Board.
Hewlett – Packard Peel Board Technology partnership – Author and Coordinator- Senior school mentored junior school to improve technology skills with a focus on women in technology.
Nominee – Ontario Teacher- Librarian of the Year
Beta Test Technology site coordinator- Peel District school Board
Government of Canada Ontario International Education Visit Host
Full time volunteer caretaker to my 100-year-old Mom (also a Sapphire Sister!)
Proud grandmother of 4 (including one future member!)