Clare is the founding Director of Global Frameworks Ltd., a Vancouver-based consultancy that provides services in the areas of strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, project management and performance assessment. Clare works with a broad range of clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
Her passion lies in working with people on complex and challenging issues - and devising innovative solutions that result in real improvements. Clare has a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University and a Masters of Planning from the University of British Columbia.
Deb is honoured to be the recipient of numerous awards over the years for her community work and environmental activism.
She is a 1965 Arts graduate of McGill University, and was a Probation Officer in B.C. for 36.5 years, 22 as a local manager.
She has been involved in a wide variety of volunteer positions over the years both connected to her work, the Board of YM/YWCA in Victoria and various positions including Presidency of the B.C. Corrections Association; and in the community as a parent and later a general member of the community, often serving in an executive capacity.
Deb has served on Atira's Board since 1995, stepping down and returning three times in compliance with Atira’s bylaws. Since 2005 she has served as the Vice-President of White Rock/Surrey Naturalists and since 2004, as President of Surrey Environmental Partners.
Deb is affiliated with a number of organizations that focus on retired persons and seniors' issues. She is grandmother and brings that perspective to her commitment to contribute to the community.