Kristy began her career in the not-for-profit sector at Lions Gate Hospital Foundation where she progressed to Director of Donor Relations over a course of nine years. Her success led to a role as Executive Director with Cystic Fibrosis Canada, and most recently, Chief Executive Officer with Variety – the Children’s Charity in Burnaby. Kristy holds a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation and a Non-Profit Management Associate Certificate from BCIT. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) where she has taught the Fundamentals in Fundraising. She spent three years on the West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce board as Secretary and Second Vice President. Kristy also served two years as PAC Chair for her kids’ elementary school. In her spare time she likes to volunteer at events in her community as well as spend time with her two kids.