Margaret had a 45-year career in senior leadership roles in the charitable/nonprofit sector before recently retiring/rewiring. She was the Executive Director of Family Service Toronto (FST), a 100-year-old city-wide, multi-service, community social service organization focusing on people who are marginalized, living in poverty, affected by violence and abuse, with mental health issues and developmental disabilities. In addition, Margaret led FST’s social enterprise work, investments in real estate and property development.
Prior to FST, Margaret was the Warden of Hart House at the University of Toronto, the Executive Director of Choice in Health Reproductive Health Clinic and the Education Program Co-ordinator for OXFAM Canada.
A social justice advocate, Margaret is a dedicated volunteer. She recently served as the Chair of Oxfam Canada’s Board of Directors and as the deputy Chair of the Board of Supervisors of Oxfam International as well as on the founding steering committee for the Toronto Nonprofit Network. Currently, she is on the Board of Directors of the Wellesley Institute and the Ontario Nonprofit Network. She serves on the advisory committee for the Metcalf Foundation’s inclusive local economies funding stream.