Clare retired in 2002 as Office Manager at Kelowna Mental Health Centre (Interior Health).
Clare joined the KGH Foundation Board June 2014 as an appointee representing the auxiliaries. In 2015 the Foundation changed this position to full directorship. Clare has been an active member of the Kelowna Auxiliary for 40 years and is honoured to be a Life Member and Past President twice of the Auxiliary. She has served on the Provincial Board of Hospital Auxiliaries representing the Okanagan/Mainline Region as well as Health Care Junior Volunteers in BC. Clare volunteers in the ‘Perking Lot” at KGH and serves as a TELUS Ambassador in Kelowna involved in many varied community events.
Additionally, Clare volunteers with Adaptive Adventures/CRIS Group. This non-profit group takes disabled people out in specialized equipment to accommodate their disability so they can enjoy exciting outdoor adventures.
Clare’s hobbies include piano and music, biking and gardening. Clare was born in the South Okanagan but has lived in Kelowna for 42 fabulous years.