Carolyn holds a Masters of Educational Leadership through Yorkville University and a Bachelor of Recreation and Leisure Studies from Brock University. Carolyn has been employed with Niagara College since 2002. As a full-time professor in the Recreation and Leisure Services (RLS) program (2002-2009), the associate dean of Allied Health (2009-2015) and currently as the dean of Community and Health Studies. Prior to commencing employment with Niagara College, she worked at St Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton, where she held various clinical Recreation Therapy (RT) roles. Carolyn’s expertise focuses on Therapeutic Recreation, Interprofessional Education & Practice and Aging. Her professional Involvement includes Therapeutic Recreation Ontario (TRO); Age Friendly Niagara Network; and serving on the Niagara Connects Board. Carolyn is currently involved with various Interprofessional opportunities and Age Friendly initiatives across the Niagara Region. Carolyn is an innovator and collaborator and has been instrumental in developing sustainable interprofessional partnerships across the community involving Niagara College.