Member since 2017
Jacqueline (Jackie) Foord was appointed Chief Executive Officer of YWCA Edmonton in 2010. She received her Bachelor degree in Political Science from the University of Regina and her MBA from Athabasca University. Jackie has over 25 years of experience in senior leadership positions in the non-profit sector. She served as Chief of Staff for the Official Opposition at the Alberta Legislature and worked in the health care sector as an administrator at St. Joseph’s Auxiliary Hospital.
Jackie devotes considerable time to community. Jackie serves as the President of the GoodHearts Transplant Foundation and is a Board Member of KidSport Edmonton. She is also a member of the International Women’s Forum and was the inaugural Chair of the Women’s Advocacy Voice of Edmonton (WAVE) which is the committee that advises city council on issues related to gender. In 2013 Jackie was named one of Edmonton’s Top 100 Women in Business and in 2014 she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Edmonton Pride Festival Society.