Cathy has been with Imagine Canada since 2002, when it was still known as the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy. She spent five years as Director of Research, was the founding Director of the Insurance & Liability Resource Centre for Nonprofits, and led the creation of Imagine Canada’s National Standards Program. In her new role as Vice-President, Mission Effectiveness, Cathy is responsible for ensuring that Imagine Canada makes measureable progress towards meeting its strategic goals. Prior to moving to the charitable sector, Cathy was an Assistant Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University. She has a PhD in political science from York University.