Carolyn Chin

1987 TFHA Alum

Current Position

STEM Innovation Academy Charter School

With an educational background in Public Administration and Public Relations, Carolyn’s career has been primarily in the non-profit sector namely the Canadian Red Cross, international non-governmental organizations in Angola, and the Canadian Cancer Society. Now semi-retired, Carolyn uses her experience and knowledge in communications, marketing, fundraising, and strategic planning in all aspects of her life as an active volunteer in various organizations and boards. She currently serves as a Council Member of Woodcliff United Church in Calgary and is the past Board Chair of the newly established STEM Innovation Academy charter school. Carolyn is a proud mom of three, avid traveller, and in her spare time can be found hiking, skiing, biking or playing field hockey or hockey.

Carolyn reflects on her TFHA experience:


“I have such fond memories of my involvement with the TFHA and our regional and national gatherings from long ago. I am delighted to still be in touch with several alumni after all these years.  The Program is a big part of who I am and has continued to influence the way in which I view community and the desire to help others.”

Pictured below: TFHA Alumni, Scholars, Board of Directors, Executive Director and staff in Ottawa for TFHA event (Nov. 2022)

Carolyn Chin is not just big on sports and fitness, she loves all sports!

Along with her passion for hockey and field hockey, and her enjoyment of skiing, biking, and hiking Carolyn has recently been bitten by a Pickleball bug and finds herself scratching the itch to hit the court as often as possible. Although it seems she is always on the move, Carolyn finds the time to practice mindfulness and yoga.

Carolyn at TFHA’s 40-year event on Parliament Hill, November 29, 2022

Pictured with TFHA Board of Director member, Kirsten Fox and Chris Bittle, MP

Thank you Carolyn for your commitment and contributions to TFHA!

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