Carol is an officer of the Oakville District Labour Council, involved in various activities and events supporting the community and promoting the labour movement. She is a member of Local 343 of the Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union, supporting the Unifor Local 707 Union executive team who represent workers at Ford Canada’s Oakville manufacturing facility. Carol also supports various Union committees such as the United Way campaign and the Retirees Committees with their events. Prior to joining the Unifor 707 office, Carol worked at Hitachi Canada for 14 years, with her last position as Executive Assistant to the CEO and CFO. She was a member of the Community Action Committee involved in organizing charitable and other events. Her professional career began in the Securities industry, pausing to raise her three children and at the same time provide child care services, returning to the workforce once they were school age. She enjoys daily walks, takes ballroom dancing lessons with her husband, and travels at every opportunity to visit her children who now live in Vancouver, Boston, and London England. In 2016, Carol was a recipient of the ODLC Linda Jones Women’s Activist Award.