Director – Ms. Forster is a graduate from the University of Toronto. A faculty member at Durham College of Applied Arts and Technology, Monique is a former Vice-Chair of the Durham Catholic District School Board. She is currently a member of the Board of Trustees and the current Chair of the Finance of the Durham Catholic District School Board. Monique has served on the Boards of Directors of the College or Respiratory Therapists of Ontario, YWCA Durham and continues to serve on the Boards of Directors of various public and private organizations. Monique is the president of the Canadian Hispanic Congress, president of the St. Francis De Sales Catholic Women’s League, current member of the Board of Directors and Fundraising Chair of the Catholic Family Services Durham. Monique is also a presenter on issues social integration of newcomers, education, gender equality, women’s rights, the empowerment of women and global warming and its disproportionate effects on the poor.