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CHS Alumnae Association

The CHS Alumnae Association is an active, global network of 4,500 alumnae who are connected and engaged with each other and Crofton House School in meaningful ways.

Get to know the Alumnae Association Executive: 

President: Jennifer (Connell) Fotheringham ’84

Jennifer obtained an Arts degree from University of British Columbia (UBC), with a focus in Asian studies and Japanese language, before working for the BC government. Jennifer returned to school to obtain a teaching degree and eventually taught in the Social Studies department at Crofton House. Jennifer has two daughters who attended Crofton House; one graduated in 2017 and the other will in 2019. 

Vice President: Lori Marzin ’88

Lori obtained an Arts degree at UBC and then studied Commerce and received her Chartered Accountant designation in 1996. In 2011, Lori’s two daughters joined Crofton House and she began attending alumnae events. Lori enjoyed the alumnae activities so much that she joined the executive.

Treasurer: Patricia Lee ’91

Patricia studied at UBC and became an Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC. She has been Otolaryngology Undergraduate Director as well as Surgery Clerkship Director, and is now an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. She is the current President of the B.C. Otolaryngology Society. Her two daughters attend Crofton House.

Secretary: Kelly Eng ’90

Kelly obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Queen’s University. She went on to work in banking and communications and now works for herself as a communications consultant. Kelly has three daughters, all of whom are at Crofton House.

Past President: Gillian (Will) Reynolds ’90

Gillian completed undergraduate degrees at the University of Western Ontario and UBC. She worked as an elementary school teacher for students with learning disabilities. She then completed her PhD in School Psychology at Columbia University and now works as a Registered Psychologist for a local school district and in private practice. She has three children, with two daughters attending Crofton House.

Uniform Shop: Lishe O'Kiely ’75

Lishe had a successful career in the oil industry and food sales, before taking a break to be at home with her son, who graduated from Saint George’s in 2016. Lishe currently manages the School Store and Alumnae Uniform Shop.

President Emerita and Head of School
& Honorary Presidents

President Emerita
Gretchen (Farris) Creery ’56 
Barbara (West) Gillanders ’63

Head of School & Honorary President
Ena Harrop

Alumnae Association Meetings

All Crofton House School alumnae are welcome to attend our meetings, which take place at the School at 6:00 pm in the Heritage Dining Room. A light dinner is provided. Please RSVP to so we can send you an agenda ahead of time. 

Meetings will be held on the following dates: 

  • Wednesday, September 11
  • Tuesday, October 8
  • Thursday, November 14 – jam packing evening in lieu of Association meeting
  • Tuesday, December 17
  • Tuesday, February 11
  • Tuesday, April 14
  • Tuesday, May 12