Caroline Clair

She/Her | Executive Director
Caroline Clair joined Building Roots as its inaugural Executive Director in October 2022. She brings with her more than 15 years of leadership experience, as well as many years as an entrepreneur in the health and wellness sector, where she specialized in working with people in marginalized bodies who face various forms of health discrimination. She is dedicated to addressing the roots of the social determinants of health and food insecurity, centering on the voices of marginalized people. As Executive Director, Caroline is honored to build on the incredible legacy of founders Lisa Kates and Darcy Higgins, who have created a vibrant, welcoming organization for so many in the Downtown East communities. She is deeply passionate about empowering communities to achieve lasting change and helping support the coming together of folks to build community resilience. She’s a mom to her favorite little person, a lover of all things outdoors, and is always up for a board game and lots of laughs with friends and family.   caroline@buildingroots.ca

Caroline Clair