Kevin Harris – President
Kevin and his wife Lori-Lee and are active foster parents, have eight children and enjoy the lifestyle of a rural setting on their acreage/hobby farm outside of Regina. Kevin was elected as President of the CFFA in September 2016. He is also currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saskatchewan Foster Families Association (SFFA) as well as he facilitates the SFFA strategic planning. Kevin and Lori-Lee are both training facilitators for P.R.I.D.E (Foster Parent Training). Kevin is also on the leadership team of the Regina Foster Families Association.
Kevin has been employed with SaskTel for the last 37 years and is familiar with many of the challenges facing business in understanding the impact of technology on businesses models. His focus is to assist in the development of technology strategies and vision for the Indigenous customer base/market in Saskatchewan.
Chris DeWolf – Chair
Chris was born and raised in Halifax, NS. After graduating from the graphic design program at Nova Scotia Community College in 1998 she moved north and resides in Fort Smith, NT. After three and a half years working for a small graphic firm, she was given an opportunity which allowed her to start her own graphic arts/art creations/promotional business, DewWolf ArtWorks.
Chris has been fostering since 2012 and sits on the board of directors for the FFC-NWT representing the Fort Smith Region. She also is the Vice-Chair of the Northern Life Museum & Cultural Centre , the library assistant at the Mary Kaeser Library and most recently the Chair of the CFFA.
Her husband Wayne and her have been fostering since 1996 and have fostered and/or provided respite for over 35 children. Her background is in Business Finance. She is the past Treasurer and currently a Board member for the PEI Federation of Foster Families. Nancy also served as Treasurer to St. Paul’s Pastoral Unit in Rustico, which included four churches. While working for CANEX in Germany, she was Operations Manger for Vending & Amusement, the Beauty Salons and several warehouses in both CFB’s Lahr and Baden. Prior to that she worked for over ten years in the accounts department at Farmers Dairy in Nova Scotia On returning to Canada they settled down on PEI and her and Wayne operated a B&B and Craft Shop for several years in Dunstaffnage.
Tammy Roberts – Secretary
Tammy is from Yellowknife, NT and is a bio/foster/adoptive parent and a grandparent to five. She was a stay at home mom for 22 years providing emergency and long-term care to approximately 250 children. She has been a foster parent since 1993 and is now Mom to nine children ages 15-31. Tammy and her partner are currently living with 4 young men. Tammy was instrumental in the Yellowknife Foster Family Association for many years and was involved in the formation of the Foster Family Coalition of the NWT. She has been involved with the CFFA as a voting delegate since 1994 and has attended many conferences. From 2009 – 2015 she was the NT Director and in 2015 was elected into the position of secretary.
Tammy is currently the Executive Director of the Foster Family Coalition of the NWT and has been since 2009. She is also on the CanFASD Research Network Family Advisory Committee and the Stanton Territorial FASD Diagnostic Team.
Because of her work with children and families across the north, she was recognized with the Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002. Tammy likes to spend time with family, taking on home renovation projects as well as playing and watching sports.