Pat McClain was Program Manager, Member Relations for the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada from 1995 to 2009. She currently sits on the board of CHF Canada and chairs the Co-operative Housing Federation of BC (CHF BC) Aging in Place Committee. Pat has been a member of Paloma Housing Co-op since 1985. Pat has facilitated workshops in the wider non-profit housing sector in addition to her work with housing co-ops. Pat has been a consultant for the CHF BC Education Program since 1988 and her area of expertise is community-building workshops with a current interest in the topic of aging in co-op communities. Pat is also a trained Co-op Compass facilitator and has assisted many co-ops through that process.