Social Service Worker, 1993
Chief Operating Officer, Good Shepherd Centres
Katherine Kalinowski’s work and volunteer contributions have helped transform Hamilton’s emergency housing and social services. She is a senior leader of the city’s largest social services provider and is known for her knowledgeable, tenacious and tireless pursuit of change for the marginalized and the forgotten. She has dedicated both her career and her volunteer time to helping those confronting poverty, homelessness, mental illness, addiction and abuse find a path to healthy, productive and dignified lives. Kalinowski credits her college education for nurturing and focusing her passion to be of help and service to those in need.