International Women's Day

International Women's Day 2020 March 6, Base Borden Officer's Mess

6 MARCH 2020

0900 - 1300 hrs

BASE BORDEN OFFICERS MESS,  32 Caen Circle, Building P-160

  • FREE EVENT, open to all!
  • BBQ Lunch available for purchase in support of the MP Blind Fund
  • Vendors
  • Silent Auction
  • Bake Sale
Silent auction and bake sale proceeds will be donated to GCWCC in support of the Women United program


All day Silent Auction
All day Vendors
0900-1040 Bake Sale
0900-0940 Kimberley Greenwood, Barrie Chief of Police
1000-1040 Kristin Taylor, Deputy Managing Partner, Cassels Brock LLP
1100-1140 Rose DiMarco, Deputy Commissioner Provincial Commander of Traffic Safety and Operational Support, OPP
1200-1300 BBQ Lunch in support of the MP Blind Fund
1200-1230 Katie Weatherston, Olympic Gold Medalist, Women's Hockey
1230-1300 Katie Weatherston Meet and Greet and Photo Op with Olympic Gold Medal


Katie Weatherston, Olympic Gold Medalist, Women's Hockey

Katie Weatherston is an Olympic Gold Medalist and World Champion with the Women's Hockey Team.  She also played 1 season on the U-18 National Soccer Team.  Katie was selected as the final torch bearer in the 2010 Olympic Torch Relay in her home town of Thunder Bay.  And in September of 2013, Katie was inducted into the Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame. Katie graduated from Dartmouth College, an Ivy League School in Hanover, New Hampshire where she received a degree in Psychology and became a certified elementary school teacher.

Kimberley Greenwood, Barrie Chief of Police

Chief Kimberley Greenwood of the Barrie Police Service is in her 39th year of her policing career and on March 26, 2013 she was appointed the ninth Chief of the Barrie Police Service.  She began her career with the Toronto Police Service and served in numerous positions within Divisional Policing, H.R. Command and Professional Standards. She has completed the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management, Police Leadership Program and Schulich School of Business, York University, Masters Certificate in Municipal Management.  She is a graduate of the University of Guelph Humber with a Baccalaureate in Applied Arts (Justice Studies).
Chief Greenwood is the Vice President – Canadian of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, the Past President of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police, a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, and the Chair of the Canadian Police Knowledge Network. In addition to these memberships she has chaired many policing committees, working groups and community organizations. Some of her community endeavours include Village of 100, Collaborate Barrie, Telus Community Board, the Coalition of Children, Youth and Family and Redwood Park Community.
Chief Greenwood is the recipient of the Officer of Order of Merit for Police Forces, Police Officers Exemplary Service Medal, Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Kristin Taylor, Deputy Managing Partner, Cassels Brock LLP

Kristin Taylor is a partner in the Employment & Labour Group at Cassels and serves as the firm’s Deputy Managing Partner. Kristin provides practical and strategic advice to employers on a wide range of employment matters including employee hiring, discipline and termination; severance packages; corporate restructuring; employment agreements and personnel policies; certification applications; privacy and AODA compliance; mergers & acquisitions and employment standards and human rights issues. Kristin regularly represents employers in court in wrongful dismissal actions, severance pay class actions, restrictive covenant disputes and injunctions; in grievance arbitrations, in collective bargaining and before various administrative tribunals, including the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, and labour relations boards. She also conducts supervisory development and harassment prevention training to proactively prevent workplace disputes.

Rose DiMarco, Deputy Commissioner Provincial Commander of Traffic Safety and Operational Support, OPP

Deputy Commissioner Rose DiMarco began her career with the Ontario Provincial Police in 1991. She was posted to the Port Credit Detachment and later went on to work within the Alcohol and Gaming Commission, followed by the Professional Standards Bureau. She also served as Commander of the Caledon Detachment, Director of Provincial Traffic Operations - Highway Safety Division, and as Director of Operations - Central Region. In 2016, she was promoted to Chief Superintendent and assigned as Commander of Central Region.  In 2019, she was promoted to Deputy Commissioner of the OPP and assigned Provincial Commander of Traffic Safety and Operational Support.  Rose is a graduate of Niagara College, Law and Security Program, and she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Athabasca University. She is also a graduate of the Rotman School of Management Police Leadership Program as well as a graduate of the CACP Global Studies Program. Rose is a Member of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces.

Event sponsored by

​Tim Hortons Borden and Angus

Mmm Donuts Café and Bakery

Borden Family Resource Centre

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