Catherine Van Alstine is a volunteer who goes above and beyond in giving her time, energy and business expertise to her community. She has had a long association with Arts Umbrella, as a board member, chair and fundraiser supporting its mission to inspire kids for life through the arts. Catherine chairs the Women United in Philanthropy, a United Way initiative that focuses on school readiness. For over twenty years, she served on the Board of the YMCA of Greater Vancouver and most recently, Catherine was a key supporter for the launch of the BC Chapter of Breakfast Clubs of Canada. These commitments clearly demonstrate that Catherine is an exemplary community achiever.
BC Achievement is an independent foundation established in 2003 that honours excellence and inspires achievement in British Columbia.