Jory Pritchard-Kerr moved to Collingwood in 1982 after graduating from the Honours Bachelor of Arts Program for Recreation Administration at the University of Waterloo.
Jory has been employed as the Executive Director of the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Foundation since 1988 and sits as a member of the CGMH Senior Leadership Team.
Jory has volunteered extensively with the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) in a number of positions over the past 15 years and currently serves as the Chair of the Board of this international association. She is a frequent speaker on the topic of healthcare philanthropy having presented on multiple occasions for the AHP in Canada, the US and Germany; the Ontario Hospital Association and the Association of Fundraising professionals.
Jory is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and was the fifteenth Canadian to be awarded the Fellows professional designation from the AHP in 2007.
Jory is married to Doug Kerr. They have raised three boys in Collingwood and recently welcomed their third grandchild to their family.