Barbara MacKinnon

Barbara MacKinnon has served the Ottawa community for over 25 years and is the Executive Director of Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa.

Previously, she served as Executive Director of a Community Health and Resource Centre and ran two mental health agencies. During her tenure in Ottawa, Barbara has been a leader in community planning and systems design projects. She has been instrumental in the development of a number of local services. Her work with multicultural communities has given her first-hand experience responding to the changing demographics of Ottawa.