Chief Executive Officer
Patricia Jones is CEO of Catholic Family Service. As a well-respected leader in the human service sector, Patricia is known for her reverence for anyone experiencing vulnerability. Her passion sparks courageous conversations which often lead to innovative solutions to help people break the cycle of vulnerability.
Patricia has invested over 20 years in the development and delivery of human services at CFS. Her background is in social work with a clinical specialty. Patricia was instrumental in bringing Families and Schools Together (F&ST) to Canada and to CFS. Under Patricia’s leadership, the program is fully operational with Calgary Board of Education and Calgary Catholic School District.
Patricia is actively engaged in the community. She currently serves on the Board of Family Service Canada and the Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Sustainability Committee, through the City of Calgary.
In 2012, Patricia was recognized by the Calgary Catholic School District as the recipient of Community Shepherd Leadership Award. This distinguished award acknowledges the contribution of community members who work to establish a positive and respectful environment for students within the Catholic School District.
Patricia is passionate about barrier-free service, and leads the charge at CFS in saying “yes.” She warmly welcomes your feedback and perspectives. Patricia has been married for more than 25 years and has two children who are launching their own lives. She loves a good workout at the gym and enjoys golfing and cross country skiing.