Welcome Anne!

Anne Tower, AFABC's new Executive DirectorPlease join us in welcoming Anne Tower as the new Executive Director of the Adoptive Families Association of BC (AFABC).

Anne is a dynamic and strategic leader with a 20-year track record of measurable impact in social profit (not-for-profit) and public sector organizations, working closely with the private sector. As an adoptee, Anne also brings a deeply personal connection to adoption and the work of AFABC.

Anne comes to AFABC from Junior Achievement of British Columbia, where she spent a decade in leadership positions. Prior to that, she worked at BC Housing, the Canadian Education Centre Network, and the Vancouver Public Library. She has built her career growing organizational capacity, relationships and teams, working with diverse Boards and leaders in strategic and operational planning, and working with diverse staffs in implementation. She has experience in municipal, provincial, federal, and international contexts, with a focus on youth education and economic development.

The Board and staff are excited about the skills and passion that Anne brings to AFABC.

If you'd like to get in touch with Anne, please feel free to reach out at atower@bcadoption.com.

Please join us in congratulating and welcoming Anne to her new position as AFABC’s Executive Director!