Vice Chair of EMAS Canada, Krista Waring was born in Winnipeg, raised in Thunder Bay and returned to Winnipeg to study at University of Manitoba (BA Sociology & Applied Math). Except for four years in Africa – Nairobi, Kenya (1988-90) and Lusaka, Zambia (1993-95) – Krista has lived in Winnipeg.
In addition to serving on the EMAS Canada Board, Krista is a co-Team Leader of the EMAS project Hand in Hand with Haiti alongside her husband. She’s also a member of the Overseas Projects Committee for the MB Council for International Cooperation (MCIC), and the Race Director for ‘RUN…the Awesome Twosome with Haiti’.
Krista is married to Pierre Plourde and Mom to Daniel and Nadine. Their family worships at Saint Benedict’s Table, a mission of the Anglican Diocese of Rupert’s Land.