Thom Armstrong has more than 30 years of experience in the co-operative housing movement, holding leadership positions in Saskatchewan, Ontario and BC. His career includes a decade spent as Director of Corporate Affairs with the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada. In that capacity he was responsible for member and corporate relations across a portfolio of more than 60,000 co-op homes spanning the country.
Since September 2000, Thom has been the executive director of the Co-operative Housing Federation of BC. He is also currently the executive director COHO Management Services Society and three community land trust foundations, all headquartered in Vancouver, BC.
Thom’s priority in overseeing the many demands of this varied portfolio of members and clients is to pursue a shared focus on long-term financial viability, prudent asset management, and the preservation and growth of a secure supply of safe, affordable housing in healthy, diverse communities.