Patricia McCann-Smith has practiced in the area of corporate and commercial law with a particular interest and focus in non-profit and charitable organizations. She has taught in these areas and others in the law clerk and paralegal diploma programs at both Humber College and Sheridan College, and was coordinator of these programs at Humber College for a period of time. Pat graduated with an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School, and an M.A. in Adult Education with a focus on Community College Education from Central Michigan University. An opportunity to contribute on an international basis to the Bahá’í community, a faith-based non-profit organization, caused her to reside in Haifa, Israel, for eight years, and she currently works with the national office of this community in Canada.