For the past 35 years, Ingrid has worked in government and community social services. She has served as a sessional instructor at UBC, VCC, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, the Justice Institute of BC, and in Berlin. She is former co-chair of the Sea to Sky Branch of the BC Association of Social Workers, has served on the Board of Vancouver Youth Theatre, and is currently on the Board of the Federation of Community Social Services of BC. Ingrid holds a Bachelor and Masters of Social Worker from the University of British Columbia. In addition, Ingrid is mother of a 2nd year University student, and is an enthusiastic cyclist, hiker, walker, and cross country skier.