For Home and Country

Meet the staff for the FWIO provincial office. 


-Executive Director

Kristina Santone

Kristina is the Executive Director of the Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario (FWIO), and also volunteers with several community-based organizations.

Coming from a small town, Kristina has a deep appreciation for close-knit communities. Her parents were both teachers and instilled in her the values of compassion, empathy, and service. From a young age, she recognized the importance of giving back and helping out where and when you can.



-Website and Member relations expert

Erland Lee (Museum) Home 

-Museum Collections Manager

Adam Foreman MSc.

Adam has a Master of Science in Museum Education from the University of Glasgow and the Advanced Diploma with Honours in the Applied Museum Studies Program from Algonquin College.

Adam has been the Collection Manager of the museum artifacts since 2022. Since joining the museum he has used his expertise to care for the collection, update museum practices and forge new partnerships with the Hamilton area.  He works everyday to preserve the items in his care for all Canadians and the people of the world to enjoy.