Maxine, along with other youth in the Caribbean community formed a youth and performing group as an extension of the WWIA. Maxine represented the Windsor Caribbean community at numerous youth conferences. Her first job in Canada was going door-to-door collecting census data and information on the total number of Caribbean individuals living in the Windsor area.
Maxine continued her involvement in the Windsor Caribbean community by Chairing the Caribbean Village for the City of Windsor’s Carousel of Nations for 3 years, mentoring Caribbean youth as the manager and choreographer for the Windsor Caribbean Performers for 5 years. Maxine was also the former President of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Windsor West Indian Association.
Maxine holds a Master of Business Administration from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, where she majored in finance and minored in human resource strategy. Prior to that, Maxine earned a Bachelor of Commerce, Honor’s degree from the University of Windsor.