2019/2020 Board of Directors

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Teresa Marques, CFRE
President & CEO
Rideau Hall Foundation

President Elect

Kylie Patrick, CFRE
Senior Development Officer, Major Gifts
Carleton University


Andrea Olsen-Black
Fundraising Campaign Coordinator
Canadian Wildlife Federation


Jennifer Benedict, CFRE
Managing Director and Philanthropic Counsel
Good Works

Past President

Kelly Lachance, CFRE
Fundraising Strategist


Laura Bonnett, Ph.D.
Owner and CEO
YellowTree Grantwriting Services


Rhonda Cameron
Coordinator, Philanthropy
The Ottawa Hospital Foundation

External Relations

Rosie Michel
Marketing, Communications and Philanthropy Officer
VON Canada

Fundraising Day

Ashley Richer
Advancement Manager
Ottawa Network for Education


Megan Feltham, CFRE
Director of Annual Giving
The Ottawa Mission Foundation

Professional Development

Ruby Misra
Annual Giving Officer
Carleton University


Jeffrey Todd
Director - Business Communications
WCPD & WCPD Foundation | GIV Bahamas Inc.

Philanthropy Awards

Jessie-Lee Wallace, CFRE
Director of Philanthropy Awards
Resource Development at Cornerstone Housing for Women

Government Relations

Rob Gottschalk
Associate Vice President
The Ottawa Hospital Foundation

Director At Large

Holly Paulin
Philanthropic Counsel
Good Works


2020-21 Board Nominations

AFP Ottawa Chapter Board Nominations for 2020-2021 are now open. If you would like to take on a leadership role on our chapter Board as a way to give back to our profession, build your professional network, and gain governance experience, check out the nomination and application form below. Any questions, contact Teresa Marques, Chapter President at: secretariat@afpottawa.ca

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