Leadership

We are currently recruiting volunteers for subcommittee work on files such as education & professional development, including monthly workshops, the Maritime Fundraising Conference, and National Philanthropy Day.

AFP Nova Scotia welcomes you to attend any of our monthly Board meetings. Please visit our events calendar for our upcoming meeting schedule.

Chapter Executive

Whitney MacLean - President

Co-Chair, Young Professionals
Manager of Philanthropy and Engagement
NSCC Foundation
(902) 255-7973 

Heather Strickey - Past President

Co-chair, Education
Director of Advancement and Alumni Relations
King's-Edgehill School

902-798-2278 ext 2225

Tom O'Handley – Treasurer

Charitable Giving Officer
QEII Health Sciences Centre Foundation
(902) 229-1694

Alison Clements - President Elect

Manager of Strategic Engagement
Health Services Foundation of the South Shore
(902) 521-9522 

Fiona Valverde, CFRE - Secretary

Chair, Every Member Campaign
Co-Chair, Scholarships
Vice-President, Revenue Generation
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
(902) 425-7770 x 226 

 

Directors

Vanessa Burns

Co-Chair, Maritime Fundraising Conference
Founder 
Vanessa Burns Consulting Group
(902) 818-8292

Daphne Carter

Director at Large
Development Manager
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
(902) 425-7770 x 259

Daisy Cobden

Co-Chair, Maritime Fundraising Conference
Volunteer Manager
Ronald McDonald House Charities Atlantic

Tracey Comeau

Co-Chair, Scholarships
Chief Executive Officer
QEH Foundation
(902) 894-2425

Taylor Huestis

Director at Large
Communications & Development Officer
Nova Scotia SPCA

Geoff Hurst

Chair, Government Relations
Director, Business Development
Chisholm Services for Children
(902) 492-2334

Mark Inglis

Director
Alumni Engagement / Development Officer
Cape Breton University
(902) 578-2482

Anne Long

Co-Chair, Marketing & Communications
Development Manager
Symphony Nova Scotia
(902) 421-2422

Shaylyn MacAulay

Co-Chair, Young Professionals
Co-Chair, Youth in Philanthropy

Development Officer
NSCC Foundation
(866) 745-7919

Katie MacDonald

Director at Large
Cultural & Community Engagement Coordinator
MS Society of Canada
(403) 802-7324 

Whitney Machin

Chair, Mentorship
Manager, Leadership Giving
MS Society of Canada
(902) 442-6939
(800) 268-7582 

Charles MacKenzie

Chair, IDEA
Senior Manager, Foundation Giving
Second Harvest Canada 

Mackenzie Moyer

Co-Chair, Marketing and Communications
Fund Development Manager
Hospice Halifax
(902) 293-6496 

Gilian Reid-Thomas

Director at Large
Senior Development Officer
Saint Mary's University

Jill Pelkey

Chair, Governance and Policy
Capital Campaign Manager
Ronald McDonald House Charities Atlantic
(782) 414-6231 

Liz Struijf-Mandishora

Co-Chair, Education
Director, Development and Engagement
United Way Halifax

(902) 461-3067

Ben Trenaman

Chair, Membership
Development Officer
NSCC Foundation

(902) 489-5699