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

Heather Strickey - President

Chair, CAGP Liaison
Director of Advancement and Alumni Relations
King's-Edgehill School

902-798-2278 ext 2225

Daphne Carter – Past President

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

Tom O'Handley – Treasurer

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

Alison Clements - Secretary

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

Whitney MacLean - President-Elect

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


Vanessa Burns

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

Daisy Cobden

Co-Chair, Maritime Fundraising Conference
Co-Chair, IDEA

Tracey Comeau

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

Geoff Hurst

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

Anne Long

Director at Large
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

Whitney Machin

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

Mackenzie Moyer

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

Jill Pelkey

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

Simone Spears

Chair, Ethics
Co-Chair, Youth in Philanthropy

Relationship & Development Officer
Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation

(902) 494-8008 

Ben Trenaman

Chair, Membership
Development Officer
NSCC Foundation

(902) 489-5699

Fiona Valverde, CFRE

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