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

Heather Strickey - President

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

Development Officer
Health Services Foundation of the South Shore
(902) 521-9522 

 

Directors

Vanessa Burns

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

Daisy Cobden

Director at Large
Relationship Manager Associate
IWK Foundation
(902) 470-7868

Tracey Comeau

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

Brighid Langill

Chair, Ethics
Director of Philanthropy and Communications
YWCA Halifax
(902) 402-1545

Anne Long

Director at Large
Development Manager
Symphony Nova Scotia
(902) 421-2422

Shaylyn MacAulay

Co-Chair, Young Professionals
Manager, Major Gifts - Atlantic
Canadian Red Cross
(902) 422-6247

Sarah B. MacDonald

Co-Chair, Education
Assistant Dean, Advancement
Dalhousie University 
(902) 494-8801

Whitney Machin

Chair, Mentorship
Manager, Leadership Giving
MS Society of Canada
(902) 468-8230 x 1008
(902) 800-3303 

Whitney MacLean

Co-Chair, Young Professionals
Development Officer
NSCC Foundation
(902) 255-7973 

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

Director at Large
Relationship & Development Officer
Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation

(902) 494-8008 

Renée Spiteri

Director at Large
Development Coordinator
Dalhousie University

(902) 494-6268 

Ben Trenaman

Chair, Membership
Development Officer
NSCC Foundation

(902) 489-5699

Fiona Valverde

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