Our Team

Management team

  • Renée Vézina, President
  • Nathalie Nahmiash, Senior Vice President, Planning and Development
  • Kim Fraser, Vice President, Marketing, Communications & Donor Relations
  • Hugo Rivard-Royer, Vice President, Operations 
  • Suzanne Korf, Senior Director, Development
  • Susan Abramowitz, Director, Annual Giving
  • Marie-Claude Baribeau, Director, Special Events
  • Sylvie Desjardins, Director, Communications
  • Josée Della Rocca, Director, Partnerships
  • Susan Elias, Director, Major and Planned Gifts
  • Valerie Frost, Director, Stewardship and Donor Relations
  • Stéphanie Martine, Comptroller
  • Angela Vahaviolos, Director, Corporate Partnerships
  • Lisa Dutton, Director, Media and Public Relations

Foundation staff

  • Executive Assistant, Office of the President: Jennifer Dacius


  • Digital Communications Specialist: Elizabeth Matte
  • Communications Agent: Louise Whitty

Finance and administration

  • Assistant Director, IT and Database: Violaine Fortin
  • Database Agent: Anh Pham
  • Assistant Coordinator, IT: Genny Lock
  • Payroll, Accounting and Administration coordinators: Virginie Desforges and Yelene Goza
  • Administrative Coordinator: Laetitia Leduc


  • Advisor, Donor Relations: Stephanie Gurd
  • Head of Campaign Cabinet: Lisette Noodelman
  • Senior Advisor, Development: Colette Vanasse

Legacy and tribute giving

  • Senior Gift Planner: Samar El Soufi
  • Development Officer: Josie Pizzuco
  • Tribute Giving Coordinator: Régine Hazan

Annual giving

  • Senior Advisor, Digital and Direct Response: Mounira Taleb
  • Coordinator, Annual Giving: Sandra Woo
  • Development Officer, Leadership Giving: Josée Garneau
  • Development Officers, Annual Giving: Inès Roulet and Kathleen Bernabe

Community events

  • Senior Advisor, Community Group Relations & Special Events: Alessia Di Giorgio
  • Advisors, Community Group Relations & Special Events: Natalie Torres, Alexy Symons-Bélanger
  • Coordinator, Special Events: Melina Cortese

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