Our Team

Management team

  • Renée Vézina, President
  • Nathalie Nahmiash, Senior Vice President, Planning and Development
  • Kim Fraser, Vice President, Marketing, Communications & Community Relations
  • Valerie Frost, Vice President, Partnerships and Donor Relations
  • Hugo Rivard-Royer, Vice President, Operations
  • Marie-Claude Baribeau, Director, Sponsorships and Cause Marketing
  • Frédéric Brière, CFRE, Director, Direct and Integrated Marketing
  • Josée Della Rocca, Director, Partnerships
  • Alessia Di Giorgio, Director, Special Events
  • Lisa Dutton, Director, Media and Public Relations
  • Susan Elias, Director, Principal Gifts and Planned Giving
  • Geneviève Gagnon, Director, Operational Excellence and Projects
  • Stéphanie Martine, Comptroller
  • Lisette Noodelman, Head of Campaign Cabinet
  • Lucie Pruneau, Director, Communications
  • Naomi Shrier, Director of Major and Principal Gifts
  • Angela Vahaviolos, Director, Corporate Partnerships

Foundation staff

  • Executive Assistant, Office of the President:


  • Senior Advisor, Digital Communications and Direct Marketing: Mathieu Gaubert
  • Communications Agent: Louise Whitty
  • Junior Communications Coordinator: Amanda Lupovici

Gift Administration and IT

  • Assistant Director,  Database and IT: Violaine Fortin
  • Database Agents: Anh Pham
  • Coordinators, Database and IT: Nathalie Lavaute and Genny Lock
  • Administrative Coordinator: Laetitia Leduc

Finance and Accounting

  • Payroll, Accounting and Administration Coordinators: Virginie Desforges and Yelene Goza

Donor Relations

  • Advisor, Donor Relations: Stephanie Gurd

Major gifts

  • Senior Advisor, Development: Colette Vanasse
  • Senior Advisor, Major Gifts and Planned Giving: Evodie Gonzales Exposito

Legacy giving

  • Senior Gift Planner: Samar El Soufi

Annual giving and Tribute giving

  • Associate Director, Annual Giving: Kathleen Bernabe
  • Coordinator, Annual Giving: Sandra Woo
  • Development Officer, Tributes: Inès Roulet

Special Events and Community engagement

  • Advisors, Community Group Relations & Special Events: Melissa Mastrogiuseppe and Nathalie Giguère
  • Administrative Coordinators, Special Events: Laurence Poitras, Zoe Holland, Sahar Azimi 

Contact us