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, Special Events
  • Josée Della Rocca, Director, Partnerships
  • Susan Elias, Director, Principal Gifts and Planned Giving
  • Stéphanie Martine, Comptroller
  • Angela Vahaviolos, Director, Corporate Partnerships
  • Lisa Dutton, Director, Media and Public Relations

Foundation staff

  • Executive Assistant, Office of the President: Isabel Martinez


  • Director, Communications: Lucie Pruneau
  • Senior Advisor, Digital Communications and Direct Marketing: Elizabeth Matte
  • Communications Agent: Louise Whitty
  • Junior Communications Coordinator: Amanda Lupovici

Finance and administration

  • Director, Operational Excellence and Projects: Geneviève Gagnon
  • Assistant Director, IT and Database: Violaine Fortin
  • Database Agents: Anh Pham and Zia Grenier
  • Assistant Coordinators, IT: Genny Lock and Nathalie Lavaute
  • Payroll, Accounting and Administration coordinators: Virginie Desforges and Yelene Goza
  • Administrative Coordinator: Laetitia Leduc


  • Director of Major and Principal Gifts: Naomi Shrier
  • 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
  • Tribute Giving Officer: Jennifer Dacius
  • Tribute Giving Coordinator: Régine Hazan

Annual giving

  • Director, Direct and Integrated Marketing: Frédéric Brière, CFRE
  • Associate Director, Annual Giving: Kathleen Bernabe
  • Coordinator, Annual Giving: Sandra Woo
  • Development Officers, Corporate Annual and Leadership Giving: Inès Roulet et Leslie Honig

Special events and community engagement

  • Advisors, Community Group Relations & Special Events: Brooke Broniszewski Murray, Melissa Mastrogiuseppe
  • Administrative Coordinators, Special Events: Natasha Antitone, Laurence Poitras 

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