Staff

Helen Long

CEO

Helen has a long track record of informed engagement and empowering leadership in the not-for-profit, health and wellness sector with a strong focus on advocacy, public relations and organizational excellence.

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Cameron Dunkin

Chief Operating Officer

With a background in non-profit operations and programs, Cameron Dunkin has worked in Canada and around the world on a number of issues including education, environmental sustainability, microfinance, gender empowerment, and HIV/AIDS.

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Candy Alexander

Gift Processing Coordinator

Candy brings over 15 years of operational experience within the not-for-profit sector in Toronto, supporting national efforts for such organizations as Muscular Dystrophy Canada, Canadian Physiotherapy Association and the Princess Margaret Hospital to name a few.

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Nicole Curtis

Program Specialist

Nicole is a compassionate and empathetic social justice and human rights advocate with a special interest in helping vulnerable, marginalized, and at-risk populations.

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Sarah Dobec

Communications Specialist

Sarah brings 20+ years of leadership experience from a variety of roles, most recently as a Marketing Manager and Public Relations Coordinator in the health food industry. Sarah is an experienced writer and storyteller; she enjoys the challenge of simplifying the concept into a digestible message.

Sarah holds a certificate of Publicity and Public Relations from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor’s Degree from McMaster University. She sits on the board of directors for Carrot Cache and Green Thumb Growing Kids.

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Kelsey Goforth

Support Program Manager

Kelsey Goforth has five years of experience in the non-profit field, having volunteered with organizations like the University of Toronto chapter of the United Nations Development Program, the Canadian Red Cross and the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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David Gosse

Manager, Volunteer Engagement and Chapter Development

David has a wide breadth of volunteer management experience within the charitable sector. Over the years, he has honed proven techniques in the areas of volunteer engagement, retention, growth and recognition that are vital to the success of volunteer-centric program delivery.

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Ryan Lindsay

Director, Development

Ryan is an entrepreneurial not-for-profit leader with 20 years of experience driving organizations to achieve their missions through strategic fundraising, marketing, board leadership, consulting & technology. He has led fundraising teams and major gift portfolios at Canadian Mental Health Association, University of Toronto's School of Public Health and WSAO. He most recently built a sales pipeline for Wisely, a tech startup bringing AI to fundraising.

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Puneet Luthra

Director of Government and Stakeholder Relations

Puneet Luthra is a government relations professional with 15 years of experience in the charitable and non-profit sector. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science.  

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Alisha Martins

Digital Engagement Specialist

Alisha Martins brings traditional and digital marketing experience to the role of Digital Engagement Specialist. Through roles at the ALS Society of Canada and the Canadian Chiropractic Association, Alisha has been responsible for creating and executing marketing and communications strategies on social media, websites, email campaigns and blog posts.

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Peter Tan

Database Specialist

Peter Tan has 10 years’ experience in the area of gift processing and has spent the past year working in database administration for non-profit organizations in Toronto. He has worked at Autism Ontario, United Way of Greater Toronto, Muscular Dystrophy Canada, and most recently, the Alzheimer Society of Ontario.

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Liberty Vinas

Office Coordinator & Executive Assistant

Liberty Vinas graduated as an Associate in Computer Science in the Philippines. She worked in the financial industry in investments for 12 years as an administrative assistant.

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