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Our Staff

IWK patients, families and supporters are at the heart of everything we do. Meet our dedicated team.

Jennifer Gillivan, President & CEO

What we do is a privilege. Philanthropy is the opportunity to make a difference. Doesn’t matter what we have, what matters is our willingness to help.

~Jennifer Gillivan, President & CEO

Executive Team

Executive Team
Jennifer Gillivan, ICD.D
President & CEO
Gena Walton
Chief Operating Officer
Treena Faloon, CA
Chief Financial Officer
Madeleine Matheson
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

Philanthropy & Donor Strategy

Philanthropy & Donor Strategy
Patty Baxter
Relationship Manager, Philanthropy
Trena Crewe
Vice President Philanthropy & Development
Sanjee Ekanayake
Executive Assistant to Vice-President, Philanthropy & Development
Nichole Garnett
Manager, Donor Engagement
Jillian O'Fegan
Stewardship Coordinator
Catherine Richards
Development Information Officer
Katrena Thomas
Stewardship Assistant

Community & Corporate Giving

Lissa Mallais
Relationship Manager, NB
Adam Ramsay
Relationship Manager, PEI
Victoria Reid
Relationship Manager, NS
Jason Thorpe
Relationship Manager, NS

Planned Giving & Major Gifts

Gordon Johnson
Relationship Manager, Major Gifts
Jyl MacKinnon Robinson
Senior Manager, Major Gifts Programs
Leslie Tinkham
Manager, Personal & Legacy Giving


Kelly Duggan
Integrated Brand Manager
Shannon Kehoe
Digital Strategy Manager
Taylor Kennah
Brand Coordinator
Bobbi MacInnis
Digital Content Specialist
Kimberley Reid
Brand Content Specialist
Heather Creighton Spriet
Vice President Strategy, Brand and Marketing
Katherine Thomas
Project Manager
Jessica Thomson
Graphic Designer
Randal Tomada
Creative Director

Stakeholder Relations & Public Affairs

Lesley Gaum
Director, Stakeholder Relations & Public Affairs
Jennifer Lewandowski
Senior Writer & Advisor

Operations & Support Services

Operations & Support Services
Omer Anwer
Finance & Donor Services Specialist
Amy Carr
Manager, Finance
Sandra Di Nardo
Finance Coordinator
Natalie Foster
Database Management Specialist
Adam Leszczak
Director of Technology & Data
Nicole Slysz
Board Coordinator & Executive Assistant to COO
Angie Wang
Finance & Donor Services Specialist