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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 and Board Coordinator

Philanthropy & Donor Strategy

Philanthropy & Donor Strategy
Julie Booker
Donor Relations Coordinator
Patty Baxter
Relationship Manager, Philanthropy
Trena Crewe
Senior Director, Philanthropy & Donor Strategy
Pam Mosher
Development Information Officer
Natalie Foster
Database Management Specialist
Catherine Richards
Development Information Officer
Donna Ross
Philanthropy & Donor Strategy Assistant

Community & Corporate Giving

Daisy Cobden
Relationship Manager Associate
Hillary Forsyth
Manager, Community & Corporate Giving
Lissa Mallais
Relationship Manager, NB
Adam Ramsay
Relationship Manager, PEI
Jason Thorpe
Relationship Manager, NS

Planned Giving & Major Gifts

Nichole Garnett
Relationship Manager, Personal & Planned Giving
Jyl MacKinnon Robinson
Senior Manager, Major Gifts Programs
Jessica Morehouse
Relationship Manager, Major Gifts
Mary Theresa Ross
Manager, Personal & Planned Giving


Erin Després
Marketing and Production Specialist
Shannon Kehoe
Digital Platforms Specialist
Bobbi MacInnis
Digital Content Specialist
Nicole Slysz
Brand Coordinator
Heather Creighton Spriet
Director, Brand Strategy
Jessica Thomson
Creative Specialist
Randal Tomada
Creative Strategist

Health Center Relations & Public Affairs

Kelly Duggan
Advisor, Stakeholder Relations & Public Affairs
Lesley Gaum
Executive Lead, Stakeholder Relations & Public Affairs

Operations & Support Services

Operations & Support Services
Amy Carr
Payroll & Finance Specialist
Jeff Hunter
Manager, Human Resources & Administration
Jillian O'Fegan
Guest Services Administrator
Shannon Publicover
Donor Service Specialist