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  1. 1. 1 Boozhoo! Tansi! Tawnshi! Hello! Whatanexcitingtime!!!TheCir- cle of Philanthropy and Aborig- inal Peoples in Canada is celebrating our 3rd All My Re- lationsGathering! The phrase “All My Relations,” when translated from Indige- nous languages, tells us that “everythingisrelatedbecauseitemanatesfromonesource andhaspurpose.”Weareallrelated;weareconnected.At the Gathering, we celebrate that connectedness and that purposeaswehonourthespiritofintentionthatbroughtus here,asweenhanceandcreatepartnerships,andasweex- plore new technologies and sustainable models of giving andsharing.Ourthemeof“RevivingReciprocity”isnotjust anidea,butacalltoaction.Inthismoment,inthisplace,we bringourspiritedenergy,ourunfetteredimaginations,and our bold audacious goals to the table so that we can make strongercommunitiesareality. This year, we are emphasizing the learning opportunities thatexistwhenwewalkhandinhandwithyouth.Theylead usconfidentlyintothefutureofphilanthropicengagement, and I feel very fortunate to be immersed in conversation withso many passionateand vibrantyoung people. What an honour it has been to work with such committed and passionate staff and volunteers of the Circle. Chi-Miigwetchtoeachofyou. Thank you also to our sponsors and supporters for your commitmentto thevalues ofsharing, caring,and giving. IamfilledwithanticipationforthisGathering,andIlookfor- ward to the laughter, learning, and ‘aha moments’ that in- evitablyhappenwhenatruemeetingofphilanthropicminds and heartstakesplace. Withrespect, ChristineCyr, Chair AllMyRelationsGathering 2013 WELCOMEFROMTHECONFERENCECHAIR Each of us is a unique strand in the intricate web of life and here to make a contribution. ~ DEEPAK CHOPRA Providing humanitarian aid for urgent human need, homelessness and hunger. sprottfoundation.com
  2. 2. 2 FollowUsonTwitter @TheCircleCanada #RevivingReciprocity Board Members – The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada Victoria Grant,Chair,TheCircle,PresidentandOwnerofMovingRedCanoe MarioGravelle,Learning and Innovation Analyst,TheCounsellingFoundationofCanada StephenCouchman,ProgramCommitteeChair,TheCircle Alis Kennedy, Secretary, The Circle BruceMiller,AboriginalRelations ProgramManager,UnitedWayofWinnipeg ElisaLevi,DirectorofFirst Nations, Inuit andMétisStrategyImplementation,CanadianPartnershipAgainstCancer HarryWillmot, SeniorManagerofAboriginalMarketDevelopment,Royal BankofCanada ErinMontour,ProgramIntern, TheJ.W. McConnellFamilyFoundation JamesStauch,Founderand Director, 8th Rung MarilynStruthers, John C. EatonChairin SocialInnovationandEntrepreneurship,RyersonUniversity Sara Lyons,DirectorStrategic Initiatives, CommunityFoundationsofCanada AlanaPereira, AdministrativeSupport Conference Advisory Committee – All My Relations “Reviving Reciprocity” ChristineCyr, Chairofthe AboriginalRelations Council,UniversityofManitoba–Aboriginal StudentRecruitmentOfficer DavidPaulAchneepineskum,CEO,MatawaFirstNations–HonouraryMember VictoriaGrant,InterimDirector,TheCircle,PresidentandOwnerofMovingRedCanoe BruceMiller, AboriginalRelations ProgramManager,UnitedWayofWinnipeg SaraLyons,DirectorStrategic Initiatives,CommunityFoundationsofCanada StephenCouchman,ProgramCommitteeChair,TheCircle ElisaLevi,Directorof FirstNations, InuitandMétis StrategyImplementation,CanadianPartnershipAgainstCancer JamesStauch,FounderandDirector, 8thRung HarryWillmot,SeniorManagerofAboriginalMarketDevelopment,RoyalBankofCanada WandaBrascoupePeters,Director, BrascoupeProfessionalServices Ken Aucoin,VicePresidentofDevelopment,Indspire JonathonKnapp,Knapp Consulting AMR Conference Youth Advisory Committee JordanMiller,YouthAnimator,R.E.A.L. School Erin Montour,ProgramIntern,J.W. McConnellFamilyFoundation AngieAnalok,FirstNations Food Justice Activist JohnStuartJr.,RegionalYouth Wellness Coordinator,InuvialuitRegionalCorporation StephenCouchman,CircleProgramDirector Aspecialthankyouto ErikaFinestone, PastIntern,TheCircle Conference Coordination BOARDOFDIRECTORS TAP Resources An Event Management Firm
  3. 3. 3 Welcome! Onbehalfofourboardandstaff, Iwouldliketotakethisopportu- nity to welcome all of you, the registrants, the volunteers and committee members, and our very generous sponsors to our 3rdAllMyRelationsGathering “Reviving Reciprocity” 2013. This is our first official All My Relations Gathering since we incorporated and received our charitablestatusin2011andbe- came“TheCircleonPhilanthropyandAboriginalPeoples in Canada”. We have had an exciting two years with many events,webinarsandhavecollaboratedwithothersinwork- ingtowardsourvision.“Tobuildastrongerandhealthierfu- tureforFirstNations,InuitandMetisnations,communities and individuals” We havetwo activeCollaborativeCircles: The Collaborative Circle on Education and Youth LeadershipwithavolunteerAdvisoryCommitteethatwas officially launched in December of 2012. The Land and Peoples Collaborative “Finding Pathways to Harmony To- gether:WehaveavolunteerAdvisory Committeeworking with us. Youwillfindmoreinformationand reports onourworkon ournewlyredesignedwebsite: www.circleonphilanthropy.ca We have other projects, which we are in the very early stagesofplanning.Wehopetohavemoretosharewithyou during the conference. At the time of print, I can only say that we are in the process of hiring a new Executive Direc- tor,andIamhopefulthatyouwillhavetheprivilegeofmeet- ingwithheratthisconference. Iwouldlikeverymuchtorecognizeourmembers,toomany tonameindividually,butareherewithus.Itistheirsupport thatwillallowustodotheworkthatwillleadustofulfillour principle goal and that is to build connections and foster collaboration. This is the purpose of this Gathering. So Enjoy!Learnfromeachother!Andlookfortheopportunity! I,again,wouldliketothanktheGoverningCircledirectors for allowing me the opportunity to serve as Chair of The GoverningCircleandallofyouforcomingandmakingthis Gatheringa success. ChiMeegwetch!! Sincerely, Victoria Grant Circle Chair An agency of the Government of Ontario. Relève du gouvernement de l’Ontario. Healthy and Vibrant Communities Des communautés saines et dynamiques We are proud to support the Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada. Communities across Ontario are rich in talent, creativity and drive. Our grants help communities build on these assets. Nous sommes fiers d’appuyer le Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada. Toutes les communautés de l’Ontario débordent de talent, de créativité et d’énergie. Nos subventions encouragent les communautés à développer ces atouts. HeHealthy tiibrant CommunitiesHealthy and Vibrant Communities da. communities build on these assets. creativity and drive. Our grants help Communities across Ontario are rich in talent, Canada ilanthrPhila hr e arare pWWe are proud to support the Circle onW o build on these as across O sai ities bu ssets ve. Our grants helpy and drive Our grants help nities across Ontario are r es communaut r Aboriginal Peopl cle ropy and proud to support the Circle on De utés s i es in i que communities build on these assets. creativity and drive. Our grants help Communities across Ontario are rich in talent, es e one on ines et dynamiques oTToutes les communautés de l’Ontario débordent Philanthropy andth d’ développer ces atouts. subventions encouragent les communautés à de talent, de créativité et d’énergie. Nos outes les communautés de l’Ontario débordent Aboriginal Peoples in Canada.hilanthropy and Nous sus sommes fiers d es communau saiDe autés sa és développer ces atouts. t les communautés à rgie. Nosvité et d’énergie. Nos rio débordente l’Ontario débordent Peop anada.P ples in Ca da. ’app cle oppuyer le Circle on in quenes et dynamiques Relève du gouvernement de l’Ontario. An agency of the Government of Ontario. Relève du gouvernement de l’Ontario. An agency of the Government of Ontario. WELCOMEFROMTHECHAIROFTHEGOVERNINGCIRCLE
  4. 4. 4 FollowUsonTwitter @TheCircleCanada #RevivingReciprocity The Circle’sBoard ofDirectorsandtheAllMyRelationsConferenceCommittee wouldliketo expressourdeepestappreciationtooursponsors. THANKYOUTOOURSPONSORS
  5. 5. 5 CONTENTS WELCOMEFROMTHECONFERENCECHAIR..............................................................................................................3 BOARDOFDIRECTORS...............................................................................................................................................................................4 WELCOMEFROMTHECHAIROFTHEGOVERNINGCIRCLE..................................................................5 THANKYOUTOOURSPONSORS................................................................................................................................................6 CONTENTS..................................................................................................................................................................................................................7 AGENDA.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................8 GALAEVENING....................................................................................................................................................................................................10 WORKSHOPDESCRIPTIONS...............................................................................................................................................................13 PRESENTERBIOGRAPHIES ....................................................................................................................................................................17
  6. 6. 6 FollowUsonTwitter @TheCircleCanada #RevivingReciprocity SUNDAY OCTOBER 20, 2013 5:30p.m.–7:00p.m. EarlyRegistration RenaissanceTorontoHotel NorthernLightsBallroomFoyer,2ndFloor 7:00p.m. OptionalGroupDinner: Forthosewishingtoshareamealwithfellowconference attendees meetStephenCouchmaninthelobby. Aself directeddinneratalocalrestaurant. MONDAY OCTOBER 21, 2013 7:15a.m.–8:00a.m. ABreathofFreshAir(OptionalMorning Exercise) MorningWalkAbout-MeetStephenCouchmanintheLobby 7:30a.m.–9:00a.m. Registration NorthernLightsBallroomFoyer,2ndFloor 8:00a.m.–9:00a.m. Full HotBreakfastServedintheAuroraRoom,2ndFloor 9:00a.m.- 9:10 a.m. OpeningCeremonies Welcome: GaryFarmer,Masterof Ceremonies YouthCo-Emcee: KluaneAdamek NorthernLightsBallroomFoyer,2ndFloor 9:10a.m.–9:20a.m. OpeningPrayer Elder: TomPorter 9:20a.m.–9:30a.m. All MyRelationsConferenceChairOpeningRemarks •ChristineCyr, TheCircleonPhilanthropyandAboriginalPeoples inCanada 9:30a.m.–10:00a.m. IndigenousPhilanthropy AmosKeyJr.,WoodlandCulturalCentre 10:00a.m.– 10:45a.m. OpeningKeyNoteAddress: •RobertaJamieson,President&CEO,Indspire 10:45a.m.–11:45a.m. Smart&CaringCommunities •IanBird,CommunityFoundations ofCanada 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Lunch Served in the Aurora Room AGENDA
  7. 7. 7 MONDAY OCTOBER 21, 2013 (CONTINUED) 12:45p.m.–1:30p.m. ShowcasingModelsofPhilanthropy Apanelpresentationrepresentativeofcommunity,regionalandnationalmodels. •BruceMiller,UnitedWayofWinnipeg •TuesdayJohnson-MacDonald,TAPResources •DaveSecord,TidesCanadaFoundation •PaulLacerte,BritishColumbiaAssociationofAboriginalFriendshipCentres 1:30p.m.- 3:00 p.m. WorldCafé: TableTopDiscussions YouthCo-Facilitators: ErinMontourand JordanMiller 3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Break 3:15p.m.–3:40p.m. OneBecomesMany: ReciprocityinAction •WesPrankard,YouthPhilanthropist 3:40 p.m.–4:30 p.m. BeaverBones,BlackberriesandGivingBack: Youth&Philanthropy •DuncanMcCue,CBC 4:30 p.m. -5:00 p.m. Closing Comments TUESDAY OCTOBER 22 , 2013 7:15a.m.–8:00a.m. ABreathofFreshAir (OptionalMorningExercise) MorningWalkAbout-MeetStephenCouchmanintheLobby 8:00a.m. FullHotBreakfastprovided– ServedintheAuroraRoom,2ndFloor 9:00a.m. Welcome/Opening ReviewofDayI 9:15a.m. –10:00a.m. Reflection,Influences&Recognition •JPGladu,CanadianCouncilonAboriginalBusiness 10:00a.m.– 10:45a.m. NewCRA RulestoEnhancePhilanthropywithAboriginalGroups •MarkBlumberg,Blumberg&SegalLLP 10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Refreshment Break Served in the Aurora Room, 2nd Floor AGENDA
  8. 8. 8 FollowUsonTwitter @TheCircleCanada #RevivingReciprocity 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 12:15p.m. – 1:00p.m. 1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Workshop #1: ACase Study: Starting adonorprogram Presenters: •PaulKlein, Indspire •LynneE.Boardman, HarveyMcKinnon &Associates LUNCH BREAK AuroraRoom,2ndFloor Workshop #1: ProspectResearch: Howtoidentifypotentialdonors andsponsorsto supportyourcharity. Presenters: •KenAucoin,Indspire • JohnHermans,University of Toronto Workshop #1: SharingOurStories: PartnershipStoriesFromAcross Canada Presenters: •StephenHuddart, J.W. McConnellFamily Foundation •ErinMontour,J.W. McConnellFamily Foundation Workshop #2: Compliance Issueswith SuccessfullyFunding Aboriginal Groups Presenter: •MarkBlumberg, Blumberg Segal LLP BlueJaysRoom, ClubConcourse Level Workshop #2: IndigenousLandandWater Stewardship Moderator: •StephenEllis,TidesCanada Presenters: •KimHardy,TidesCanada • DorothyAngnatok,Nunatsiavut Government • MandyArnold,Nunatsiavut Government •MeganMoody,NuxalkNation Workshop #2: IndigenousLandandWater Stewardship Moderator: •StephenEllis,TidesCanada Presenters: •KimHardy,TidesCanada •DorothyAngnatok,Nunatsiavut Government •MandyArnold,Nunatsiavut Government •MeganMoody,NuxalkNation Workshop #3: CanadianRoots Exchange Presenters: Ateam ofyouthfacilitators fromthe CREYouthReconciliation Leader- shipteam. It is comprisedofyouth leaders frombothIndigenousand newcomercommunities. Workshop #3: TraditionalReciprocity: TalkingSticks (TwoPartworkshop–Part1) Presenters: •DianeHill,R.E.A.L.School • JordanMiller,R.E.A.L.School Workshop #3: TraditionalReciprocity: TalkingSticks (TwoPartworkshop-PartII) Presenters: •DianeHill,R.E.A.L.School •JordanMiller,R.E.A.L.School AGENDA(CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS)
  9. 9. 9 3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Refreshment Break Served in the Aurora Room, 2nd Floor 4:00p.m.–4:45p.m. PhilanthropicInvestments toAboriginalBeneficiaries andCauses: Patterns andTrends •MarioR.Gravelle,TheCounsellingFoundationofCanada •MarilynStruthers,RyersonUniversity 4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wrap Up/Closing Comments 7:00p.m.–10:00p.m. Gala: Locationtobeannounced SpecialPresentation: NationalChiefShawnA-in-chutAtleo Entertainment: DaveLaronde WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 23, 2013 7:15a.m.–8:00a.m. ABreathofFreshAir (OptionalMorningExercise) MorningWalkAbout-MeetStephenCouchmanintheLobby 7:30a.m.–8:30a.m. EarlyRisersWorkshop:CaseStudy:Engaging andMobilizingCommunityandDonors Presenter:BruceW.J.Miller,AboriginalRelationsManager,UnitedWayofWinnipeg 8:00a.m.–9:00a.m. Full HotBreakfastprovided–ServedintheAuroraRoom,2ndFloor 9:00a.m.–9:10 a.m. OpeningComments&ReviewofDayII 9:10a.m.–9:15 a.m. OpeningRemarks •KrishanMehta,AssociationofFundraisingProfessionals,Greater TorontoChapter 9:15a.m.–10:15a.m. PanelPresentation: ConnectingPhilanthropy&AboriginalPeople Moderator: JamesStauch,FounderandDirector,8th Rung • ErrolWinter,GwaiiTrustSociety/GwaiiForestCharitable Trust • Scott Bonikowsky,TimHortonsInc. • MarvinAssiniwei,LittleNHL • AmosKeyJr.,OntarioTrilliumFoundation Audience Participation: Question& AnswerPeriod 10:30–11:30a.m. PanelPresentation: DrivingChange: Developing Partnerships Moderator: KellyLendsay,AboriginalHumanResourceCouncil • Jo-AnneRyan,TDWaterhouse • Stephen Huddart,J.W.McConnellFamilyFoundation • Victoria Grant,TheCircleofPhilanthropy • CarlyHare,Native AmericansinPhilanthropy AudienceParticipation: Question&AnswerPeriod 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Box Luncheon and Presentation PhilanthropyandFundraisingShowcase •CarlyHare,NativeAmericansin Philanthropy 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Closing Comments Closing Prayer, Elder Tom Porter AGENDA
  10. 10. 10 FollowUsonTwitter @TheCircleCanada #RevivingReciprocity Visit suncor.com/community Better things happen when we work together. ® / ™Trademark(s) of Royal Bank ofCanada. RBCand Royal Bank are registered trademarks of Royal Bank ofCanada. We are honoured to sponsor the All My Relations Gathering Reviving Reciprocity Conference. Banking | Community | Employment | Procurement Your commitment to the community inspires us all. Together, we can create a strong and sustainable future for all. To learn more visit rbcroyalbank.com/aboriginal or call one of our local team members at 1-800-769-2520. Join us for an evening of networking, entertainment, and silent auction. We encourage all attendees to wear your finest white outfit, or to emphasize white in your attire, as a way to recognize and give thanks to the Northern Door*. No blue jeans allowed. In the spirit of reviving reciprocity, Conference delegates are also asked to bring a donation of school supplies to be donated to the First Nations School in Toronto in lieu of purchasing a gala ticket. *Teachings oftheMedicine Wheel speaks tothe fourcoloursandfourdirections. TheNorthernDooris representedbythecolourwhite. Itissymbolicofpurity, wisdom,logic,leadershipand the door which receives energy asitisatimeof renewal. Italsorepresentsyouthastheytooaregrowingandinneedofnurturance. Joinusaswehonour andcelebrate those attributescominginfrom theNorthernDoor. Entertainmentprovided by: David Laronde Daviddescribeshismusicas“contemporaryfolk,rockand blues blendingelements oftraditionalsoundsinto onedistinc- tive,edgysound.” SpecialpresentationbyNationalChiefShawnA-in-chutAtleo . Gala Evening
  11. 11. 11 WORKSHOPDESCRIPTIONS DAY 1: MONDAY OCTOBER, 21, 2013 Plenary Presentations World Café: Inordertoexplorereciprocitywemust first makeconnectionswiththosewherewe canlearnandgrow as youth. We wish tocreateconversationsanddialoguearound theyouthandtheconnectionsthatsurroundthem. Asayouth,wewishtoexplore connectionsthrough intergenerational connectionsamongtheyouth,adultsand elders. We also wish to explore connectionsbetweenindigenousyouthleadership andcommunityorganizations and thelink betweenyouthandculture.Equallyas important, isthe relationshipbetween youth andmotherearth.Theworkshopwill haveavariety ofactivities to accompany each topictobeexplored. Presenters •Erin Montourand Jordan Miller One Becomes Many: Reciprocity in Action Wesley's talk will focus on howand organizationcanmakeahugeimpactin theirarea. Using examplesfromhistory, presentdayheroesandmanymore. Wesleywillshow you how youcan find yournicheanduseittochangenotonly yourcommunitybutthe world,onestarfishatatime. Presenter •WesPrankard Beaver Bones, Blackberries, and Giving Back IndigenousYouth andPhilanthropy"-DrawingonhisyearscoveringIndigenousis- suesasaTV reporter, Duncan McCue willdiscusstherolelandandtechnology playininspiringvolunteerismand leadershipamongstyouth. Presenter •DuncanMcCue DAY 2: TUESDAY OCTOBER, 22, 2013 Plenary Presentations Reflections, Influences & Recognition GrowingupinNorthernOntariohashada tremendousimpactonJeanPaul(JP) Gladu. Spendingeverysparemomentin thebushorontheicehasgivenhiman intimateappreciation ofMother Earth which hasshapedhispastexperiencesand continuesto influence him. JPwillbe reflectingonhischallenges, successesandhowhehastriumphedover thosegrowing up and in hisprofessionalcareer. Hewillalsospeaktotheimpor- tanceofinfluences in hispersonaland careerpath. JPisknownasacreativeand savvybusinessman with the heartandeye on buildingrelationshipsforthedevel- opmentwithin FirstNationsacrossthe Country. AsthePresidentandCEOof theCanadian Councilfor AboriginalBusiness,JPhastheopportunitytodrive changeusingbusinessfor a betterfuture. Presenter: •J.P.Gladu, CanadianCouncilon AboriginalBusiness New CRA Rules to Enhance Philanthropy with Aboriginal Groups Canadianfoundationsandcharitieshaveprovidedlittlefundingtoaboriginalor- ganizations. Enoughwiththeexcuses. Thispresentationwillprovideanoverview ofcurrentmechanismsforCanadianfoundationsandcharitiestofund workwith aboriginalorganizationsincludingcommunitygroupsandbusinesses.Itwillreview newCRArulesthatwillaffect certainaboriginalgroupsandwillenhancetrans- parencyastowhichgroupscanissueofficialdonationreceiptsand alsoreceive fundsmoreeasilyfromfunders. Presenter •MarkBlumberg,Blumberg&SegalLLP Philanthropic Investments to Aboriginal Beneficiaries and Causes: Patterns and Trends TheCircleonPhilanthropyandAboriginalPeoplesinCanadaundertookamulti- partresearchinitiativein2013toexplorethecharitablefunding economyofAbo- riginal-dedicatedcharitiesandtheirfundersinCanada.Thisprocessinvolved usingCanadaRevenueAgencydatatomapthecurrent statusofAboriginal-dedi- catedcharitieswithregardstothefinancial supporttheyreceived fromprivateor communityphilanthropicorganizations.Italsoincludedkeyinformantinterviews withasampleoffunderswithanAboriginal mandatetogainmoredetailedinsight intofactorsthathaveinfluencedtheir grantmakingtoAboriginalbeneficiaries (peoples,nations,communities,organizationsandindividuals)and/orcauses(i.e. Aboriginalheritageorpolicy)overthelastfewyears.Thissessionwillhighlighta numberofthefindingsthatthisresearchinitiativeuncovered.Wewillalsousethis opportunitytogatherfeedbackabouthowto tailorourresearchreport(dueoutin theNewYear)toensurethatthosewhoareinterestedinreadingaboutthistopicin greaterdetailwillreceivetheinformationtobest suittheirneeds. Presenters: •MarioR.Gravelle,TheCounsellingFoundationofCanada •MarilynStruthers,RyersonUniversity WORKSHOP PRESENTATION DESCRIPTIONS 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Workshop #1: A Case Study: Starting a donor program Hearfromtwoindustryexpertshowtheystartedabroad-basedindividualgiving programtosupportIndspire,Canada’slargestIndigenousledcharity.Paulfrom IndspireandLynnfromHarveyMcKinnonandAssociates,oneofCanada’slead- ingconsultingfirmsondirectresponsefundraising,willsharehowtheywentabout planningandimplementingasuccessfultestofadirectresponsefundraisingpro- gramandshareitspromisingresults.Theywillalsospeakabouthowindividualgiv- ingisanimportantpartofanycharitableorganization’srevenueprograms. Presenters: •PaulKlein,Indspire • LynneE.Boardman,HarveyMcKinnon&Associates
  12. 12. 12 FollowUsonTwitter @TheCircleCanada #RevivingReciprocity Workshop #2: Compliance Issues with Successfully Funding Aboriginal Groups Acharity lawyer,MarkBlumberg, will discussingreaterdepththeplenarypresen- tationon“New CRA Rules toEnhance PhilanthropywithAboriginalGroups”. He willdescribe someofthecomplianceissuesandpracticalconcernsaroundfunding workinaboriginal communities and describeanumberof practicalsolutions. He willalso providemoredetails on thenew CRAprocessdealingwith“municipalor publicbodyperforming a function of governmentinCanada”. Thereareimpor- tantchangesrecently announcedby CRAthatwillaffectoverathousandAborigi- nalgroupsinCanada receivingfunding or donationsfromCanadiancharitiesor individuals. Many of the groups mayneedtomakeanapplicationtoCRAinorder topreservetheir ability to issueofficialdonationreceiptsandacceptgiftsunderthe IncomeTaxAct(Canada). Presenter: •MarkBlumberg, BlumbergSegal LLP Workshop #3: Canadian Roots Exchange CanadianRootsExchange(CRE)isa nationalorganizationbasedonthepremise thatyouthplaya lead rolein strengtheninginter-generationalrelations–and shouldbeactivein developinga generation of leadersthatwillredefineand strengthenexistingrelationships between peoplesinCanada. CREworkstobring togethergroupsof Indigenousandnon-Indigenousyouthtoengageindialogue, breakdown wallsandstereotypesthat dividecommunities. CREengagesyouthto offeryouth-led workshops, exchangeprogramsinIndigenouscommunitiesand conferences. CRE programmingisdirectly coordinatedandledbysharedyouth leadershipbetween Indigenousandnon-Indigenouscommunitiesinpartnership withcultural andcommunityresourcesandsupportfromadultallies. Thisisanin- teractive workshopanddiscussion toidentifysomeof thelinkagesbetweenIndige- nouscommunities andethno-racialminority/ newcomercommunitiesinCanada. Theworkshop is intendedto sparksomedialogueandwaysthathistoricallydisad- vantagedand separatedcommunitiescan cometogetherandengageindialogue andbothbenefitthroughimprovedrelations. Presenters: Theworkshop will be facilitatedbymembersof theCRE YouthReconciliation Leadership team in Toronto. Thisteamwillbecomprisedofyouthleadersfrom bothIndigenous communitiesandnewcomercommunitieswhoarecurrently livinginToronto. The teamisactively engagedinaprojectthatfacilitatesun- derstanding and cooperation between urbanIndigenousyouthandnewcomer youthlivingin Toronto. The youth leaderswhoarefacilitatingthisworkshopare responsiblefor planningandfacilitatingmonthlyactivitiesbetweenSeptember 2013andMarch2014toimprove relationsbetweenyouthfrombothIndige- nousandnewcomer communities. 1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Workshop #1: Prospect Research: How to identify potential donors and spon- sors to support your charity. HowdoIfind new donors and sponsors tosupportmycharity?Whatsourcesofin- formationare bestto use to research new sourcesofprivatesectorfunding?What isprospectresearch and whydoweuseitfor successfulfundraising?Theseques- tionsandmorewill beaddressedin thispracticalsessiononhowtoidentifyand qualifypotential sources of fundingforyour charityfromtheprivatesector.Learn howto useprospectresearch tosaveyourtimeandenableyoutogetthemost fundingpossiblefromthebestprospectsthat matchwithyourcharity’smission. Presenters: •Ken Aucoin, Indspire •JohnHermans, University ofToronto Workshop #2: Indigenous Land and Water Stewardship ManyCanadianindigenousgroupsenvision,aredeveloping,orareimplementing programstoeffectivelystewardlandandwaterintheirtraditionalterritories.Such programshavedemonstratedsuccessinreassertingindigenousprioritiesforland andresourcemanagement,thetransferofindigenouscultureandtraditional knowledgeamongstgenerations,whileat thesametimeencouraging sustainable livelihoodsthatcontributetothedevelopment ofresilientlocaleconomies. Objectives • Tolearnfromleadingindigenousorganizationsabout theenvironmental,eco- nomic,cultural,andsocialbenefitsofthestewardshipprogramstheyhaveim- plemented. • Toshareideasonhowfunderscanbestsupport indigenous stewardshippro- grams,aswellashowindigenousorganizationscanbestprofiletheirpro- gramsinordertosecurephilanthropicsupport. Moderator: •StephenEllis,TidesCanada Presenters: •KimHardy,TidesCanada • DorothyAngnatok,NunatsiavutGovernment • MandyArnold,NunatsiavutGovernment •MeganMoody,ResourceStewardshipDirector,NuxalkNation Workshop #3: Traditional Reciprocity: Talking Sticks (Two Part workshop – Part 1) This2.5-hourworkshopisdesignedtointroduceparticipantstotheimportance anduseofthe“talkingstick”inestablishingcirclesofrelationshipandreciprocity fromanIndigenousperspective. Beginningwithanopeningsmudgeceremony, participantswillhavetheopportunitytoconstructatalkingstickfortheirownper- sonalusefrommaterialsthatwillbesupplied. Whilecreatingtheirtalkingstick, participantswillreceiveanoverviewandexplanationofIndigenous spiritualbelief systemsandateachingrelatedtothetalkingstick’sspiritualsignificanceand howit isusedbyindividualsinagroupcontext. Iftimepermits,anintroductorytalking circlewillbeconvenedandparticipationinthiscirclewillbefacilitatedonavolun- tarybasis. Presenters: •DianeHill,R.E.A.L.School •JordanMiller,R.E.A.L.School WORKSHOPDESCRIPTIONS (CON’T)
  13. 13. 13 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Workshop #1: Sharing Our Stories: Partnership Stories From Across Canada Presenterswill share a detaileddescription of thetwoprofiledprograms,howthe partnership was formed, theirlearning’sandbestpracticesthathaveemerged from thecommunityorganizationsandindigenousyouthpartnerships. Theaudi- encewillheartheindependentperspectivefrombothpartnersabouttheirjourney inbuildinga truepartnership. Twoprogramswill beshowcased: •S.N.A.P. •Dr.Leena Augimeri, Director,Centrefor ChildrenCommittingOffences andProgram development, Toronto •MotivateCanada “Gen7”(tobe confirmed) •KathyHare, ActiveCircle/Gen7 Program Manager, Ottawa,Ontario Moderators: •StephenHuddart, J.W. McConnellFamily Foundation •ErinMontour, J.W.McConnell FamilyFoundation Workshop #2: Indigenous Land and Water Stewardship (Repeat Workshop) ManyCanadian indigenousgroups envision, aredeveloping,orareimplementing programsto effectivelystewardland and waterintheirtraditionalterritories.Such programshavedemonstratedsuccessin reassertingindigenousprioritiesforland andresource management, thetransferofindigenouscultureandtraditional knowledgeamongstgenerations, whileatthesametimeencouragingsustainable livelihoodsthatcontribute tothe developmentof resilientlocaleconomies. Objectives •Tolearn from leading indigenousorganizationsabouttheenvironmental,eco- nomic, cultural, andsocialbenefits of thestewardshipprogramstheyhaveim- plemented. •To share ideasonhowfunders can bestsupportindigenousstewardshippro- grams,aswell ashowindigenous organizationscanbestprofiletheirpro- gramsinorder tosecure philanthropicsupport. Moderator: •Stephen Ellis,TidesCanada Presenters: •KimHardy, Tides Canada •DorothyAngnatok, NunatsiavutGovernment •MandyArnold,NunatsiavutGovernment •Megan Moody,Resource StewardshipDirector,NuxalkNation Workshop #3: Traditional Reciprocity: Talking Sticks (Two Part workshop - Part II) Continuation of Part I Presenters: •DianeHill,R.E.A.L. School •JordanMiller, R.E.A.L. School WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 23, 2013 Early RisersWorkshop 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Case Study: Engaging and Mobilizing Community and Donors Itisnotnewtogive,share,careandmakea creativedifferenceinthecommunity;it isnewtoinstitutionalizeandstandardizetheseactivitiesandthis isthechallenge UnitedWayfacesaswemoveforwardincelebratingthecultureofgivinginAbo- riginalcommunities.Engagingandmobilizingcommunitydonorsfromnon-tradi- tionalsourcescanbeachallenge. UnitedWayofWinnipegwillsharelearningthus faragainstitsgoalto connect Aboriginalcommunities,UnitedWayofWinnipeg andanumberofexternalstakeholdersincludingthoseassociatedwithTheCircle onPhilanthropyandAboriginalPeoplesinCanadabyexposinglearnerstoNative AmericansinPhilanthropy’sTheArt ofReciprocity(AoR).AoRwasdeveloped out ofneedforafundraisingcurriculumthat speakstoNativeAmericanpeoples, fundraisers,andphilanthropistswhoareonthefrontlinesofcreating change;peo- plewiththeheartbut notalwaysthetoolsoraccesstotheresourcesofmanypro- fessionalfundraisers. ThereisdeepneedforamodelthatreflectsNative Americanexperience,historyandculturesofgiving.UnitedWayofWinnipeg'svi- sionistoworkwithNativeAmericansinPhilanthropyto adoptandregionalizethe ArtofReciprocity,totrainpeopletousethemodelto developafund development trainingprogramaswellassupportsystemswithineachcommunity,systemswhich reflectsvalues,cultureandhistoriesofgiving,sharing,caringand makingacre- ativedifference. Presenter: •BruceW.J.Miller,AboriginalRelationsManager,UnitedWayofWinnipeg WORKSHOPDESCRIPTIONS (CON’T) From Diversity to Inclusion Philanthropy An Action Plan for Ontario’s Charitable Sector Investing in a three-year project to strengthen diversity and philanthropy in the non-profit sector Diversity to Inclusion Series funded by @InclusiveGiving Inclusive Giving www.afpinclusivegiving.ca
  14. 14. 14 FollowUsonTwitter @TheCircleCanada #RevivingReciprocity The Counselling Foundation of Canada, a proud supporter counselling.net
  15. 15. 15 KLUANE ADAMEK Youth Co-Emcee AllMyRelationsConference KluaneAdamekisa citizenofKluane FirstNation,YukonTerritory. SheisofTlingitandSouthernTutchoneancestry,and fromtheDakl'aweidí-KillerWhaleClan,of theWolfandEaglemoieties. Sheenjoysspendingtimefishing,huntingand exploringhertraditional territory. Sheenjoysdancingandsinging,andisamemberofthe DakhkáKhwáanDancers-In- landTlingitDanceGroup. Kluaneis passionateabouteducationandcommunitydevelopment.Aftercompletingher BachelorofArtsdegreefromCarletonUniversity,shereturnedhometoworkwithYukonFirstNationsandlocal commu- nitiesintheareasofeducation,economicdevelopment,governanceandchildandyouthdevelopment. Currentlyshe workswiththeAssemblyof First NationsintheroleofFirstNationLiaisonOfficerandAdvisor.Sheremainshighlyin- volvedwithcommunitydevelopmentandbuildingleadershipamongFirstNationcommunities. She isaBoardMember fortheKluaneDevelopmentCorporation andKluaneCommunityDevelopmentCorporations. DOROTHY ANGNATOK ResearchOutreach Coordinator, NunatsiavutGovernment Dorothyisayoungleaderin Nunatsiavutwhois theResearchOutreachCoordinatorforthe NunatsiavutGovernment andaboardmemberforthenot-for-proftkANGIDLUASUkStudentProgramInc.Previously,she wasemployedasthe NorthernContaminants ResearcherwiththeNunatsiavutGovernmentandaProgramLeaderwiththe kANGIDLUA- SUkStudentProgram. Sheispartof ateamthatcreates integrated‘ontheland’programmingthatsimultaneouslyad- dresseshealth,environmental stewardshipandculturalconnections.Oneoftheseprogramsthatsheleadsis“Aullak, sangilivallianginnatuk”(Going Off, GrowingStrong),ayouth-atriskoutreachprogramtargetingmental health,foodse- curityandknowledgetransmission.PassionateaboutherhometownofNain,NL,sheisarelentlessadvocate forInuit,es- peciallyyouth. MARVIN ASSINEWAI President TheLittleNHL Marviniscurrently employed withtheNipissingFirstNationasaPostSecondaryEducationCounsellor/Supervisorfor theSudbury AreaPostSecondaryCounselling Unitforthepast24years.Hehasalso servedasaBandCounsellorto AundeckOmniKaning FirstNation for4 terms.ForthepasteightyearsMarvinhasheldthepositionasPresidentofthe LittleNativeHockey League(LittleNHL), whichhasover100+TeamsparticipatinginityearlyrangingfromTyke to Midgetinboysdivisions andgirls AtomtoMidget.In1977,MarvingraduatedfromLakeheadUniversityfromthe Native TeachersEducationProgram.Marvin taughtinAttawapiskatfrom1977-79andalsoManiwaki,Quebec,from1980-1986 teachinggrades3-6 overaperiodof 8years. PRESENTERBIOGRAPHIES
  16. 16. 16 FollowUsonTwitter @TheCircleCanada #RevivingReciprocity MANDY ARNOLD Co-founderand Director,kANGIDLUASUkStudentProgramInc. Mandyisco-founderand Directorofthenot-for-profitkANGIDLUASUkStudentProgramInc.basedoutofNain, Nunatsiavut.Inthisrole,shehas coordinated thedevelopment,planning,anddeliveryofanintegratedscience,culture, outdooradventure,and leadership programforNunatsiavutandNunavikInuityouthatthe TorngatMountainsBase CampandResearchStationinnorthern Labrador.ShehaslivedinNainforfouryearsandisaSteeringCommitteemem- berforthe“Aullak,sangilivallianginnatuk”(Going Off,GrowingStrong)youth-atrisk outreachprogram. Anoutdoorex- perientialeducatorbytrade, Mandyhas successfullyworkedwithdiversegroupsofyouthfromacrossCanadafostering thedevelopmentof environmentalandculturalstewardship,trust,self-confidence,resiliency,andleadership. KEN AUCOIN, CFRE VicePresidentofDevelopment Indspire Kenisaseniorlevelcertified fundraising executivewithmorethan17yearsofsuccessinthe charitable sector.Kenjoined theIndspireteamastheirVicePresidentofDevelopmentinJanuary2011.AgraduateofNSCADUniversityinHalifax andRyersonUniversity, hehasworked forsomeofCanada’stopartsorganizationsandpost-secondaryinstitutionsin- cludingCanada’sNationalBallet School, theUniversityofTorontoandRyersonUniversity.Amemberofthe Association ofFundraisingProfessionals (AFP), Ken is anactivevolunteerinthecommunityandco-foundedtheLGBTGivingNet- workin 2006.KenisalsoamemberoftheNationalAdvisoryBoardforCMagazine,aninternational artquarterlyde- votedtopromotingcriticaldiscussionaboutcontemporaryart. IAN BIRD President&CEO CommunityFoundationsofCanada Ian BirdjoinedCommunityFoundations of Canadain2011,atawatershedmomentin the movement’shistory. Commu- nityfoundationswerecelebrating the90thanniversaryofTheWinnipegFoundation,Canada’sfirstcommunityfounda- tion;CFCwaswelcoming its first patron,DavidJohnston,theGovernorGeneralofCanada,andthecountrywasjust beginningto thinkaboutits sesquicentennialin2017.IanofficiallytookthereinsatCFC’s2011Conference inVancouver, amomentousoccasion wherethe GovernorGeneralsharedhisvisionofa“smartand caringnation”andissuedacall to action tocommunity foundationsfromcoasttocoast.CFC’s nationalnetworkincludesmorethan180communityfoun- dationsallofwhomhelp individuals and organizations toinvestinbuildingstrongandresilientplacesto live, work,and play. UnderIan’s leadership,communityfoundationsrespondedtotheGovernorGeneral’scall toservice withSmart& CaringCommunities,a national efforttothatwillseethemovementexpanditsreachandestablishspecial Smart& Car- ingCommunity FundstocelebrateCanada’s150thbirthday. MARK BLUMBERG Partner Blumberg&SegalLLP Markisapartneratthelaw firmof BlumbergSegalLLPinTorontoandworksalmostexclusivelyinthe areaofCanadian non-profitand charity law. Markhas aB.A.inPoliticalSciencefromtheUniversityofToronto,anLLBfromtheUniversity ofBritishColumbia andaLLMfromOsgoodeHallLawSchoolinTaxLaw. Markison the ExecutiveoftheCanadianBar AssociationNationalCharities and Not-for-ProfitLawSectionandisalsoontheExecutiveoftheOntarioBarAssocia- tionCharity andNon-profitlawsection. Markisalsotheeditorofwww.canadiancharitylaw.caand www.globalphilanthropy.ca PRESENTERBIOGRAPHIES (CON’T)
  17. 17. 17 LYNNE E. BOARDMAN ManagingDirector HarveyMcKinnon&Associates Lynnehasbeeninfundraising for20years,inbothCanadaandtheUK,workingwithabroadrangeofnon-profitorgani- zationstobuild theirindividualgiving programsanddonorrevenue.LynnenowworksastheManagingDirectorofacon- sultancy calledHarveyMcKinnon Associates,leadingateamof17fundraisersbasedinVancouverandToronto. Along withIndspire, herclients includecharities suchas OxfamCanada,AmnestyInternational,Ecojustice,theMustardSeed MissioninCalgary, andhospitals fromVancouvertoHalifax. SCOTT BONIKOWSKY VicePresident,Corporate, Public&GovernmentAffairs TimHortonsInc. Scott Bonikowsky isVice-President,Corporate,Public&GovernmentAffairswithTimHortonsInc., aniconicbrandin CanadaandoneofNorth America's largestrestaurantchains. Inthiscapacity,heis alsoresponsible forleadingthe Company’saboriginalaffairsstrategyand corporatephilanthropy. Scottisactivelyengagedincommunityandbusiness organizations. Hecurrentlyserves on theboardsoftheCanadianCouncilforAboriginal Business,theArcticChildren andYouthFoundation,Canadian Stewardship Services AllianceandStewardshipOntario. He ispastChairmanofthe ErinoakKidsChildren’s Treatment Centre. Scottis alsoamemberoftheCanadianPublicRelationsSocietyandwasap- pointedto theCPRS CollegeofFellows in 2007. CHRISTINE CYR ConferenceChair AllMyRelationsConference Christineis atraditionalCree/Metis womanfromWinnipeg. ShegrewupinthenorthendofWinnipeginalarge family. Christineovercametheobstacles of povertybygraduatingfromhighschoolwithhonours,thenattendingandgraduating fromtheUniversity ofManitobawith aBachelorofArtsdegree(major:NativeStudies,minor:Chemistry). Forthe past 13 years,Christinehas beenpromoting theUniversityofManitobatoAboriginal peopleacrossManitoba,Ontario,and SaskatchewanastheLead AboriginalRecruitmentOfficer.Inthis role, Christinehastraveledextensivelyandbuiltstrong relationshipswithmanypeoplein schools,organizations,andthebroadercommunity. Christineisveryactiveinthe com- munityand volunteers hertimewith severalBoards and committees,includingsittingasChairofthe UnitedWayofWin- nipeg’sAboriginalRelations Council, memberofUnitedWay’sBoardofTrustees,ChairofStTherese Childcare Centre, andformerVice-Chairof Career Trek BoardofDirectors.ChristinerecentlyreceivedtheFuture LeadersofManitoba AwardforCommunity Service, as wellas theServiceAwardfromtheUniversityofManitobaforheroutstandingworkin thefieldofAboriginaleducationas wellas hercommitmenttothecommunity. STEPHEN ELLIS NorthernSeniorAssociate TidesCanada StephenEllis istheNorthernSeniorAssociateatTides Canada.BasedinYellowknife,NorthwestTerritories,Stephen workswithNortherncommunities and partners tocreateandimplementastrategicgrantingprogramthatbuildscapac- ity andadvancessolutions tointegrated social,cultural,environmental,andeconomicchallengesintheNorth.After completingaMasters inEnvironmentalStudiesattheUniversityofWaterloo,StephenandhisfamilylivedinLutselK’e,a Denecommunity onthe EastArmofGreatSlaveLake,forover12years.Duringthistimehefocusedonworkhelpingin- digenouspeoples,governments, and industrytackletoughlandandresourcechallenges.Heisamemberofthe Environ- mentalMonitoringAdvisoryBoard fortheDiavikDiamondMineandaDirectorfortheDechintaInstituteforResearch andLearning. Hepreviouslychaired theAkaitchoScreeningBoardandwasalong-standingDirectoroftheDenesoline Corporationandamember of the NWTProtected AreasStrategySteeringCommittee. PRESENTERBIOGRAPHIES (CON’T)
  18. 18. 18 FollowUsonTwitter @TheCircleCanada #RevivingReciprocity GARY FARMER MasterofCeremonies All MyRelationsConference FarmerwasborninOhsweken, OntariointotheCayugaNationandWolfClanofthe Haudenosaunee/IroquoisConfed- eracy.FarmerattendedSyracuseUniversityandRyersonPolytechnicUniversity,where he studiedphotographyandfilm production.Hisfirstmajor rolewas on theCBC'sSpiritBay.HesubsequentlyplayedPolice captainJoeStonetree onthe syndicatedTVseriesForeverKnight, and ChiefTom,intheCBCfirst nationsTVseriesTheRez.However,Farmerisbest knownforhisroleasspiritualNativeAmericanguide"Nobody"inJimJarmusch's DeadMan. Farmerreprisedthe role for acameo inGhostDog: TheWayof theSamurai,HealsowasthepublisherofAboriginal Voicesmagazine,the Founderof theAboriginalVoicesradionetwork,and isanavidsupporterofnativemediaprojectsinfilm, radio,televisionandthe in- ternet.Hehas wonnumerous awards and nominations.Currently,GaryisworkingonSundance Channel new series,The RedRoadandalwaysjamming with his own bluesband,TheTroublemakers. J.P. GLADU President&CEO Canadian Councilfor Aboriginal Business JPGladuhasovertwo decades ofexperienceinthenaturalresourcesectorworkingwithAboriginal communitiesandor- ganizations,environmentalnon-governmentorganizations,industryandgovernmentsfromacrossCanada. Hehaspro- ducedanumberofpublicationsrelated toFirstNations issuesincluding:forestcertification,Nativevaluescollection, biofuelopportunities,FirstNation communitylanduseplans,criteriaandindicatorsforsustainableforestry,andcedar productdevelopment.JP wasborn and raisedinThunderBay,Ontario,completedaforestrytechniciandiplomain1993 andobtainedanundergraduatedegreefromNorthernArizonaUniversityin2000.He also holdsanExecutive MBA fromQueensUniversity. VICTORIA GRANT, ICD.D. Chair The CircleonPhilanthropyandAboriginalPeoplesinCanada Victoriaisof theLoon Clan,Teme-AugamaAnishnabai,andamemberoftheTemagamiFirstNationandagrandmother. SheisPresidentandownerofMoving Red Canoe,auniqueconsultingservicefirmfocusedonAboriginalaffairs.Sheis an avidvolunteerwitha passionatevoice whohas alwaysadvocatedforamorerobustAboriginal presencewithinthe Foundationworld.Shehasserved asadirectoronanumberFoundationboards,locally, provinciallyandnationally.Cur- rently,sheservesasChairofThe CircleonPhilanthropyandAboriginalPeoples inCanada,aDirectorontheCommunity Foundationsof Canada,and is amemberoftheAdvisoryCommitteeoftheGovernorGeneral’sCaringCanadian Award.“TheCircle” is timely, and sheis especiallyhappytowitnesstheinterestandsupportofAboriginal peopleand Aboriginalpeople’sinterest and supportwithinthephilanthropicenvironment. PRESENTERBIOGRAPHIES (CON’T)
  19. 19. 19 MARIO R. GRAVELLE Learning&InnovationAnalyst TheCounselling Foundation ofCanada MariojoinedTheCounselling FoundationofCanadainearly2011asLearning&InnovationAnalyst.Hisresponsibilities includedevelopingand overseeing thepolicies,proceduresandadministrativemechanismsbehindreceiving,awarding andmanaging grants.MarioalsocoordinatesthedisseminationoflearningfromtheinitiativestheFoundationsupports internallyandexternally. Prior toarriving attheFoundation,MariowastheChronicDiseaseSurveillance Coordinatorat theMétisNationofOntario.In this rolehecollaborated withgovernmentanduniversitystakeholdersinpopulation- basedchronicdiseasestudiesas wellas researchaboutintergenerationalfamilygamblingattitudesandchildhoodobe- sity.Mario hasbeenVice-ChairofTheCircleonPhilanthropyandAboriginal PeoplesinCanadasince 2012.Hehasa BA (SpecializationinHistory)fromConcordiaUniversityandanMA(History)fromtheUniversityofOttawa.Heiscur- rentlycompletinghisdoctoraldissertationinhistoryatYorkUniversity. KIM HARDY ProgramOfficer TidesCanada Kimworkswithfunders and grantees tofind strategicphilanthropic“uncommonsolutionsforthe commongood”with specialfocusonCanada’s WestCoastandNortherngeographies.ShehasworkedextensivelywithFirstNations, devel- opmentcorporations and ruralcommunities oncommunity-basedeconomicdevelopmentprojectsinBCandthe Yukon. KimcompletedherMBA in CommunityEconomicDevelopmentatCapeBretonUniversityafterstudyingpsychologyat theUniversity of Victoriaandcompleting theCommunityEconomicDevelopmentcertificateatSimonFraserUniversity. Shehasbeenanactivemember of theCanadianCommunityEconomicDevelopmentNetwork, participatingonthe BC/YukonCouncilandiscurrentlycontributingtoGenuineProgressPacificasaBoardMember. CARLY HARE ExecutiveDirector NativeAmericansinPhilanthropy Carly(Pawnee/Yankton)joined NativeAmericans inPhilanthropyastheExecutiveDirectorinNovember2010after havingbeenavotingmemberforfiveyears,serving ontheinstituteplanningcommittee forthree years,andontheNAP BoardofDirectorsforayear.Carlyserves ontheJointAffinityGroup’sSteeringCommitteeandD5LeadershipTeam. Carlyheld theposition oftheDirectorofDevelopmentfortheNativeAmericanRightsFundfrom2009-2010.She servedasDirectorof Programs forTheCommunityFoundationServingBoulderCountyforfiveyears.In2006,Carly wasselectedasanEmerging Leaderin InternationalPhilanthropyFellowthroughtheCenterofPhilanthropyandCivil SocietyattheCity Universityof NewYork.Carly’s Pawneenameis <ikitauhoo<i ]a hikswhichtranslatesinto she isthe friendly leader of men.Carlyisthe eldestdaughterinafamilycommittedtosocialjustice andcommunityandaproud auntie. JOHN HERMANS HeadofProspectResearch, Regional YouthWellnessCoordinator, Inuvialuit RegionalCorporation Universityof Toronto JohnHermansisDirectorof AdvancementResearchattheUniversityofToronto, where he isresponsible forprospect researchfortheUniversity's $2-billion Boundlesscampaign.Hehasmorethan15yearsofexperience inprospectre- searchwith theUniversityofTorontoand HospitalforSickChildrenFoundation,andisSponsorshipChairforthe upcom- ingAPRA-Canada 2014 nationalconference. PRESENTERBIOGRAPHIES (CON’T) Photo Not Available
  20. 20. 20 FollowUsonTwitter @TheCircleCanada #RevivingReciprocity DIANE KATSITSAWAKS HILL ProgramAdministrator R.E.A.L.School Dianeisamemberof the Mohawk Nation,BearclanfromtheSixNationsoftheGrandRiverTerritoryinOntario, Canada. AsanIntegrativeProgramsConsultantforthepast27years,DianehasbeenconsultingonvariousAboriginal educationinitiativesbothnationally& internationally. Shehas workedtopromoteculturallybasedtrainingstrategiesin socialworkandeducationand possesses expertiseintheareaofportfolio-assistedpriorlearningassessment. Dianehas writtenseveralarticles and books and haslecturedonthetopicof“Ethnostress”andIndigenousmodelsof learning/teaching. Shehas been teachingandfacilitatingpracticesofquantumhealingandwellnessinanintegratedand holisticeducationaltraining modelinNewZealand,SouthAfrica,SouthAmericaandtheUSA. She isaPh.D.candidate inAdultEducationwithanAboriginalfocusattheUniversityofToronto. As adynamickeynotespeakerandanimatorof thequantumenergy perspective, Dianeis keentosharewhatshehaslearnedwithothers. STEPHEN HUDDART President&CEO The J.W.McConnellFamilyFoundation StephenHuddartisthePresident and CEOoftheJ.W.McConnellFamilyFoundation, anational privatefoundation basedinMontreal.TheFoundation's Indigenous-focusedPhilanthropyInitiativehasprovidedsupporttoFirstNations ChildandFamily Caring Society's Caring Across Boundariesprogram,theCircleon PhilanthropyandAboriginalPeo- plesinCanada,theAshokaChangemakersInitiative,theActiveCircle,theMartinAboriginal EducationInitiative,Ind- spireInstitute, andothers. Stephen's backgroundincludesleadershippositionsinthepublic,private andcommunity sectors.Hecareerincludes stintsas adocumentaryfilmmaker,museumcurator,co-ownerofacommunity-basedjazz cafe,humaneeducator,and CEOofachildren'smusic andbookpublisher.HejoinedtheFoundationin2003asaSenior ProgramOfficer.Stephenserves ontheboardsof PhilanthropicFoundationsCanada,Centraide Montreal andthe McGillInitiativeintheSocial Economy. ROBERTA JAMIESON President&CEO Indspire RobertaisthePresidentand CEOofIndspire,formerlyknownastheNationalAboriginal AchievementFoundation, Canada’slargestIndigenous led charitydedicatedtoimprovingtheeducationoutcomesandachievementsofIndigenous peoplesin Canada.UnderRoberta’s leadership,IndspireisflourishinghavingexpandeditsBuildingBrighterFutures: Bursaryand Scholarship Awards programthathasawardedover$54milliontomore than16,000FirstNations,Inuitand Métisstudentrecipients nationwide. Robertais anationallyrecognizedleaderthathasaccomplishedanumberof“firsts” inhercareerincludingthefirst,FirstNationswomantoearnalawdegree,thefirstnon-parliamentarianappointedasan ex-officiomemberof aHouseofCommonsCommittee,thefirstwomanOmbudsman ofOntarioandthefirstwoman electedchiefoftheSix NationsoftheGrand RiverTerritory.Shehasalsobeenrecognizedwithnumerousawardsinclud- ingtheOrderof Canadaand has beengiven23honorarydoctoratesfromuniversitiesacrossCanada.” PRESENTERBIOGRAPHIES (CON’T)
  21. 21. 21 AMOS KEY JR. BoardofDirector&ViceChair OntarioTrilliumFoundation Amoswasborninto theOkwehonwehCivilization,andisamemberofMohawkNationhailingfromSixNationsofGrand RiverTerritory,gifted intotheTurtleClanof his Mother.Heisaneducatorandstaunchadvocate forFirstPeoplesHuman andLinguisticRightsandSocialJustice.Hepromotessocialchange,socialenterprise/social entrepreneurshipinim- provingthequality oflifeofindividuals and forencouragingtransformationalchange,volunteerismand‘civicengage- ment’inFirstPeople’scommunities. Heis akeenobserverinaddressinghumanrightsandcivil rightsissuesfacingFirst NationsCivilizations within, Ontario,CanadaandinCanadianSocietyatlarge.Hisearlycareerstartedintherealmof educationwiththeLondon Board of Educationas FirstNation'sGuidanceCounselorandNativeStudiesTeacherand continuestoday withFirst Nations BilingualEducationandthepotentialofe-learning. Inthe pasthehasheldappoint- mentsatboththeFederaland Provinciallevelsandhaselectedcivicexperiencewithhislocal BandCouncil atSixNa- tionsofGrandRiver. PAUL KLEIN SeniorDevelopmentOffice Indspire AsSeniorDevelopment Officerat Indspire,Paulbrings over17yearsofexperienceinbuildingindividual givingprograms andconsultingwithsomeofCanada’s largestcharitableorganizationsincluding;UNICEFCanada,theCanadianBreast CancerFoundation, Canada’s New Democratsandvarious professional artsorganizationsacrossCanada. Forthe past twoyears,Paulhasfocused on starting andgrowinganationalindividual donorprogramforIndspire,Canada’slargestIn- digenousruncharitableorganization. PAUL LACERTE ExecutiveDirector BritishColumbiaAssociationofAboriginalFriendshipCentres PaulLacerteis theProvincialExecutiveDirectoroftheBCAssociationofAboriginalFriendshipCentres,apositionhe hasheldforthepast17years. HeisamemberoftheCaribooClanandacitizenoftheCarrierNationinnorthcentral BritishColumbia.Paulis amemberoftheBoardofDirectorsfortheVancouverFoundationandservesasaLeadAborigi- nalrepresentativeonkeyProvincialinitiatives includingtheGovernmentNon-ProfitInitiative (GNPI).He currentlysits asone of theCanadian representatives attheUnitedNationsPermanentForumforIndigenousPeoplesinNew York. Paul’seducationwascompleted attheUniversityofVictoriaintheareaofPoliticalScienceandinthestudyofthe admin- istrationof AboriginalGovernments. Heisacertified facilitatorandspecializesinorganizational developmentandsuc- cessplanning. PRESENTERBIOGRAPHIES (CON’T)
  22. 22. 22 FollowUsonTwitter @TheCircleCanada #RevivingReciprocity KELLY J. LENDSAY President&CEO AboriginalHumanResourceCouncil Kellyisasocialentrepreneurwhois internationallyrecognizedasoneofCanada'sforemostinnovatorsofAboriginal di- versity. Hiscareerhasbeen aseries ofcatalytic flashpointsdemonstratingthatwitheffective networks,corporate and community goalscantranslatesmoothlyintoadvancingeducational,employment,andeconomicopportunitiesforAbo- riginalpeople. AspresidentandCEO ofthis uniquesocialenterprise,thecouncildesignspartnerships,programsand knowledgenetworksthattransformleaders andemployersintohighperformanceorganizationsofinclusion.Thecouncil emergedfromrecommendations in the1996ReportontheRoyalCommissionforAboriginalPeople.Todayitisaninde- pendentpublic-privatesocialenterprisewithISOdesignationandastrongtrackrecordforcreatingandexecutinginno- vationsinsocialandeconomicinclusion. In2007,inrecognitionoftheir100thanniversary,theUniversityof Saskatchewanhonoured Kellyas oneoftheUniversity’s100AlumniofInfluence–adesignationgivento 100exceptional graduateswhoseaccomplishments haveinfluencedthegrowthanddevelopmentofthe University, the province,andthe worldduringthelastcentury. Aproud Canadianof Cree,Métis,andEuropeanancestry,LendsayearnedhisBachelorof Sciencein Kinesiology-PhysiologyMinorin1981and attainedhisM.B.A.in1993fromthe UofS. TUESDAY JOHNSON-MACDONALD President TapResources TuesdayJohnson-MacDonaldisan entrepreneuroperatingaeventmanagementfirm,TAPResources. SheisTAP’sPres- identandseniorprojectmanager. Onapersonalnote,TuesdayJohnson-MacDonaldbelongsto the WolfClan,Mohawk Nation,oftheSixNations oftheGrand River. Sheis theseventhchildoftenandanhonouredmotherofthree adultchil- dren.Tuesday hasover18yearsmanaging regionaland national projects. PriortoestablishingTAPResourcesTuesday’s professionalbackground included 10yearsas theDirectorofSocial ServicesfortheSixNationsoftheGrandRiverTerri- toryand theMississauga’s ofNewCreditFirstNation. Shehassatonnumerousregional andnational boardssuchasthe OntarioIndian SocialServices Council, boardmemberwiththeMeetingProfessional International TorontoChapterand NationalWomeninLeadershipCommittee,aswell,ontheWorldConferenceforBreastCancerFoundation. Tuesday valuestheimportanceofcontributing to thecommunityandherprofession. Assuchsheishasrecentlydesignedandin- troducedaphilanthropic program: TheMeetingScout. TuesdaywashonouredamongstherpeersofProfessional Meet- ingPlannerswiththeOutstanding Volunteerof theYearAward. DUNCAN MCCUE Reporter CBC NewsVancouver Duncanhasbeena reporter forCBCNews inVancouverforfifteenyears.Hisaward-winningnewsandcurrentaffairs piecesarefeaturedon CBC's flagship newsshow,TheNational.Heisalsoanadjunctprofessoratthe UBCSchoolof Journalism,andhastaughtjournalismtoIndigenous studentsatFirstNationsUniversityandCapilanoCollege.McCue recentlywent“back-to-school”at StanfordUniversityinCalifornia,astherecipientofaKnightFellowship,wherehecre- atedanonlineguideforjournalists called ReportinginIndigenousCommunities(www.riic.ca).Beforebecomingajour- nalist,DuncanstudiedEnglishattheUniversityofKing'sCollege,thenLawatUBC.Hewascalledtothe barinBritish Columbiain1998.Duncanis Anishinaabe,amemberoftheChippewasofGeorginaIslandFirstNationinsouthernOn- tario.HeliveswithhiswifeandtwochildreninVancouver. PRESENTERBIOGRAPHIES (CON’T)
  23. 23. 23 KRISHAN MEHTA VicePresidentofInclusionandEquity AssociationofFundraisingProfessionals(AFP),GreaterTorontoChapter Krishanis theExecutiveDirectorofAdvancementatSenecaCollege.Inthisrole,heisresponsiblefortheoverall man- agementof thefundraising, advancementcommunicationsandalumniportfolios.PriortojoiningSenecain2010,he workedina variety of advancementpositionsattheUniversityofToronto,raisingfundsformanyoftheinstitution’sinclu- sion-orientedacademic programs. KrishanisalsoaninstructorinRyersonUniversity’sfundraisingmanagementcertifi- cateprogramand aPhDcandidateattheOntarioInstituteforStudiesinEducationwhereheisconductingresearchon thephilanthropy ofhighnet-worth immigrants inCanada.Heservesas theVicePresidentofInclusionandEquityforthe Associationof Fundraising Professionals,GreaterTorontoChapterandco-chairofthe InclusiveGivingProject, amulti- yeargovernment-funded programthatbrings togetherdonors,communityleadersandnon-profitmanagersto share their experiencesof giving and fundraisingwithintwelvediversecommunitiesacrossOntario. BRUCE W. J. MILLER AboriginalRelationsManager UnitedWay ofWinnipeg Bruce isrecently responsiblefor theAboriginalRelationsStrategyatUnitedWayofWinnipeg. Bruce isCree anda memberof MatachewanFirstNation, was aformerFacultymemberoftheUniversityofManitoba(UofM),formerSen- atememberandisoneofthe pastPresidentand CEOoftheUofMAlumniAssociation. Bruce wasChairofthe UofM’s FacultyofKinesiologyand Recreation Managementadvisoryboard, andofUofM’s6.7 milliondollarcapital campaign tobuildanAboriginalCentrethatopened inthefallof2008. Brucehasbeeninvolvedwiththe 2002NorthAmerican Indigenous GamesasCo-ChairoftheSportandCompetitionDivisionandwasinstrumental intheestablishmentofa 1.25Legacy Fund. CurrentlyChairoftheplanningcommitteeforTeamManitobafortheupcoming2014NorthAmeri- canIndigenous Games in Regina. Brucehas beeninvolvedwithFederalgovernmentsUrbanAboriginal Strategythat worksacross 14citiesand has satonnumerousboardsandcouncils. Bruceisinspiredtopromotethe valuesofsharing, caringandgivingand making acreativedifferenceinthecommunity.Brucehas beeninvolvedintheAFPDiversityIn- digenousPhilanthropyprojectand afoundingmemberoftheCircleonPhilanthropyandAboriginalPeoplesinCanada. JORDAN TESHAKOTENNYON’S MILLER Youth Animator R.E.A.L.School Jordanis amemberof theMohawk Nation,BearclanoftheHaudenosaunee(Peopleofthe Longhouse).Heresideson theSixNations of theGrand RiverTerritorynearOhsweken,Ontario. JordanholdsaSocial Service WorkerDiploma fromSt.LawrenceCollegeand is self-employed. Overtheyears,Jordanhasassembledanimpressive portfolio ofinter- estinglife,workandeducationalexperiencesstemmingfromawidevarietyofcreativeactivitiesrelatedtohisnational andinternationaltravels. Anavid sportsman,JordanhasbeenworkingasaGen7-Role Model fortheMotivate Canada YouthProgramsinceSeptember of 2010promoting healthylifestyles throughsportandrecreation. InMarchof2011, Jordanassistedinthecreationof“R.E.A.L.School”–ARealityEducation&AppliedLife skillsYouthLeadershipDevelop- ment Program. Heworksas ayouth animatorindeliveringthis programacrossOntarioandintothe UnitedStates. Jor- dan’sinterestsarevaried and hehas an intensepassionforlearningandliving. Heisan“outofthe box”thinkerwitha strongvisionanddesiretocreateamulti-dimensionalprogramforyouththatincorporatesthe visual andperformingarts, music,sportsandtraditional culture geared toamulti-cultural anddiversepopulationofyouth. PRESENTERBIOGRAPHIES (CON’T)
  24. 24. 24 FollowUsonTwitter @TheCircleCanada #RevivingReciprocity ERIN KONWARIHSE MONTOUR ProgramIntern J.W.McConnellFamilyFoundation Erin isayoungMohawk womanfromKahnawake,Quebec.SincejoiningTheJ.W.McConnell FamilyFoundationasaPro- gramIntern, thisopportunityhasallowedhertoexpandherskillsandknowledgeinIndigenous-focusedphilanthropy.She sitsontheyouthcommittee forthe “AllMyRelations”gathering,andiscurrentlycoordinatingareconciliationprojectin- volvingIndigenousandNon-Indigenous youth.Sheis alsoorganizingaprojectthatfocusesonpartnershipsbetweenin- digenousyouthandcommunityorganizations.EringraduatedwithaBachelorofSocial WorkfromMcGill University. She hasawidearray of experiences in thevoluntary/communitysectorinsuchdomainsas:mental health,childrenatrisk,in- tellectualdisabilitiesand creating programming foryouth. Shelooksforwardtoexpandingherskillsandknowledgein philanthropy. MEGAN MOODY Resource StewardshipDirector NuxalkNation MeganisaFirstNation’swoman fromtheNuxalkNation,BellaCoolaBC. ShehascompletedherMaster’sofScience DegreeinResourceManagementand EnvironmentalStudiesattheUniversityofBritishColumbia’sFisheriesCenter. Meganwasintroduced tofishing atayoungageasshefishedonacommercialgillnetterwithherfatheronthe BCCen- tral Coast. Shehasworked for theNuxalk Fisheries Program. In2008,MeganjoinedtheCentral CoastIndigenousRe- source Alliance(CCIRA)staffas theBiologist. CCIRAisaFirstNationsorganizationthatfocusesonprovidingsupport toitsmemberNations regarding resourcemanagement,science,andconservation. Atthispositionshe workedwiththe FirstNationsresourcestaff ofthefour CentralCoastNations(Heiltsuk,Kitasoo,NuxalkandWuikinuxv)andprovided supporttoeachNation’s fisheries/aquatic initiatives. InSeptember2013,shedecidedtocomplete herworkwithCCIRA andreturn to working forherhomecommunityas theNuxalkResourceStewardshipDirector. WES PRANKARD Youth Philanthropist NorthernStarfish ForWes,thejourney began January2010whenhisdad returnedfromatriptoAttawapiskat.Overdinner,hesharedsto- riesandpicturesofpeopleliving in third-world conditions.Thefactthathisdaddidn'tleave Ontariotowitnessthese living conditionswas unfathomabletoWes, whoimmediatelysetouttodosomething.Campingoutfor24hoursduringMarch breakin2010,Wesraised$6000.00and 12,000poundsoffoodandclothingtoassistthepeopleofAttawapiskat.What followedwasatripto meetthecommunity, whenWesrealizedthattherewerenoplaygroundsthere.Wescontrastedthat tothe55 playgrounds in hishometown andhewonderedhowthatwasfair.ThiswasthestartofNorthernStarfish; anor- ganizationdedicatedto bringing equalitytoFirstNationKidsintheareaofEducation,HealthandPlay.Hismissionisto buildaplaygroundineverynorthern communityinCanadathatdoesn'thaveone,andheaccomplishedthe firststepthis summerinAttawapiskat.Wes'smediaand speaking creditswouldbeadmirableforsomeone threeorfourtimeshisage. One ofhisfavoritethings is speakingtogroupsofanyage-challenging,inspiringandencouragingthemto make adiffer- ence. PRESENTERBIOGRAPHIES (CON’T)
  25. 25. 25 TOM PORTER Elder Thomas R.Porter(Sakokwenionkwas-“TheOneWhoWins”)isthefounder,spokesperson,andspiritual leaderoftheMo- hawkCommunity of Kanatsiohareke(Ganajohalaygay)locatedintheMohawkValleynearFonda,New Yorkin1993. He isamemberoftheBearClanoftheMohawkNationatAkwesasne.(Akwesasne,also knownastheSt.RegisMohawk Reservation, straddles theNewYorkState/CanadianbordernearMassena,NewYork.)HeismarriedtoAliceJoe Porter whoisChoctaw,and has six children. Mr. Porterheldthepositionofsub-chieffortheTehanakarine Chieftainshiptitle, one of theninechieftitlesoftheMohawk Nation,for21years(1971-1992).Hewasthedirectorandeducatoratthe Ak- wesasneFreedomSchoolandtaughtattheKahnawakeSurvivalSchool.HeofferedinstructioninMohawklanguage,phi- losophyandhistory atbothschoolsas wellascarpentryatKahnawake.Thepurposeofbothinstitutionswasto teachthe usualsubjectmatterwithin atraditionalMohawkworldview,withemphasisonmaintainingthe Mohawklanguage asalive andvital. Mr.Porterorganized the“WhiteRootsof Peace”,aculturaltravelinggroupcreatedto revitalize Nativetradi- tionsandbeliefs inNorth America.Hewasitsmainspeakerandlecturedforthegroupatvariousuniversitiesandcol- legesthroughouttheUnited States and Canada. JO-ANNE RYAN VicePresident,PhilanthropicAdvisoryServices TDWaterhouse Jo-AnneisVicePresident, Philanthropic AdvisoryServicesatTDWealthandExecutive DirectorandarchitectofthePri- vateGiving Foundation(PGF).PGFwas thefirstdonor-advisedfundprogramlaunchedbyafinancial institutionin Canadathatprovides astructuretoleavealasting legacyinasimpleandeffectivemanner.Jo-Anne developsstrategies withinTDWealththathelp clients incorporatephilanthropyintheiroverall financial andestateplanning.She isapast memberof theexecutiveoftheCanadian AssociationofGiftPlannersGTAandis currentlyamemberofthe government relationscommitteewhich lobbiesthedepartmentoffinancetoimprovetaxincentivesrelatedto charitablegiving.Jo- Anne isalso a memberoftheEstatePlanningCouncilofToronto.SheisalsoamemberoftheBoardandauditcommittee forBishopsUniversity Foundation and is amemberoftheadvisoryboardforCarletonUniversity’sMastersinPhilan- thropyandNonprofitLeadership program DAVE SECORD Director StrategicPrograms atTidesCanada Dr.DavidSecord hasbeen DirectorofStrategicProgramsatTidesCanadaFoundationsince2010.Heoverseesateam ofphilanthropicprofessionals based inBC,Manitoba,Ontario, andtheNWTwhobringdeepknowledge ofissues,re- gions,andmulti-sectorpartnershipstostrategicgrant-making, muchofitinvolvingaboriginal communities,landsandwa- ters,andgrantees. Beforemoving toTidesCanada,heoversawagrant-makingportfolio inAlaskaandBCforthe WilburforceFoundation. Trained as marineecologist,hewasaprofessorattheUniversityofWashingtonfrom1996- 2007,whereheplayedfounding orleadershiproles intwoaward-winninginterdisciplinaryenvironmentalstudiespro- grams.Davehasbeen aFellowoftheInternationalCanadianStudiesInstituteandtheAldo LeopoldLeadership Program,serves ontheboard oftheCanadianEnvironmentalGrantmakersNetwork,andwasafoundingmemberofand currentlychairsthecircumpolarArctic FundersGroup.Sincejoiningthefoundationworld,Dave hastriedtohelpnudge philanthropic institutionstoward improveddialoguewithandmoredirectgrantingtoIndigenouscommunities,leaders, andorganizations. PRESENTERBIOGRAPHIES (CON’T)
  26. 26. 26 FollowUsonTwitter @TheCircleCanada #RevivingReciprocity JAMES STAUCH Director InstituteforNonprofitStudies,MountRoyalUniversity JamesholdsaMastersin EnvironmentalDesign(Planning)fromtheUniversityofCalgary. Hehasworkedinthefieldof community andregionalplanning in theprivateandnon-profitsectorswithinAlbertaandthe NorthwestTerritories. JamesispastChairof theCanadianEnvironmentalGrantmakersNetworkBoardofDirectors,aco-creatoroftheArctic FundersGroup andpastChair of twoorganizationsworkingtobuildrelations betweenphilanthropyandFirstPeoples: TheCircleonPhilanthropyand AboriginalPeoplesinCanadaandtheSanFrancisco-basedInternational FundersforIn- digenousPeoples. James has served as afoundationexecutiveandnon-profitsectorconsultantfornearlytwo decades, workinginthefieldof philanthropy. Jameshasguided oradvisedonawiderangeofprogramsthatsupporttheemer- genceofcommunity leadership,orthathelporganizations uncovernewpossibilitiesfortheirprogrammingandopera- tionsinorder to bestrategic,authentic andenduringintheirimpact. Hehasworkedextensivelywithcommunitiesinthe Arcticand farnorth,with thenon-profitsectorintheCalgaryandGreaterTorontoregions,aswell aswithAboriginal communitiesandorganizations across Canada. Jamesisalsothefounderanddirectorof8thRung,aconsultancyfo- cusedonleadershipandnetworkdevelopment. From2002to2012,heservedinitiallyasProgramManagerandthenas Vice President,Programs and OperationsattheToronto-basedWalterandDuncanGordonFoundation. While attheGor- donFoundation, hedesigned and managedits programmingrelatedtotheArcticandfarnorth,includingco-creatingand overseeingtheJaneGlasscoArctic FellowshipProgram. Beforethat,herantheCommunityGrantsProgramatThe Cal- garyFoundation. MARILYN STRUTHERS John C.EatonChairofInnovationandEntrepreneurship (SchoolofChild&YouthCare, FacultyofCommunityServices) RyersonUniversity Marilynhas workedin and around thenon-profitsectorformorethanfortyyears,engagedinsocial change infieldsas variedaswomen’ssafety,children’s mentalhealth,communityparticipationintheartsandwithFirstNations’onfishing rights,community-drivenresearchand projectdevelopment. Herworkinthenon-profitsectorhasspannedcommunity organizing, organization building,and participatoryapproachestolearning,governance,programandleadership.For thelast14yearsMarilynhasbeen afunderwiththeOntarioTrilliumFoundation,makingprovincial investmentsin change-the-worldorganizations -building thesocialsector’scapacitytoinnovate.Usingthe“landscape view”outover thesectorthatherposition afforded, Marilynhasalsobecomearesearcher,writerandteacher.Watchingthe changesin howmoney flows,whatis happening in the“hybridspace”betweennon-profitandcommercial venturesandthesector’s growingroleas“solution finder” to complexsocialproblems,shehasbeentrackingthelivelyconversationsonwhatthe non-profitsectoris,howitworks and howitcreateslightningfastinnovationforpublicbenefit.Marilynisafoundingmem- beroftheCircleandis currentlyStruthersistheinauguralJohnC.EatonChairinSocialInnovationandEntrepreneur- shipintheFaculty of CommunityServiceatRyersonUniversity. PRESENTERBIOGRAPHIES (CON’T)
  27. 27. 27 ERROL WINTER ExecutiveDirector GwaiiTrustSociety/Gwaii ForestCharitableTrust Errol isagraduateof York UniversityholdingaMasterofBusinessAdministration,andaBachelorofEducation. He also holdshislicenseinBC Securities andMutualFundManagement. Overthecourseofthe lastfiveyearsErrol hasheldthe positionofExecutiveDirectoroftwoFirstNationsCharitableTrustsbasedoutofVancouverandHaidaGwaii withcom- binedassetsinexcessof $100MM. Errolhashelpedtocreateoneoftheonlyperpetual fundscoveringmulti communi- tieswithinasplitdemographicenvironment. Theseconsensusbasedorganizationsformthebasisforall practical governanceontheIslands of HaidaGwaii.Witha20yearbackgroundinbankingmanagement,anda5yearstintassist- ingbusinessesmovefrommid-cap tolarge,Errolhasmanagedtoblendcorporategrowthandgovernance withnotfor profitmotives,participating in projects suchasdisasterreliefhousinginChina,andmicrolendingagenciesforwomenin India.Errol’slatestprojectis working tobring togetherCanadianfoundational institutionsandfirstnationstruststoen- hancefinancialliteracy learning outcomesforall. PRESENTERBIOGRAPHIES (CON’T) Proud Sponsor of the 2013 All My Relations Gathering Tim Hortons Aboriginal Relations strategy and program outreach, called Horizons, strives to implement a meaningful, structured and long-term partnership with Aboriginal communities. The program focuses on education, empowering youth, economic development and employment. For more information, please visit timhortons.com under the Making a True Difference tab © Tim Hortons, 2013
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