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Nomination Period Open for AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada Board of Directors

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Dear Canadian AFP Member:

Are you committed to the fundraising profession?

Do you have a vision for how professionals across Canada can help grow philanthropy?

Can you imagine supporting a profession growing in every region?

Do you want to be part of a dynamic organization?

If you answered “Yes!” to any of these questions, then you have the power to influence the direction of AFP in a very concrete way: by nominating yourself or another leader to the Board of Directors of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada for a term beginning on July 1, 2019.

You can get find the nomination form here. Expectations for board members can be found here.

All nominations MUST be accompanied by a current resume (or biography) and confirmation of the nominee’s willingness to serve.

The deadline for nominations is March 29, 2019.

The evaluation criteria used includes:

  • demonstrated leadership ability;
  • previous service to AFP, philanthropy and the community locally and/or nationally and
  • particular leadership, skill or education needs of the foundation at the time candidates are being considered.

Additionally, the committee on directorship will consider appointments based on:

  • certification (preferred but not required for nominees),
  • geography,
  • diversity (all inclusive),
  • type of professional practice,
  • previous and current support of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada,
  • chapter size,
  • current AFP membership in good standing (signed the Code of Ethical Principles and Standards) and
  • leadership experience serving at the chapter level.

The Committee on Directorship will determine a slate of directors made up of both returning and new board members. The Foundation will also be selecting a chair-elect, who will serve as Foundation Chair beginning in 2021.

Thank you in advance for your consideration to be part of this open search for dedicated and talented leadership for our organization. Please feel free to contact any member of the Committee on Directorship should you have questions. This is an opportunity to make your voice heard.


Leah Eustace, ACFRE                           
Immediate Past Chair & Chair, Committee on Directorship                        
AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada

Foundation Committee on Directorship
Leah Eustace, ACFRE - Chair

Roger Ali, CFRE

Susan Storey, CFRE

Darcie Acton, CFRE

Beth Ann Locke

Krishan Mehta, Ph.D.                       


  1. AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada Nomination Form
  2. AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Board Expectations


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