Join Us!!! Call for Board Nominations 2024-2025

Would you like to be part of the volunteer leadership team that ensures the success of AFP Golden Horseshoe Chapter? Positions for the 2024-2025 AFP Chapter Board are now open!


The following portfolio positions are open for the 2024-2025 Board roles 

  • Marketing & Communications, 
  • Membership, Secretary, 
  • Education, 
  • Every Member Campaign (EMC) and Bursaries/Awards, 
  • Government Relations

Should you wish, a summary of Board portfolio description is available here.  
Apply NOW.  To complete an application for a Board position, please use our NEW ONLINE Application form 

As a board, we are deeply committed to promoting Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA) within our organization and ensuring that our Board reflects the diverse communities we serve.  Please READ our Commitment to IDEA for our Chapter here. We are seeking representation in the following areas to enhance the diversity of our Board:

  • Geographic Diversity:  the chapter region encompasses a large area, including Niagara, Hamilton, Halton Region, Waterloo, Guelph and Brantford.  We encourage nominations from individuals representing these diverse communities. 
  • Organizational Size: We aim to have Board members from organizations of different sizes to bring a rang of perspectives and experiences to the table.
  • Type of Organization: We welcome nominations from individuals representing various types of organizations within the nonprofit sector.
  • Leadership Ability: Candidates should demonstrated strong leadership abilities and a willingness to learn (we provide mentorship and support).
  • Willingness to serve on a Working Board: Board members are expected to actively contribute to the work of the Board and engage in strategic decision-making
We encourage nominations from individuals belonging to underrepresented groups, including but not limited to BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour), 2SLGBTQ1A+ individuals, persons with disabilities, and individuals from marginalized communities.  Your unique perspectives and experiences are essential in shaping a more inclusive and equitable Board.  

Board Members

Photo of Marc Clare

Marc Clare

Photo of Sarah McPherson

Sarah McPherson

Past President
Photo of Tracy Geoffroy

Tracy Geoffroy, CFRE

President Elect, Co-Director Education

Amanda Braet, CFRE

Co-Director Education
Cialyn Headshot 2023

Cialyn Carson

Co-Director Marketing & Communications

Mandy Cavasin, CFRE

Co-Director Revenue Development
Photo of Andrea Cayer

Andrea Cayer

Co-Director Membership
Photo of Megan Henshaw

Megan Henshaw

Co-Director EMC, Scholarships & Bursaries
Jeff Mamer

Jeff Mamer, MBA, PMP

Co-Director EMC, Scholarships & Bursaries

Jennifer McNally, CFRE

Co-Director Membership
Lisa Mulholland Head Shot

Lisa Mulholland

Co-Director Marketing & Communications, IDEA

Viola Poletes

Co-Director Revenue Development
Sangari Sakthivel - 2

Sangari Sakthivel

Felicia's headshot

Felicia Sciberras, CFRE

Marla Smith - Jan. 9, 2017 Photo by Denis Cahill

Marla Smith, CFRE

National Philanthropy Day Chair, Co-Director Education

Serena Stewart

Co-Director Marketing & Communications

Peter West, MBA, CMP

Co-Director Education