Fund Development and Community Outreach Coordinator
Sylvia’s background is in fundraising and marketing for non-profit organizations across North America. Most recently for the Heart and Stroke Foundation and before that she had a focus and work history mainly in the arts and culture sector. She is a professional photographer with a degree in advertising and graphic design. Outside of work she is the mother of two children, one of them is rare, and an adoption advocate and educator. Sylvia is located in Ontario.
Fund Development and Program Officer
Alyson is English/French bilingual and has both for-profit and not-for-profit experience as a business owner, employee, and volunteer. Her international training and experience in public affairs, fundraising, and relationship management will add to promoting the vision, goals and mission of the Rare Disease Foundation. As we continue to expand our reach and impact across Canada and the world Alyson will embody the values and core principles of RDF.
Alyson is an overachiever with a smile and has a personable nature that will enable her to connect and work with other key members of our stakeholder community. She will provide direct administrative and coordination support to P2P Resource Networks across the country, lead/manage/support events and fundraisers, and build partnerships to help expand understanding of rare diseases and the brand of the Rare Disease Foundation. Alyson is located in Montreal.