Governance & Reporting

We are a registered charity CRN 108186305 RR0001, operating as VolunteerConnector, our legal name is Volunteer Centre of Calgary.

 

Our Accountability

Imagine Canada Standards TrustmarkOur organization is governed by our membership who appoints our Board of Directors as outlined in our Bylaws.

We are also members of the Standards Program which is a Canada-wide set of shared standards for charities and nonprofits designed to strengthen practices in five fundamental areas: board governance; financial accountability and transparency; fundraising; staff management; and volunteer involvement. The goals of Imagine Canada’s Standards Program are to increase the transparency of charities and nonprofits, and to strengthen public confidence in individual organizations and the sector as a whole.

 

Meet Our Board of Directors

Melissa Colborne
Melissa is a lawyer with experience in corporate finance, securities, M&A, governance, and commercial transactions. She is currently serving as in-house legal counsel for NorthRiver Midstream, but she previously practiced at a national law firm in their business law group. Throughout her career, she has worked with a variety of companies to ensure compliance with general corporate and securities law requirements and stock exchange rules. Melissa served the organization as a public committee member for a year prior to joining the board.

Marla Kailly (Secretary)
A lifelong advocate of volunteering, Marla recognizes the strength and resiliency of an engaged community. Having managed projects in both the business and non-profit sectors, she brings working knowledge of governance and collaboration to her role. Working at a non-profit and interacting with an extensive volunteer base combined with building strong community partnerships, Marla values involving the unique perspectives of individuals to build holistic outcomes.

Shauna Moscovich
Shauna is a seasoned leader in strategic planning, customer success and market research, in both the non-profit and corporate sectors. She has proven experience in understanding customer objectives and needs to optimize successful customer experiences. Shauna thrives on creating new approaches and leveraging cross team collaboration to improve organizational performance. Having a long history as an active volunteer, Shauna brings her experience as both a front-line volunteer and a non-profit board director.

Priscilla Ng (Chair)
Priscilla works in the financial services industry with over a decade of experience in community investment, project implementation, strategy, and sales effectiveness. Having worked in both the not-for-profit and corporate sectors, she is a proven collaborator and has a deep passion for volunteerism and civic engagement initiatives. She has served with us as a public committee member of our Governance & Nominating Committee and has been a board member since 2019.

Milton Ortega
Milton is a visionary professional with years of experience in the nonprofit sector. He is an energetic and empathetic leader committed to advancing the social sector's potential for meaningful impact. His experience in social impact investing and evaluation allows him to bring a keen understanding of the social sector's complexities. In addition, as an active community leader, he serves on several local and national boards, providing me with a broad perspective on the sector's current and future needs.

Nowayrah Sadiq (Treasurer)
Nowayrah is a qualified professional with 10 years of experience in financial reporting, treasury management system and external audit. She has a proven ability in system implementation, maintenance, and automation of financial processes. She is an effective problem solver and communicator, with a strong drive to achieve operational efficiency. Nowayrah enjoys meeting new people and hearing new perspectives. Be sure to reach out to her if you want to talk especially about emerging technologies in finance.

 

Meet Our Core Funders

A big thank you to all our core funders for their ongoing support. Your support helps to connect hundreds of thousands of volunteers to the community causes they care about. 

 

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VolunteerConnector is a registered charity CRN 108186305 RR0001