Our Staff

Executive Team

Allison Felker

Interim Executive Director
Allison has been the interim Executive Director since July 2018.
Sean

Sean Condon

Managing Director, 312 Main
Sean is the managing director for 312 Main.
Michelle Eggli

Michelle Eggli

Manager of Donor Engagement and Fund Development
Michelle graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Communications Degree from the Faculty of Applied Science.
Irene Gannitsos

Irene Gannitsos

Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives and Investments
Irene re-joined our team in 2015, having previously worked with the Foundation from 2000 - 2012 in a variety of roles and leading much of the early social enterprise work.
Marie Genevieve Lane

Marie-Geneviève Lane

Senior Accountant
Marie-Geneviève joined VCF in January 2018, after completing the CPA Professional Education program.

Nancy Melo

Manager, Administration
Nancy has been with Vancity for 26 years. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2012, Nancy worked with the venture capital division of Vancity.

Donor Services

Michelle Eggli

Manager of Donor Engagement and Fund Development
Michelle brings people together with the causes and issues they care about, to make a difference in our community.

Landon Gilmour

Donor Services Advisor
Landon joined Vancity Community Foundation in 2019 as the Donor Services Coordinator. His current work is to engage donors in creating impact.
Madi

Madison Mussell

Donor Services Coordinator
Madi joined the Vancity Community Foundation in 2021 as the Donor Services Coordinator.

Hannah Sarchuk

Communication Specialist
Hannah joined Vancity Community Foundation in 2021 as the Communication Specialist.

Strategic Initiatives

Bryn

Bryn Sadownik

Consultant, Learning & Evaluation
Bryn works with community organizations to strategically plan, manage and communicate the value of their work, and in particular the measurement of social & environmental impact.
Letizia

Letizia Romei

Team Manager, Surrey Homelessness and Housing Society
Letizia is the Team Manager for the Surrey Homelessness and Housing Society (SHHS).
Stephanie Shardlow

Stephanie Shardlow (On Leave)

Fund Development Coordinator, Surrey Homelessness and Housing Society
Stephanie joined the Surrey Homelessness and Housing Society in January 2016 as the Fund Development Coordinator.

Reaching Home

Lisa Nissanov

Lisa Nissanov

Program Manager, Reaching Home: Canada's Homelessness Strategy
Lisa is the Team Manager for Reaching Home (formerly the Homelessness Partnering Strategy).
Arminda

Arminda Alexander

Senior Program Officer, Reaching Home: Canada's Homelessness Strategy
Arminda joined VCF in November 2016, as a Project Officer with the Homelessness Partnering Strategy, now called Reaching Home.
Julie Cheng

Julie Cheng

Project Officer, Reaching Home: Canada's Homelessness Strategy
Julie joined the Homelessness Partnering Strategy, now called Reaching Home, in 2017.
Sarah Glazier

Sarah Glazier

Program Officer, Reaching Home: Canada's Homelessness Strategy
Sarah is a Program Officer with the Reaching Home Team, and is excited to bring her passion for learning, social justice, and equity into her role!
Angie Koslowsky

Angie Koslowsky

Senior Program Officer, Reaching Home: Canada's Homelessness Strategy
Angie has been working as a contractor with the Reaching Home team since November 2020.

Karimah Naguib

Program Officer, Reaching Home: Canada's Homelessness Strategy
Karimah is a Program Officer with the Reaching Home team.

312 Main

Kelly Chapman

Operations Manager
Kelly is the Operations Manager for 312 Main.

Dave Gerow

Building Maintenance Technician
Dave is our Building Maintenance Technician.

Sonam Swarup

Events and Programs Specialist
Sonam is an Events and Programs Specialist at 312 Main.

Husain Vahanvaty

Events and Programs Specialist
Husain is an Events and Programs Specialist for 312 Main.

iris yong

Coworking and Membership Manager
iris is the Coworking and Membership Manager for 312 Main.

Administration

Peter Atkins

Administrator, Philanthropic Services
Peter worked through a variety of information management roles in public and private sectors before joining VCF as Administrator for Philanthropic Services in February 2018.

Hosted Organizations

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