Mr. Jon Einarson
Jon has worked in the not-for-profit world for the past 15 years. A graduate of the University of North Dakota, Jon worked previously as the Director of Communications for the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba, and as the Divisional Director of Public Relations for the Salvation Army.
Ms. Kaylene Kessler
Communications & Special Events Coordinator
Kaylene is responsible for creating the Foundation’s communications materials and organizing its marquee events. After graduating with a major in public relations from Red River College’s Creative Communications program, Kaylene has worked and volunteered for many non-for-profit organizations in Winnipeg.
Mrs. Leah Johnston
Donor Relations Manager
As the Donor Relations Manager, Leah is the first point of contact for donors and ensures they receive the special recognition they deserve. Leah’s education in Human Resource Management and previous experience in the travel industry demonstrate her passion for learning and building relationships. Leah is a vital part of the Foundation team, assisting in all fundraising aspects.
Ms. Vanessa Cardinal
Vanessa provides support services for the Foundation. She assumes responsibility or the daily administrative operations while assisting with special events and other fundraising campaigns and projects. Vanessa’s background is in Payroll Accounting and Administration in a variety of non-for-profit organizations.