Awards Judicial Panel

The AFP Vancouver Chapter Giving Hearts Awards Judicial Panel for 2016:

  • Barbara Grantham - CEO and President, VGH Hospital Foundation
  • Dee Dhaliwal - Publisher/GM, Western Living & Vancouver Magazine
  • Jennifer Johnstone - President, AFP Board of Directors
  • Howard Jang - Executive Director, Director of Cultural Unit, SFU Woodwards
  • Doug Nelson - CEO & President, BC Cancer Foundation
  • Laura Edwards - Executive Director of Advancement, York House School
  • Fred Lee - Associate Director, Alumni Relations, UBC
  • Craig Hikida - Vice President, Donor Services, Vancouver Foundation
  • Chris Arnet - Executive Director, SFU
  • Sarah Howard - President and Managing Partner, Compton Fundraising
  • Rose Terzariol - Vice President, KCI Philanthropy
  • Faye Wightman - Acting CEO, Canadian Cancer Society

The panel adjudicates the following awards:

  • Outstanding Large Corporation Award
  • Outstanding Small Business Award
  • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Outstanding Youth Philanthropist Award

2016 Giving Hearts Nomination Committee for the Professional Fundraiser and Lifetime Achievement Awards:

Vivian Smith, Executive Director - Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation
2012 Recipient of the Giving Hearts Outstanding Professional Fundraiser Award
Past President, AFP Vancouver

Cathy Daminato, Vice President, Advancement and Alumni Engagement – Simon Fraser University
2014 Recipient of the Giving Hearts Lifetime Achievement Award

Jeff Norris, President and CEO – Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation
2014 Recipient of the Giving Hearts Outstanding Professional Fundraiser Award

Please note: submissions are not accepted for these awards. A separate committee, Giving Hearts Awards Professional Fundraiser Nominations Committee reviews and identifies appropriate candidates for submission to the AFP Board of Directors. Nomination suggestions are welcomed by the committee.