Vice President of Endow Manitoba
Alan’s passion involves helping organizations develop to their fullest potential. After leaving an award-winning career with the Manitoba government, he formed the NovaTuri Group; focused on enhancing organizations through governance and strategic initiatives. Prior to joining The Winnipeg Foundation in 2018, Alan led a multi-year pilot project focused on enhancing 21 of Manitoba’s affiliated community foundations. His current role combines ongoing support of Manitoba’s 55 community foundations, leadership of The Foundation’s other provincial priorities, including the Manitoba Heritage Trust Program, and the development of new strategies intended to advance the community foundation movement in Manitoba. An active community volunteer, Alan has served on the boards of Willow Place and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg.
Community Foundations Coordinator
Chloé aspires to support local, empower others and increase the sustainability in our communities. She has a BA in Arts (French) from the University of Winnipeg and a diploma in Social Services from La Cité Collégiale. Prior to joining Endow Manitoba, she has had the opportunities to work in multiple roles with the francophone community, with children and youth, as well as with community members who faced isolation barriers during the pandemic. In her position as a Community Foundations Coordinator, she supports the Endow team and Francofonds, with the ambition to help communities support their communities forever.
Program Specialist – Endow Manitoba
Denise Campbell joined The Winnipeg Foundation in 2001 as an Accounting Officer. Her duties at The Foundation have changed over the years and her current role as Program Specialist – Endow Manitoba is dedicated to addressing the needs of Manitoba community foundations. Denise brings years of foundation experience to her role and enjoys being the person at the other end of the phone or email. She believes there are no silly questions and will go the extra mile to help you. Prior to The Foundation, Denise worked for 11 years as the Office Manager of H & K Packers Co. Ltd. which included being the main bookkeeper for Finger’s Restaurant. Denise was born and raised in Swan River, MB, a beautiful place where her parents and many of her friends and family still reside.
Stacy Cardigan Smith
Capacity Building Consultant
Stacy believes community philanthropy brings lasting, positive change and that community foundations play a vital role in supporting that work. In her role as Capacity Building Consultant with Endow Manitoba, she works to advance the sustainability, growth and impact of Manitoba’s community foundation network. Previously, she spent nearly a decade guiding The Winnipeg Foundation’s communications and marketing activities, and worked as a journalist, including with CBC Manitoba’s investigative journalism unit.
She has a master’s degree in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership from Carleton University, a BA in Communications from University of Winnipeg, and a diploma in Creative Communications (Journalism major) from Red River College. Along with her husband and two children, Stacy aspires to live a happy, healthy life. A proud West End resident, she serves as inaugural chair of the South Valour Residents Association and is a member of the Isaac Brock School Parent Council.
Community Foundations Coordinator – South Central Region
Caddie has always prided herself in building professional relationships with people throughout her career. Born and raised in Southern Manitoba, Caddie understands the needs of rural communities and diversity within them. After graduating from Red River College, Caddie and her family lived in multiple provinces and abroad. Upon returning and moving to Carman, Caddie opened her own business and volunteered on multiple boards. She joins the Endow Manitoba team as a Community Foundations Coordinator supporting North Norfolk Foundation, Big Grass Community Foundation, Carman Area Foundation, Miami and Area Foundation.
Capacity Building Consultant
Courtney is dedicated to advancing the sustainability, growth, and impact of community foundations in Manitoba. Prior to joining the Endow Manitoba team, she enjoyed building the capacity of individuals and organizations through a variety of coaching, training and development roles and project development and management positions. She is a graduate of Carleton University (Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership), University of Manitoba (Bachelor of Commerce), Saint Xavier University (Adult Education), and is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR). Courtney’s passion for community has been recognized through the Harry Silverberg Leadership Award for her dedication to grassroot causes and strategic vision.
Capacity Building Consultant
Kevin has been part of the Endow Manitoba team since spring of 2019 and in that time has been fortunate to meet and work with the passionate staff and volunteers that drive the community foundation movement in the province. Kevin is a strong believer in the strength and resilience of not only communities, but their members. A proponent of lifelong education, Kevin is pursuing his Masters of Applied Economics through the University of Winnipeg starting in September 2022, and is looking forward to using what he learns to contribute to the evolution and growth of the community foundation movement. In his spare he likes to read, binge shows, and stay active through biking, running, playing soccer, hockey and almost any other sport you throw at him.
Community Foundation Coordinator
Maia holds a master’s degree in public administration and is a licensed Professional Teacher and Environmental Planner. She has nearly two decades worth of experience in municipal relations, rural development, and youth programming in her home country, Philippines. Her diverse employment history includes roles as Project Development Officer, Statistician, Child-Friendly Movement Focal Person, and Teacher. She has developed versatile skills that enable her to adapt quickly to new environments and engage with diverse communities.
Maia and her family moved to Morden, MB in May 2023. She feels it is a dream come true to be chosen as the Community Foundations Coordinator in South Central region of Manitoba. She provides support to the community foundations of Morden, Pembina-Manitou, and Morris and loves working with people who help their communities to become even better places.