Executive Director, Advancement and Alumni (acting)
Wendy is the acting Executive Director of Advancement and Alumni. She leads the teams of Advancement and Alumni and International. Wendy has enjoyed a wide variety of roles at Fanshawe over her past 30 years. She is the proud mom of a current Fanshawe College student and the spouse of a Fanshawe College alumni. Wendy believes that more of the world should experience Fanshawe!
Advancement and Alumni Relations Assistant
Rachel started working for the department as part of an internship in the Public Relations and Corporate Communications post-graduate certificate program in 2017. She was hired following her internship where she currently assists with a number of projects including content creation for the Alumni social media channels as well as updating the Advancement and Alumni website, Alumni @ Work and department events. Rachel also assists in the Larry Myny Mentorship program.
Dale Brown, BA, CEBS
Assistant to the Executive Director
Dale assists the Executive Director in scheduling, meeting preparation, communications and supporting the Advancement and Alumni departments. Dale has been with Fanshawe since 2016 and has previous experience working beside a Member of Parliament as an Executive Assistant
Regional Advancement Coordinator
Jeff works with our regional campuses to advance the College's mission and goals. He builds relationships with people and organizations who are interested in supporting innovative high-quality student learning experiences. He is passionate about fundraising and securing donations to support programs, capital needs and student awards. Jeff joined Fanshawe in 2016 after 22 years as a small business owner and 14 years of non-profit senior management experience. Jeff enjoys carpentry and golf but is most proud of being a dad and granddad.
Senior Development Coordinator
Mary has been a part of the Advancement team for 13 years, seeking new opportunities for students and the College through fundraising. By garnering philanthropic investments as well as in-kind donations, Mary contributes to the learning experience and future career success of Fanshawe students.
Trish Gergich, CFRE
Major Gift Coordinator
Trish joined the Advancement team in July 2017. She brings a wealth of knowledge from her previous employment with Brescia University College and the Canadian Mental Health Association - Middlesex. Trish is a graduate of the University of Guelph and graduated from the Fund Development program at Fanshawe College. Trish supports donors and faculty in the Schools of Nursing, Health Sciences, Community Studies and Public Safety.
Scott Mousseau, CPA, CMA
Manager, Advancement Services
Scott is responsible for the financial management of the Alumni and Advancement department. He also manages the accounting practices and procedures for the Fanshawe Alumni Association and all of the College's Fundraising activity. Scott came to Fanshawe in 2017 with over 10 years of progressive accounting experience. He has a Bachelors degree as well as his CPA, CMA designation. Scott is currently a graduate student working towards his Masters of Business Administration degree.
Becky Rine, bCRE-PRO
Gift and Donor System Facilitator
Becky is the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Fanshawe's gift and donor relationship management software program. In her role, she focuses on reporting, analysis and database administration. Becky has worked for Fanshawe since May 2006 and is a graduate of a number of Fanshawe programs including Office Administration, Accounting, Bookkeeping and General Business.
Communication Coordinator, Advancement & Alumni
Kyle has worked for Fanshawe since July 2014 and is responsible for all marketing and communications for the Advancement and Alumni department. With a background in journalism, Kyle uses his skills to produce the Alumni News magazine, the Alumni e-newsletter, Fanshawe Ties and the Retirees newsletter.
Development Associate – Stewardship
Elinor has been working with the Advancement department since July 2008 as a Development Associate. Her current role focuses on soliciting donations for the Faculty of Technology. Donor stewardship and recognition enhance her portfolio within the Foundation's awards and bursary program. Elinor prides herself in building relationships with donors that are mindful of a strategic and progressive approach to support students and celebrate their achievements at Fanshawe.
Judith is a dynamic, professional fundraiser who supports student success at Fanshawe. Her focus is the Faculty of Business, which includes the School of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, the School of Information Technology and the Lawrence Kinlin School of Business. She utilizes her creative and organizational skills to produce the annual Fanshawe College Golf Classic and the academic award celebrations for hundreds of deserving students and donors. Judith has been working as a Development Associate since November 2011.
Kevin Smith, BACS, bCRE
Gift Processing Specialist
Kevin has been a Fanshawe employee for over 10 years. He has held a number of positions in a variety of departments including Financial Aid, Student Records, Admissions and Student Awards. He has been working with the Advancement and Alumni department since 2014 as a Gift Processing Specialist. Kevin is responsible for processing financial contributions to the Foundation and College.
Laura provides administrative and operational support to the Executive Director, Advancement and Alumni team, the Foundation and any capital campaigns. She also helps to facilitate departmental events and special internal projects. Laura has worked for the Alumni and Advancement department since 2011. Laura was selected to represent the College as the 2017 Fanshawe College sponsored employee for the United Way.