Feisal Keshavjee, Board Chair
Feisal’s career in executive health administration spans over 25 years in leadership positions with Calgary Health Region, Ernst & Young’s New Zealand health consulting practice, University of Calgary’s Faculty of Medicine, GE Healthcare and RCA Diagnostics. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary, a Master of Health Administration from the University of Ottawa, a CMA designation and a Certified Health Executive designation from the Canadian College of Health Leaders.
W. Peter Blanchard, Vice-Chair & Treasurer
Peter is the Vice President, Finance and Fun for Prairie Merchant Corporation, a privately owned company with investments ranging from real estate throughout North America to interests in professional sports franchises. He holds degrees in Economics and Business from the University of Manitoba, completed the CICA In-depth Tax Course parts I and II, and is a CPA, CGA.
Jessica Dirom, Secretary
Jessica is the Senior Director, Fundraising with the Canadian Cancer Society Alberta/NWT. Originally from Ontario, she moved to Alberta in 2000 to continue her education at the University of Calgary in Sociology, and she is currently pursuing her second degree in business. Jessica is a fundraising professional with over 12 years of experience enhancing business and fundraising development, managing projects and implementing strategies to build community partnerships.
Bobbi Turko, Executive Director
Bobbi is the founder and lead consultant of Fuse, a Calgary-based consulting practice supporting charities and non-profits in building their organizational and fund development capacity. Her resume over the past 25 years includes health care administration, non-profit marketing and communications, and 16 years in fundraising management. Together with her daughter Sutton, she founded I Can for Kids in 2015. Connect with Bobbi by email.
Mary Morrison, Board Member
Mary has enjoyed a professional career devoted to her passions of food, hospitality and thought leadership. Formally educated in Dietetics which created a launch pad for a succession of interesting work. Career highlights include having a senior leadership role at two winter Olympic athletes village, fulfilling a dream and being the “chief of everything” with Hail Mary Inc., and for the past 6 years employed at Compass Group, the world’s leading provider of food and support services where Mary currently holds the role of Vice President Strategic Markets, Canada.