Changes to the GFCF board

Monica Patten, one of the founding members of the GFCF board, has announced her retirement from the GFCF board. Monica, who was the President and CEO of the Community Foundations of Canada until her retirement last year was involved with the GFCF from the very beginning, when the idea for a fund was first developed under the umbrella and leadership of WINGS, and she was the Chair of the Fund’s Management Committee from 2005 until 2008 when it was established as an independent organization.

Gerry Salole has joined the GFCF board. The Chief Executive of the European Foundation Centre and current Chair of TrustAfrica, Gerry was also a member of the original Management Committee which oversaw the GFCF in its early days as a pilot project.


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