tu brings over 30 years of fund development experience to the projects and organizations he works with. A recipient of AFP’s Outstanding Fundraising Professional award in 2009, Stu recently retired from Kids Cancer Care as Chief Development Officer after holding senior leadership positions with KCI (Ketchum Canada Inc.), the University of Calgary and McMaster University.
Stu is a recognized speaker and presenter at the national and international level and is strong ambassador for our city, province and country. Helping improve the lives of children and teens has long been one of Stu’s passions. His volunteer involvement has included the Calgary Stampede’s Grandstand Show Committee and Nominating and Shareholder Relations Committee, Pearson College of the Pacific, Arts Commons (formerly the EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts) and Youthlink –the Calgary Police Interpretive Centre and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. He currently serves as president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
A graduate of McMaster University, Stu is married to Vicki (Director of Community Relations at Cenovus) and has two adult children – Jamie and Tori.