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Staff

http://cfgb.ca/doc/?ID=31Community Foundation Grey Bruce has a talented and committed staff who are invested in their community.  Meet our team!

 

Stuart Reid Annan

Executive Director
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Stuart Reid has over 25 years of experience as a senior manager in the not-for-profit sector. He joined Community Foundation Grey Bruce as Executive Director in 2016 after serving for over four years at Brock University in St. Catharines as director of Rodman Hall Art Centre. He has also served as Executive Director of the Mackenzie Art Gallery in Regina, Saskatchewan, and was an Adjunct Professor at the University of Regina, from 2009 to 2012. From 2001 to 2009, he was Director/Curator of the Tom Thomson Art Gallery in Owen Sound. An active community volunteer, he just completed 6 years on the Board of the provincial service organization, Craft Ontario, and is a former president of the Ontario Association of Art Galleries. Reid is a graduate of York University in Toronto. He also completed the J. Paul Getty Trust’s Museum Leadership Institute training at the University of California at Berkeley in 2002. An award-winning writer, Reid has a long list of essays and exhibition catalogues of which he is the author. Stuart is a certified yoga teacher, loves living in beautiful Annan ON, and enjoys long walks on country roads with his miniature schnauzer named Poppy.

Wendy Bachiu

Grant & Scholarship Co-ordinator
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Wendy has been with the Foundation in various capacities for over 10 years and remembers taking the first $1 million dollar cheque to the bank!
Wendy is responsible for all aspects of granting as well as the Foundation’s scholarships, bursaries or awards for students in Grey & Bruce.
Wendy is also an accomplished contemporary artist and, in her spare time, she renovates vintage camping trailers and occasionally gets to go camping.

Kate Baker

Bookkeeper
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Kate was hired at the Foundation shortly after she graduated with a Business diploma from Georgian College in Owen Sound.
With her natural knack for numbers, Kate ensures all aspects of the Foundation’s financial requirements are carefully and properly handled.

Sarah Haefling

Community Outreach Officer
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Sarah started at the Foundation after completing a post-degree program in Marketing, and a Business degree from Western University. Sarah provides marketing, communications, outreach, event management and administration support for the CFGB. She has been an active volunteer throughout school including tutoring at the Learning Disabilities Association and travelling to the Dominican Republic to teach English. Sarah enjoys travelling to new places every chance she gets, along with swimming, soccer, and paddle boarding on Georgian Bay in the summer.

Sonya Mount

Accountant
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Sonya is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA), a Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP (ret.)) and formerly a Licensed Insolvency Trustee (LIT) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP®). Since moving to Meaford in 1991 and starting a business in Owen Sound with her husband, she has provided insolvency and restructuring services to individuals and businesses and consulted on risk management and organizational change. She has extensive experience as a volunteer; including the YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce as co-chair of the Julie McArthur Regional Recreation Centre Task Force and Fund Raising Committee, 9 years on the Board of the Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation, the Alzheimer Society Grey-Bruce and various Professional and Municipal committees.

Sonya can often be found either at the “Y” or enjoying the many outdoor and artistic activities that make our area special.