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People Canadian Leadership

Opportunity International's leaders use their extensive professional experience to ensure Opportunity achieves its mission of empowering people living in poverty to transform their lives, their children's futures and their communities.

Canadian Leadership

Opportunity International's leaders use their extensive professional experience to ensure Opportunity achieves its mission of empowering people living in poverty to transform their lives, their children's futures and their communities.

Dale Patterson

As the new President & CEO of Opportunity International Canada, I bring a successful business career with expertise in international marketing, project management, venture capital, government relations, marketing and communications. I also bring extensive experience with OIC, as one of its founding Board members, I have served on the OIC Board and OI Global Board, and until this appointment, was Vice Chair of the OIC Board of Directors.

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Doris Olafsen

Based in Vancouver, VP Philanthropy, Westren Canada, Doris Olafsen has served on the leadership team of Opportunity International Canada since 2005. A focused philanthropy professional with over 20 years of experience, Doris’s “WHY” is to empower and connect people and businesses that are committed to seeing vision realized.

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Jannalee Anderson

Jannalee Anderson is a graduate of both the H.B.A. and the M.B.A. programs at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, for which she afterwards became both an instructor and an international recruiter. She also taught at Tong Ji University in Shanghai and worked as a Forecasting and Pricing Analyst at McCormick Canada.

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Grace Loney

Grace brings over 25 years of senior management experience in finance and administration for both the private and public sectors. She was appointed CFO and Vice-President, Finance and Administration for Opportunity International Canada in July 2009.

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Andrew MacDonald

Andrew is the Director of Marketing and Strategic Engagement at Opportunity International Canada.

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Ed Temple

It has always been Ed's passion to be a part of helping people live transformed lives. Joining Opportunity International Canada as the Director of Philanthropy for Alberta, Ed is confident in his ability to continue to cultivate, grow and leverage the Albertan entrepreneurial spirit of living life large and generously towards others.

Ed's education, training and life experience have led him to this place on his journey. He has served with an NGO in China working in Community Health Education,…

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Alison Chapman

Introduced to Opportunity as a donor in 2005, and joining our staff team in 2016, Alison has a variety of national and international experience in fundraising and project management. Prior to Opportunity, she has worked for charities and not-for-profits in both Canada and the UK.

Alison has an MSc from the London School of Economics, a BA-Honours from Queens, and a Diploma in Countryside Management from the University of London, England. She is married to Martin and they have two children…

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Martha Arias

Born and raised in Ecuador, Martha Arias felt her calling to serve the poor as a young girl. Since then she has devoted her life to creating transformational, sustainable microenterprise solutions to poverty. Since 2000, Martha Arias has been part of the OIC team as a volunteer for 3 years and as a Program Director for Latin America since 2003. Together with Opportunity International’s Implementing Partners she has helped designed and managed different microfinance projects worth over $20 Million…

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Jo-Anne Morris

Executive Assistant to the Board Chair and VP Philanthropy, Western Canada

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Stefanie Joseph

Joining Opportunity in 2015, Stefanie brings over 15-years of for-profit and not-for-profit experience, which includes donor relations and event planning experience. Stefanie has been a part of Opportunity for a number of year's prior, volunteering at local Luncheons and being an advocate in the London area. Stefanie is married to Richard and they have two young sons. She and Richard have travelled to Honduras through a mission's experience, which provided an understanding of the challenges of…

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Jamie Hubick

With a background in business leadership across several industries, Jamie's life has been shaped by his passion for knowledge and learning. After earning a Bachelor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Victoria, where he also played elite-level varsity volleyball, he entered the world of business and professional project management.

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Dale Patterson
President & CEO
Doris Olafsen
Vice President Philanthropy, Western Canada
Jannalee Anderson
VP Business Development
Grace Loney
CFO, VP Finance & Administration
Andrew MacDonald
Director of Marketing and Strategic Initiatives
Ed Temple
Director of Philanthropy for Alberta
Alison Chapman
Director of Philanthropy
Martha Arias
Director, Latin America
Jo-Anne Morris
Executive Assistant to the Board Chair and VP Philanthropy, Western Canada
Stefanie Joseph
Donor Relations Coordinator
Jamie Hubick
Regional Director of Philanthropy, British Columbia

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