Kathleen Lemieux, CFRE
Kathleen Lemieux is a high impact fundraising director with over 20 years experience in the not-for profit sector. She has experienced repeated success strategically developing and executing fundraising plans of action. She is a certified fundraising professional, an 18-year member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and has served on the Okanagan Chapter’s board. She completed the Boston University Professional Fundraising Program and earned her CFRE designation in 2015.
Kathleen spearheaded fundraising and awareness programs for Habitat for Humanity Okanagan, the Kelowna Women’s Shelter and Pacific Riding for Developing Abilities Association. She is a member of Toastmasters and was the Director of Logistics for Loyal Woolridge’s successful 2018 campaign for Kelowna city council.
In 2020 she was nominated by her peers for a “Crowe MacKay LLP Change Maker Award”, in conjunction with the very first Kelowna Women in Business RISE AWARDS.
Stephen Somerville is a digital marketing enthusiast with a certificate of digital marketing from the Canadian Marketing Association. He has worked and volunteered with organization such as Habitat for Humanity Okanagan, the Kelowna Women’s Shelter and World Financial Group.
He is a member of Toastmasters International and serves on the board of directors for AFP Okanagan Chapter.
Stephen uses all appropriate marketing tools and strategies to maximise the impact of campaigns and optimise internal and external understanding of your aims. He creates and moderates website content, ensuring that style and formatting guidelines are being met, that core messaging is on brand, and meta descriptions and key wording is in place for SEO optimisation.
Stephen continually reviews website structure and layout to improve functionality, accessibility and user experience. He delivers social media, Google Ads, video, email marketing and mobile marketing initiatives.
Patricia Asaka is an aspiring humanitarian and a lifelong advocate for women’s rights and equality. She recently obtained a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of British Columbia (UBC).
She has worked closely with a range of different clients through her volunteer and professional positions, allowing her to develop outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills. These traits earned her a leadership award while serving as the Vice President of Internal Affairs for the African Caribbean Student Club at UBC.
Patricia has volunteered at Habitat for Humanity, amplifying her appreciation for the dedication not-for-profit organizations have for improving the quality of life of members of their community.