SSFRE Goals

The Saskatoon Society of Fund Raising Executives is a professional organization dedicated to providing a supportive network for Fund Raising executives.

 

Our goals are:

  • To foster opportunities for resource sharing, networking and education.
  • To promote professionalism in fund raising and to interpret the profession to our own agencies and the general public.

SSFRE Executive April 2021 – March 2022

Angela Bergerman

Angela Bergerman

President

Associate 
DCG Philanthropic Services 
306-227-5418

Passionate fundraiser, life-long learner, educator, administrator, graphic designer, loving mom, chocolate-addict and community volunteer.

Angela holds an Education Degree from the University of Saskatchewan, Masters Certificate in Graphic Design from Sessions College for Professional Design, and accreditation as a Certified Fund-Raising Executive through CFRE International. 

To SSFRE Angela brings enthusiasm and a wealth of experience in volunteer management and non-profit fund development. An associate at DCG Philanthropic Services, she has facilitated educational sessions and workshops across Saskatchewan on capital campaigns, fund development and sponsorship.

Angela and her spouse Frank live in Saskatoon with daughters Michaila and Julia, dog Bonbon and three cats – Purrrcy, Ali and Bella. Never one to turn down an adventure or a good cabernet, Angela enjoys glamping, hiking, geocaching and spending time at the family cottage on Wakaw Lake.

Megan Gilewich

Megan Gilewich

Vice-President

Constituency Engagement Officer
Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Megan has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing from the Edwards School of Business. She has worked for the Saskatoon SPCA and currently works for Saskatchewan Polytechnic as a Constituency Engagement Officer. 

 After holding various positions with SSFRE since 2019, Megan is excited to be this year’s vice-president as we continue to grow our community of fund raising executives in Saskatoon!

Tricia Haugen

Tricia Haugen

Treasurer

Development Officer, Corporate & Community Partnerships 
RUH Foundation

As Development Officer, Corporate & Community Partnerships at RUH Foundation, Tricia helps donors and corporate partners fulfill their desire to support innovative research, education and patient care priorities at RUH.

Joanne McGrath

Joanne McGrath

Secretary

Donations Officer 
Meewasin Valley Authority 
306-665-6887

Joanne started her career in London, England working as manager of Legal Accounting in a busy Law firm. After relocating to Saskatchewan in 2011, Joanne’s main focus was on settling her three children into the Canadian way of life before starting her own business.

Joanne is new to the ‘non profit’ sector and is excited to learn and grow in this field after taking a position with Meewasin Valley Authority in 2019.

Richard Kies

Richard Kies

Past President

Executive Director
Kinsmen Foundation
306-244-6400 ext. 5

Richard has worked in the not-for-profit sector for over 20 years, including 15 years with the Canadian Red Cross. He has been the Executive Director of the Kinsmen Foundation since June 2018. The annual TeleMiracle telethon raises millions of dollars to help Saskatchewan residents with mobility equipment and medical travel assistance.  

Richard holds a professional designation in communications and is an alumnus of the University of Regina. He lives in Saskatoon with his wife Deborah and their beloved Shih Tzu, Kirby.

Morgan Kalk

Morgan Kalk

Programming Co-chair

Associate
DCG Philanthropic Services

After obtaining her Bachelor of Commerce in Management (Hons), Morgan immediately and eagerly entered the field of fundraising as an Associate with DCG Philanthropic Services, where she remains today. Her focus is leading and guiding organizations through their fund development priorities and implementation of strategic plans. Offering her time and voice to strengthen the community has always been a priority of Morgan’s. Throughout university, she stayed actively involved in multiple student groups, consecutively, serving in roles such as President, Coordinator, Marketing Lead, and most recently, Alumni Advisor. She is excited to continue her involvement with community serving groups such as the SSFRE, The Princess Shop and Dress of Success Saskatoon, where she will collectively work toward a better community with like-minded individuals.

Michelle Busa

Michelle Busa

Programming Co-chair

Donor Relations & Fund Development Manager
Read Saskatoon

Michelle began her career in non-profits with YWCA Saskatoon working with community organizations to deliver and fund programs in the fitness facility. Wanting to expand her skill set, she and made the change to the Heart and Stroke Foundation to manage three fundraising programs for the province. In 2018, Michelle found her happy place at READ Saskatoon and again, had the opportunity to learn and grow. Michelle started in Communications and Events and is now the Donor Relations and Fund Development Manager.

Michelle has a B. Ed from the U of S and received her Certified Fund-Raising Executive designation through CFRE International in 2020.

She is the Past President for the non-profit networking group, EWI of Saskatoon and is the mom of two busy boys. Michelle enjoys gardening and going for day-long and multi-day bike trips with the family. .

Joanne Fedyk

Joanne Fedyk

Website

Executive Director 
Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council 
306-931-3242

Joanne Fedyk has been the Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council since 1991. She has been a member of SSFRE since 2004.

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