Governance

Your trust matters. We are committed to pursuing the highest standards of transparency, accountability, and integrity.

Independent Oversight
Annual budget approved by an independent board of directors.
Internal Checks
Strong internal financial controls reviewed annually by the board of directors.
Audited Statements
Financial statements audited annually by an independent accounting firm.

Board of Directors

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Board Chair

Claire Carver-Dias

Executive Coach, Olympic Medalist, and University Lecturer
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Treasurer

Ken Christy

Retired, career in management, technology & financial services
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vice board chair

Sebastian Mencia

Relationship Manager, Northresults
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Board Member

Kate Leyenaar

Senior Advisor, Parliamentary Affairs, Public Safety Canada
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Board Member

Pumi Moyo

Sourcing Manager, Global Operations, BMO Financial Group
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Board Member

Silas Haddad

Client Relationship Manager, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada
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Board Member

Chris Reynolds

Director of Sales & Marketing, Forest City Fire Protection
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Board Member

Tyler Stiller

Director of Finance, National Truck League Insurance Solutions

Restricted Gift Policy

Spending of funds is confined to programs and projects approved by Hope Story. Each restricted contribution designated towards such an approved program or project will be used as designated with the understanding that when the need for such a program or project has been met, or cannot be completed for any reason as determined by Hope Story, the remaining restricted contributions will be used where needed most.
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