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


Claire Carver-Dias

Board Chair

Executive Coach, Olympic Medalist, and University Lecturer


Ken Christy

Vice Board Chair
Retired, career in management, technology & financial services

Karen Bird

Past Chair
Christian Speaker, Seminary TA

Sebastian Mencia

Board Member
Relationship Manager, Northresults

Kate Leyenaar

Board Member
Senior Advisor, Parliamentary Affairs, Public Safety Canada

Pumi Moyo

Board Member
Sourcing Manager, Global Operations, BMO Financial Group

Silas Haddad

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

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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