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Ted Garrard
President & CEO of SickKids Foundation

Ted Garrard assumed his position as President & CEO in July 2009.  SickKids Foundation is responsible for raising funds for The Hospital for Sick Children, one of the most respected children’s hospitals in the world, and for granting funds across Canada to advance child health.  SickKids Foundation raises more than $100 million annually from more than 300,000 donors, the second largest donor base of any hospital foundation in North America.  SickKids Foundation is also one of the largest charity foundations in Canada holding endowments valued at more than $700 million.

 

Michael Prosserman
Executive Director and Founder, UNITY Charity

Michael Prosserman aka “Bboy Piecez” found his passion for break dancing at a very young age. By the time he was three, Michael was already standing on his head while watching Saturday morning cartoons. Since then, Michael has performed for over 300 audiences of all ages, has spoken at over 50 schools, & has taught over 50 workshops across the world. Michael has done work in Ontario, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Nunavut, the Yukon, Italy, and Asia. Michael started his own business the Funk Fanatics and Founded a youth-led Charity called UNITY.

 

Fraser Green
Principal & Chief Strategist, Good Works; Author, 3D Philanthropy

Fraser Green is unique in North America with respect to his combined expertise in market research and philanthropy. He is a self-confessed ‘market research freak’ who believes that donors, prospects and members have so much more to tell us if we simply ask them thoughtfully and appropriately. Fraser is Principal and Chief Strategist at Good Works, one of Canada’s leading fundraising consulting agencies. At Good Works, Fraser’s focus is on deep human communication, donor research and legacy giving. Prior to coming to consulting in 1996, Fraser was CEO of the New Democratic Party of Canada, Special Assistant to Ontario Premier Bob Rae and Director of Organization for the Ontario NDP. Fraser is a gifted writer and a sought after public speaker. He presents regularly at fundraising conferences in Canada, the USA and Europe. His articles and contrarian rants (as he calls them) are frequently published in professional journals. Fraser is the co-author of ‘Iceberg Philanthropy’ (2007), and a contributing author of ‘Me-Volution’ (to be published later this year). His new book titled ‘3D Philanthropy’ is receiving rave reviews from around the world.