San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
ROUNDTABLE | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
JULIE QUENNEVILLE, President | Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation and MUHC Foundation
Julie Quenneville began her career in journalism before turning her attention to politics. In 2003, she became the Associate Chief of Staff and Political Advisor to the Minister of Health and Social Services, Philippe Couillard. She subsequently joined the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in
and held several leadership positions, including Director of Development and Marketing from 2008-2015. Ms. Quenneville played an instrumental role in raising funds for the MUHC’s $300 million Best Care for Life capital campaign, and in the fall of 2015, she became the new President of the MUHC Foundation and the Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation. Her experience in media, politics, healthcare,
and fundraising combined with her extensive knowledge of the hospital is already making an impact as she inspires the community to philanthropically support the priorities of the McGill University Health Centre.
PANEL OF EXPERTS | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Peter Morden, PhD | Chair, Applied Human Science | Concordia University
Dr. Morden has published in diverse areas including the psychological antecedents of leisure satisfaction, leisure behaviour and ethnocultural identity development, and leisure policy and practice in Quebec. He has presented at both national and international conferences and has received numerous awards for his scholarship and contributions to the scholarly community. His most recent book, Deriving Satisfaction: Needs and Emotions in Everyday Life, was published in 2010.
He is currently Chair of the Department of Applied Human Sciences at Concordia and is an active contributor to university and community life, having served most recently as Associate Dean in the Faculty of Arts as well as a member of the Quartier Loyola committee which seeks to improve the integration of community and university life in the city’s west end.
Karen McCarthy | Director of Institutional Communication | Concordia University
Karen McCarthy, APR, is a bilingual senior communications professional with more than 25 years of experience in strategic communications, media relations and stakeholder engagement. She has worked in education and health care sectors for national organizations, including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Canadian Nurses Association. She earned her BA in Communication Studies from Concordia University, where she is currently the director of Institutional Communications.
A former member of Centaur Theatre’s Board of Directors, Karen has been active in the International Association of Business Communicators, both at the local level and national level as a blue ribbon judge.
Jacinthe Roy | CEO/President | Association des professionnels en gestion philanthropique
Working as a professional fundraiser for the last 15 years, Jacinthe Roy, an EMBA graduate, stood out by contributing to the success of many public and corporate fundraising campaigns. Involved in the philanthropic community, Mrs. Roy is invited to participate in several committees, including the Standing Committee of the Philanthropic Management Certificate from Université de Montréal.
From 2011 to 2015, she served on the board of the Association des professionnels en gestion philanthropique (APGP), including three years as chair. She now holds the position of executive director.
Anurag Dhir | Community Engagement Coordinator | McGill University
Since 2011, Anurag has been the Community Engagement Coordinator at McGill University’s Social Equity and Diversity Education (SEDE) Office. He helps local community organizations develop mutually-beneficial collaborations with McGill students, faculty and staff that address community needs while impacting teaching and learning at McGill inside and outside the classroom. Previously he worked in Communications and Community Relations for McGill’s Dean of Students Office. Before the McGill chapter of his life he has worked in publishing, journalism, filmmaking, and in various capacities in the community sector.
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