This session is an opportunity for small groups to work through case studies/scenarios and determine what they would do in each situation. Facilitated by a skilled practitioner and chair of AFP’s ethics committee who will help navigate some of the ethical scenarios. Groups will then share their approaches with the whole session. This is an informal session meant to help participants navigate day-to-day ethical scenarios and walk away with an understanding of their own approach to ethical decision making. Participants will receive an Ethical Decision Making Framework to help identify and navigate future ethical issues.

Learning Objective

  1. Participants will think through their own approaches to ethical decision making
  2. Participants will learn from common dilemmas to be prepared if/when they face similar situations
  3. Participants will be able to ask questions or share ethical issues in a safe space to find answers or guidance

Valerie Campbell

President and Founder, Valerie Campbell & Associates

Professor, Fundraising Management, Humber College

Valerie Campbell is a veteran professional in the charitable sector with experience at governance, strategic, and operational levels. She has worked as a consultant and in executive roles across Canada in health, education, and social services. She specializes in strategic planning, capital campaigns, major gift development, multi-organization collaboration, charitable mergers, volunteer and staff leadership coaching, and facilitation.
With a personal commitment to ethics, she chairs the Ethics Resources Committee of AFP GTA, writes on the topic, and teaches ethics in the charitable sector at Humber College. Valerie has served as chair and/or director of  various organizations serving Canadian and international communities.