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

Worth 1 CFRE point.

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. 
Pati Greenwood, CFRE

President & CEO

Merry Go Round Children's Foundation

Pati Greenwood has worked in the charitable sector throughout her entire career assisting charities to generate revenue and increase their bases of support. Pati’s expertise and skill set covers all areas of fundraising including capital campaigns, annual giving, events and planned giving programs. Currently, she is President & CEO of Merry Go Round Children's Foundation a charity assisting low income youth to achieve their academic and social potential by providing donated laptop computers as well as support and mentoring through educators and police officers.
Pati is a graduate of the Ivey School of Business at Western University having earned her MBA in 2014. She is also a graduate of Humber College achieving an honors diploma in Public Relations.  It was at Humber that Pati first discovered her passion for fundraising and embarked on her life-long practice of the profession. Pati has also studied at York and McMaster Universities and her education includes ongoing course work through organizations such as Stanford University and the Association of Fund Raising Professionals (AFP).
Pati achieved Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) status in 2004, a certification indicating the highest standards of competence and ethical practice in Philanthropy. 
Pati is an active member of AFP currently serving as member of the Ethics Resources Committee with the Greater Toronto Chapter.  She is a member the organization’s International Board of Directors serving as Director of District B – Canada and is currently serving as Chair of the Host Committee for AFP’s Leadership Academy taking place in Toronto in October 2018.