Speakers
Ken Mayhew

President & CEO

William Osler Health System Foundation

Ken Mayhew is President & CEO of William Osler Health System Foundation. The Foundation has experienced its seventh consecutive year of significant revenue growth and is currently in a $100M Campaign supporting the redevelopment of Peel Memorial, Etobicoke General and Brampton Civic hospitals.

Prior to joining Osler, Ken spent 20 years with the MS Society of Canada and was responsible for all aspects of marketing, communications and fund development for a program with almost 1 million active donors, raising over $50 million annually.

Ken is Past President of the Greater Toronto Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and is Chair Elect of AFP Canada. Ken’s ongoing sector involvement with AFP, Imagine Canada and the Rideau Hall Foundation includes helping to develop a narrative on the importance of philanthropy within the Canadian social fabric. As a part of this, Ken is a frequent sector spokesperson having done numerous podcasts and media pieces. In 2018 and 2019, Ken was interviewed by The Globe and Mail for articles on “Philanthropy: The true heart of Canadian culture” and fundraising in the time of COVID-19. 

Ken has been recognized with a CEO in Action award from the Diversity Journal for his work in inclusive fundraising and was deeply honoured to be selected as the 2019 Fundraiser of the Year by the Greater Toronto Chapter of AFP.

Amy Pawluk, CFRE

Executive Vice President, Marketing & New Business Development

Blakely Inc.

Amy is a passionate and highly motivated leader with over 20 years of excellence in fundraising and marketing. She is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) who is driven to challenge the status quo and find a better way. As Executive Vice President, Marketing & New Business Development at Blakely, Amy focuses on inspiring charities to connect to their donors and creating long term lasting connections, driven out of donor engagement with their causes. Amy spent the previous 15 years focusing on Direct Acquisition campaigns with non-profit partners across North America, specializing in acquisition through F2F and experiential fundraising and strategies to engage donors throughout the donor journey for retention. Amy has been actively involved in the AFP Greater Toronto Chapter since 2011. She has chaired AFP Greater Toronto Congress and currently sits on AFP Greater Toronto Chapter Board of Directors. Amy is passionate about advancing Fundraising as a profession and loves the work she gets to do with the AFP Greater Toronto Chapter. Outside of fundraising Amy is passionate about raising her little girl to be a strong and caring woman, she is a lover of exploring new foods, cultures and believes that a nice compliment to a stranger could be the change the world needs.