Our Team

Jessica Chammoury

Jessica Chammoury was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She graduated from Mount Royal University in June 2015, with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing. During the 10 years she has been at Edges Salon & Spa, she has worked her way up from salon assistant to Director of Marketing. She has continuously exceeded [...]
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Carla D’Angelo

Claudia Alan Inc.

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Marlene Hodgins

JTEK Communications

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Pytor Hodgson

Pytor has been active in supporting street involved, sexually exploited and trafficked children and youth, youth in/from care and custody, and Indigenous young people since his teenaged years. Rooted in a respectful approach that recognizes traditional ways Pytor has collaborated and worked with more than 45 First Nation communities in Canada and hundreds of community [...]
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Victoria La Billois

Wejipeg Excavation Contracting

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Beth Malcolm

Canadian Women’s Foundation

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Andre Morriseau

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

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Melanie Morningstar

Assembly of First Nations

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Wanda Brascoupe Peters

The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

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Dana Reiter

Consultant, PhD candidate

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Philip DeSouza

Cabinet Chair

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An Richardson

Executive Director

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Hayley Wickenheiser

A native of Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, Hayley Wickenheiser has lived in Calgary, Alberta for the past eighteen years where she not only trained, but also pursued a BSc degree at the University of Calgary. Her talent is unsurpassed. Having recently been named Team Captain, she was the Assistant Captain of Canada’s gold medal-winning teams at the [...]
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Spencer Miller

Spencer Miller is a man seen by many, but known by few. When you see Spencer Miller, most people see his physical disability. Spencer has cerebral palsy and has been confided to a wheelchair his entire life. The many people who see Spencer Miller, see his disability and feel sorry for Spencer. When in fact [...]
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Joelle Berdugo Adler

Founder, ONEXONE & CEO, Diesel Canada

Joey Adler is an innovative entrepreneur and humanitarian seeking to reinvent the business of philanthropy through groundbreaking sustainable models.

In 1986, driven by a vision to launch and develop another cutting-edge fashion brand in Canada, Joey and her future husband Louis Adler secured Canadian exclusivity for the Italian-based Diesel fashion label. [...]
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Geoffrey Dawe

President and Founding Partner, of Kontent Inc.

Geoffrey Dawe is President and Founding Partner, of Kontent Inc, publishers of Inside Entertainment, Sir and Fashion Quarterly Magazines. Previously, Geoffrey was SVP at the National Post and EVP Publishing at the weekly Saturday Night and Financial Post Magazines. Prior to his positions at Hollinger and CanWest, he was [...]
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Rogers is proud to partner with ONEXONE and fully supports the endeavour to preserve the value of life and improve the lives of children world wide. Edward and Suzanne Rogers are Honorary Founding Chairpersons of the ONEXONE Foundation and donated $1.5 million to fund a Millennium Village in Africa which has helped approximately 5,000 people [...]
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In 2012, Sodexo created an internship position at ONEXONE to support the ONEXONE First Nations School Breakfast Program. The position allowed a student studying in a nutrition-related discipline a summer-long internship at ONEXONE. The candidate worked with both Sodexo and ONEXONE on issues pertaining to child hunger and hunger issues in First Nations communities.

ONEXONE’s Million [...]
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As Alberta’s largest electricity transmission company, AltaLink provides power to more than three million Albertans. Their high-voltage transmission system is the essential link that connects homes, farms, businesses and industries to the electricity generated across the province. AltaLink works with its customers to provide innovative solutions to meet the province’s demand for reliable and affordable energy.

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Diesel Canada is a proud sponsor of ONEXONE since its inception, giving back and taking care of the children of the world is not our obligation… It is our responsibility.

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Calm Air

Calm Air’s story began over 50 years ago with the humble beginnings of a fishing camp float plane operation to now being one of central Canada’s largest Regional Airlines. Calm Air continues to expand its horizons with the addition of its newest destination in Sanikiluaq and new routing which now enables passengers to connect [...]
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I can go without

#icangowithout is a social giving platform that enables hive-philanthropy by connecting causes and donors in a cool way. What can you #gowithout today?

Company Overview:

I Can Go Without simply allows people to swap a WANT, for someone else’s NEED. In the footsteps of micro-lending, crowd funding, I Can Go Without is a social giving platform that [...]
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PepsiCo Canada

PepsiCo Canada is proud to partner with ONEXONE to support the First Nations School Breakfast Program. This important partnership underlines our fundamental belief that everyone, especially children, should start their day with a nutritious breakfast.

At PepsiCo Canada, we are committed to our vision of “Performance with Purpose” – achieving business and financial success while leaving [...]
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Arctic Beverages

In 1991, Arctic Beverages LP is the only First Nations owned and operated Pepsi bottler in the world. Arctic Beverages believes in building strong community relationships and is a proud supporter of the ONEXONE First Nations School Breakfast Program. In 2012 we will support seven communities within our territory by serving 311, 000 breakfasts to [...]
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Pulp & Fiber

Based in downtown Toronto, Pulp&Fiber is a boutique advertising, design, and production agency.

Mission: Innovation and motivation go hand in hand. With remarkable momentum, we aim to work harder, reach higher, and push the envelope further. And we do it all for you.

Company Overview: Made up of industry experts, Pulp&Fiber implements creative substance in all brand strategies, from [...]
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Partners in Health

Partners in Health’s mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. By establishing long-term relationships with sister organizations based in settings of poverty, Partners In Health strives to achieve two overarching goals: to bring the benefits of modern medical science to those most in need of them and to [...]
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In the three months that followed the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Sunwing Travel Group and ONEXONE joined forces on a multi-level assistance program the company undertook to assist Haiti after the earthquake. Sunwing Airlines, which operates weekly flights between Montreal and the Haitian capital Port au Prince, offered up to $50,000 in airseats to assist [...]
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The Grocery Foundation

The Grocery Foundation began 35 years ago when a handful of Ontario grocery leaders decided it was time for their industry to make a meaningful difference in the lives on Ontario children who needed a hand-up in life.

Out of that small group of retailers, manufacturers and food brokers grew an industry-wide charitable foundation called the [...]
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General Mills

General Mills icon brands arrived in Canada in 1954 with the launch of Betty Crocker and Cheerios. In the years that followed their whole family of icon brands made their way on to grocery store shelves and into Canadian homes.

General Mills Canada launched the Champions For Healthy Kids Grant Program in 2006. The goal of the [...]
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Industrial Revolution II

Industrial Revolution II is a different kind of garment factory. Social advancement for our workers, their families and our neighbors is equally as important to us as delivering our customers the highest quality products and services. Our “shared value” business model embraces the idea that not all profit is created equal. Profits involving a social [...]
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Giving back has always meant a lot to us at Mantella, and we are constantly involved with local and international charities. Robert and Sylvia Mantella are especially passionate about organizations that support children, animals, and healthcare institutions.

Mantella has supported ONEXONE since 2008. In 2011 Sylvia Mantella was invited to serve on the ONEXONE board. Robert [...]
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TD Canada Trust

TD Community Giving: Making a Difference Together

TD has been a proud sponsor of ONEXONE since 2008, helping to make a difference in the lives children who search for a better life each and every day. Children’s health, literacy and education, and the environment are the three main areas of focus for TD’s community giving.

Flagship programs [...]
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Claudia Alan Inc.

Claudia Alan Inc was launched in 2003 with a mission to create “beautiful accessories that make a difference.” All programs under Claudia Alan incorporate an element of giving back to the community or the Environment.

Claudia Alan’s partial proceeds from the sale of all AYA eyewear and accessory items are donated to the ONEXONE First Nations [...]
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Queen B Kitchen

Kim from a young age was always passionate about baking. She received her first baking lessons by climbing on the kitchen counter watching her mom bake. Queen B Kitchen was dreamed up while working long shifts as a pastry chef in downtown Toronto. After years of producing somebody else’s recipes, Kim longed to create her [...]
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Salida Capital

Founded in 2001, Salida Capital is one of Canada’s leading private alternative investment management firms. Salida Capital manages over 700 million dollars through private funds and separately managed accounts for a growing global client base of family offices, high net worth individuals, institutions and funds of funds.

The Salida Capital investment team is one of the [...]
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Assembly of First Nations (AFN)

In November 2007, ONEXONE and AFN set a goal to increase the availability of healthful food for all First Nations school children. Following the completion of a national environmental assessment on nutrition programs and policies in First Nations schools, ONEXONE and AFN developed the National First Nations School Breakfast Program. The AFN continues to support [...]
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Rogers TV

Rogers believes in Local Matters programming, television that brings communities together.

Since 1969, Rogers has invested in the creation and ongoing development of Rogers TV a unique community television service available exclusively to Rogers’ cable customers, as part of the basic cable service. Rogers helped ONEXONE by providing TV spots and texting for donations service.

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Duncan Dee

A graduate of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Duncan is a seasoned executive with particular expertise in corporate strategy, corporate communications, transportation operations and logistics, customer service and public, regulatory and government affairs.

Until the fall of 2012, Duncan spent 15 years with Air Canada where he was Executive Vice President & Chief Operating [...]
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William Deluce

President of Wicklow Consulting Inc.

Mr. William (Bill) Deluce holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto. He is President of Wicklow Consulting Inc., a diversified investment company with global interests in the aviation and mining sectors. Having grown up in an aviation family, Mr. Deluce has founded, managed and [...]
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Ray Zahab

Adventurer and Ultra Marathoner

On November 1, 2006 Ray and two other runners set out on an epic expedition to cross the Sahara Desert by foot. One hundred and eleven days and 7500 kms after leaving the coast of Senegal they made history by dipping their toes into the Red Sea and raising the bar of [...]
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Jude Welch

Air Canada. Director, Community Relations

Jude Welch is a proud Hamiltonian with a reputation for getting things done. Jude has in-depth knowledge of how the federal government works both from a political and public policy perspective; having held senior positions at the federal level, including working for senior cabinet ministers and as a senior advisor to [...]
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Dale Hooper

Vice President Marketing, PepsiCo Beverages Canada

Dale Hooper is Vice President of Marketing and a key member of the Senior Leadership Team at PepsiCo Beverages Canada, a leader in the Canadian beverages industry with world-class consumer brands like PEPSI, GATORADE, AQUAFINA and TROPICANA.

Dale brings more than 17 years of marketing, business and management experience to his [...]
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James Dodds

Associate Vice President, TD Bank Financial Group

James Dodds is an Associate Vice President with TD Bank Financial Group in Toronto. Working directly for the Bank’s Deputy Chair, he is responsible for supporting the Bank’s business development efforts primarily in the area of Wholesale Banking.

James holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, a Bachelor of [...]
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Judith A.E. Irving

Born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Judith Irving resides in Rothesay, NB with her husband and four children. She grew up in a business and philanthropic environment as the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.K. Irving and granddaughter of industrialist K.C. Irving.

She attended Stony Brook School of Long Island, NY, Acadia University and Holland College. [...]
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Sylvia Mantella

Sylvia Mantella was born in Toronto, Ontario. She is the first generation born Canadian and only child to parents who emigrated from The Czech Republic in the late 1960′s. Her passion and genuine desire to “give back” – whether in the community or on a global level – has been the catalyst to the success [...]
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Roger Rai

Roger Rai is the director of Development for C.O.R.E. Feature Animation in Toronto, Canada.

While working at C.O.R.E. Feature Animation, Rai has collaborated on various projects, the most recent being the children’s animation movie, The Wild. Previously Rai was the founder and VP, Business Development of Fastvibe Inc., a web casting company that provides rapid transmission [...]
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Courtenay Wolfe

President & CEO Salida Capital

Courtenay joined Salida Capital as Managing Director in March 2008 and was later elected to President and Chief Executive Officer in October that same year. Courtenay brings over 16 years of experience to Salida, including 10 years in capital markets, along with a successful track record in the areas of leadership, [...]
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Dean Johnson

Dean is an accomplished executive with a proven track record of results, customer service and employee engagement. Most recently he has been President and CEO for Acklands Grainger Inc, responsible for all aspects of AGI’s business in Canada.  AGI was recognized as one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures by Waterston Human Capital. Prior [...]
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Maria Fotopoulos

Maria Fotopoulos, served ONEXONE, as Director of Operations & Finance since 2008 to 2015, now holds the position of Board Member. Maria has a unique “team-building” talent that she can apply to the organizations she serves, as well holds current board positions, Canadian Initiative to Lesvos  (CIL), The Fundraising Foundation of the HCGM. She is also [...]
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Sam Gilbert

Sam Gilbert has been associated with ONEXONE since its inception in 2005. Sam completed a degree in Business from York University, and works as a consultant for the Department of Good and Carve Bar in Los Angeles, California.

“ONEXONE is something very near and dear to my heart. Having been fortunate enough to be around since [...]
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Mary Kosta-Cadas

Mary Kosta-Cadas is a Senior Executive who believes in Servant Leadership and in making our community at home a better place for us all. She believes in an open door policy and in sharing our good fortune where we can to help at home and abroad.

She is an experienced Board Member with a demonstrated history [...]
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