Staff Directory

Stephanie Beck Executive Director

Stephanie brings more than 20 years of fundraising experience to her role leading the Foundation. Stephanie's expertise is matching a donor's vision and passion with their philanthropic aspirations, through a legacy or transformational gift.

Christine Lawlor Executive Assistant

Providing administrative support to both the Executive Director and Board of Directors, Christine spent more than 17 years in the finance industry honing her organizational and administrative expertise.

Jim Bindon Director, Philanthropy

Jim manages the philanthropic programs including Annual Giving, Major Gifts and Planned Giving. He brings more than 20 years of fundraising experience with non-profit organizations to his role and has a particular interest in the use of digital technologies and the philanthropic process.

Vicki Brydon Director, Public Relations

Vicki oversees all publicity, marketing and community engagement initiatives along with the implementation of the Peace Arch Hospital Gala and the Great Pumpkin Run Walk. She produces Thrive magazine and manages media relations, print and video production, social media, web content and design, photography, branding, corporate communications and marketing materials. She brings more than 17 years of communications and writing experience to her role.

Brett Kohli Director, Finance & Administration

Brett brings more 30 years of finance experience to his role, including positions with a national non-profit. He manages the finance, administration and IT departments.

Barbara Becker Senior Philanthropy Manager

Barbara brings more than 20 years of fundraising experience to her role. Her passion is working with major donors to collaborate on how their philanthropy can make a direct impact on our patients.

Wendy Reid Information Systems Specialist

Wendy manages the Foundation's computer systems, network and enterprise database, ensuring everything runs smoothly in our digital world. She brings more than 30 years of non-profit IT experience and expertise to her role.

Ashleigh Morriss Special Events Officer

Ashleigh manages the Foundation's two signature events, the Peace Arch Hospital Gala and the Great Pumpkin Run Walk, along with all donor recognition, stewardship, cultivation and third-party fundraising events.

Teresa Quach Annual Programs Officer (currently on maternity leave)

Teresa coordinates all direct mail programs, acts as the liaison with service clubs and retirement communities, coordinates the Tributes/Celebrations and Employee Engagement Programs along with facilitating mobile and online giving.

Amy O'Leary Philanthropy Officer

Amy manages the Major Gifts, Planned Giving and Caring Circle donor programs, along with event sponsorship and capital campaign/special project proposals and recognition.

Andrea McCorkell Community Engagement Coordinator

Andrea provides support for our community engagement programs including Our Healthy Community, the Because People Matter Grants, the Frank & Yvonne McCracken Endowment and the Dr. Al Hogg Bursary. She also supports the marketing and communications programs.

Lindsay Bennett Events & Donor Relations Assistant

Lindsay assists with all signature, donor and third-party events and coordinates the Volunteer and Donor Recognition programs.

Julie Teodosio Donations Assistant

Julie is responsible for processing donations and updating database records to reflect current donor information. She also assists in the creation of donor lists and reports.

Matina Klose Administrative Assistant

You'll see Matina's smiling face at our reception desk where she manages incoming calls and welcomes guests and donors, along with administering the Marketplace Vendor Fundraising Program. She also assists with gift processing, accounting and event registration.