Director at Large
— Amanda is the Director of Development for First United in the Downtown Eastside. She is experienced in supporting nonprofits in Vancouver build capacity and has served in senior development roles in arts and cultural organizations. She has 14 years of experience raising funds for non-profits, and as a connector and teacher Amanda develops programs and curriculum that stimulate philanthropic behaviour, and volunteers with organizations and projects that encourage inclusion, civic engagement and social purpose. In addition to her role on Pivot's board, she sits on the Chinatown Foundation Fundraising Committee for the Chinatown Storytelling Project, and is part of the team that created DTES Response- a frontline fundraising and support network to ensure COVID 19 does not disproportionately affect our most vulnerable.