OBIA Advisory Council (OAC)
March 14, 2015
Miles Nadal JCC
750 Spadina Avenue, Room 318
Toronto, ON
10am – 2:30pm

10:00 - 10:15 Welcome and Introductions
Approval of Agenda and January 17 OAC Meeting Minutes
Wendy Charbonneau, Mary-Ellen Thomson

10:15 – 11:45 Workshop
25 Fundraising Habits of Successful Boards
Linda Marshall – Marshall Connects

11:45-12:00 Provincial Conference BIA Awards

Affiliation Agreements
Wendy Charbonneau, Mary-Ellen Thomson

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 – 1:15 OBIA Report

1:15 – 2:15 Across the Province Updates

***5 Minutes has been allotted for each local update.
Kindly prepare your update accordingly

2:15-2:30 Other Business

Linda Marshall

Linda has decades of experience as a liaison to donors and prospective donors and she has a proven track record in creating and improving long standing high profile recognition events and other fund raising initiatives. Linda has developed strengths in business planning, with demonstrated success in the management of complex, multi-site operations. She is an expert in leveraging her strengths as a connector and collaborator, and setting and achieving goals in challenging and often fast-paced environments.

Marshall Connects’ experience in strategic fund raising, board development, team building, sponsorship plan creation, implementing media and PR strategies, and designing and analyzing strategic event metrics are what sets them apart.

Marshall Connects’ is confident that they will bring a background of relevant experience and passion to meet and exceed your institution’s goals for donor engagement and ongoing stewardship.


2014-2015 OAC Co-Chairs
Wendy Charbonneau, BIA Ottawa
Dr. Mary-Ellen Thomson, BIA Quinte
2014-2015 Survivor/Family Reps.
Mary Lou Dallaire, BIA Niagara
Tim Sylkhuis, BIA Ottawa

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