Wheelchair Basketball Canada Welcomes Jan Munro as Fund Development Manager

(Ottawa, Ont.) Wheelchair Basketball Canada is pleased to welcome Jan Munro to the organization in the role of Fund Development Manager.

Working closely with the Executive Director and Director of Marketing and Communications, Munro will oversee and expand Wheelchair Basketball Canada’s fundraising efforts. She will primarily be responsible for the creation and delivery of a robust and innovative fundraising plan, while pursuing opportunities for strategic partnership development.

“We are beyond thrilled to welcome Jan to the Wheelchair Basketball Canada team. Her wealth of knowledge and experience in the fundraising world will be a definite asset and contribute to the overall success of the organization,” said Wendy Gittens, Wheelchair Basketball Canada Executive Director.

Munro is a versatile and seasoned fund development professional with more than 15 years of experience working with local, national and international organizations. She has been successful in various fundraising roles with organizations such as the Aga Khan Foundation Canada, Oxfam Canada, the Canadian Institute of Child Health, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and the Ontario Special Olympics. Most recently she worked as a Campaign Director at St. Lawrence College. Her volunteer experience includes fundraising work with Best Buddies Canada and United Way /Centraide Ottawa, among others.

Jan Munro, Fund Development Manager, can be reached by phone at 613-260-1296 ext. 205 or by email at jmunro@wheelchairbasketball.ca.

About Wheelchair Basketball Canada

Wheelchair Basketball Canada is the national sports governing body responsible for the organization of the sport in Canada. It is a non-profit, charitable organization that is committed to excellence in the development, support and promotion of wheelchair basketball programs and services for all Canadians from grassroots to high performance. Wheelchair basketball is a fast-paced, hard-hitting, competitive sport in which Canada is held in high esteem around the world for winning a combined six gold, one silver, and one bronze medal in the last six Paralympic Games.

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