Staff

Office Phone: (613) 546-9696
Inquiries: info@cfka.org
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Stacy G Kelly (he/him)
Executive Director
ed@cfka.org

Executive Director

Born in Ottawa, Stacy grew up in the Outaouais region of Quebec. He earned a BA (Hons.) in Philosophy from Queen’s in 1996, and was a manager at Trailhead Kingston. He then progressed though various institutional advancement and management roles at Queen’s University (2000-2010), OCAD University (2011-2017), and at The 519, a City of Toronto agency (2017-2022). Stacy brings to CFKA expertise in philanthropic strategy and charitable operations, campaign management, annual giving, major giving, corporate and community engagement, and volunteer management.

Stacy has also served as a director of Aylmer Youth Theatre, Kingston Student Housing Cooperative, Queen’s ASUS Camps, Progressive Independent Community Press, Queen’s University Association for Queer Employees, Drop-in Centre Kingston, Inc, and Queen’s University Alumni Association. Currently, Stacy is co-founder and President of the Queen’s Queer Alumni Chapter, and is a mentor with the Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre.

Stacy has been recognized with an Ontario Volunteer Service Award from the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (2017) and the Herbert J. Hamilton Volunteer Service Award from the Queen’s University Alumni Association (2019). Stacy lives in Kingston with his husband, Mark Julien, who is an illustrator and writer.

Andrew Oosterman
Manager, Finance & Operations
finance@cfka.org

Manager, Finance and Operations

Andrew grew up in Kingston and started working from a young age at his family’s flower shop. His educational background includes an Advanced Accounting Diploma from St. Lawrence College and a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Laurentian University (via SLC). He has also completed certificates in board governance.

During his time at SLC, he was elected to the Student Association Board of Directors and developed a passion for student advocacy and student affairs at SLC. Afterwards he became Manager of Student Affairs which included monitoring the SA’s budget and finances, supporting students clubs & organizations, and advocating on behalf of students on numerous committees. He also served a term as a director on the St. Lawrence College Board of Governors. Andrew is currently the treasurer with the St. Lawrence Youth Association.

After a few years in working for a private company, Andrew is excited to be back in the not-for-profit sector. In his spare time Andrew enjoys curling, photography, camping, hiking, kayaking, and geocaching.

Alyce Soulodre 
Grants Officer
grants@cfka.org

Grants Officer

Alyce is passionate about working in the non-profit sector. She brings to CFKA a strong record of community engagement, customer service, research, and teaching.

Alyce earned a B.A. Honours in English Language & Literature and Women’s Studies and M.A. in English from Brock University, and is completing her PhD in English at Queen’s University. She was Research Assistant and Database Compiler at Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange. In addition, she was Venue Host and Administrative Assistant at SKETCH Working Arts—a Toronto community arts enterprise engaging diverse young people ages 16-29 from across Canada who live homeless or on the margins and navigate poverty—where she performed administrative and events coordination roles, while also compiling vital research on LGBTQ youth homelessness in Toronto.

Committed to social justice, Alyce was Student Liaison Officer for Brock University Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies, and Equity-Seeking Groups Coordinator at Brock Student Justice Centre. She also served as Administrative Coordinator and later Director of External Affairs for Brock Pride at Brock University. Alyce served as editor of The Lamp, a peer-reviewed international literary journal based at Queen’s that publishes submissions from graduate and professional students. Alyce currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Kingston Arts Council and Union Gallery.

Bridget Glassco
ARC Project Manager
Adverse Childhood Experiences & Resiliences Coalation (ARC) KFL&A
arcpm@cfka.org

ARC Project Manager

Bridget joined us from KEYS, where she was Rise Business Advisor, supporting entrepreneurs in the Kingston area who identify as having a history of mental health or addiction challenges.

Previously at KEYS, Bridget was Mentorship Partnership Coordinator, where she co-created and launched a new program matching skilled newcomers with local professionals for mentoring and networking purposes. She facilitated workshops, marketed the program, and recruited volunteers and community supporters. She was also Program Coordinator, Professional Internship for Newcomers at KEYS where she co-created and launched an innovative program combining paid internships for skilled newcomers and workplace mentoring and intercultural intelligence training.

As Program Manager: Eastern Canada for Best Buddies in Toronto, Bridget supported volunteers within Best Buddies chapters in Eastern Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic provinces to facilitate friendships with students and people with intellectual disabilities.

As the Dissemination Project Coordinator with L’Abri en Ville in Montreal, she coordinated the committee responsible for disseminating the L’Abri en Ville model of community-supported housing for people with mental illness, creating new grassroots organizations in Ontario and Quebec and supported these groups once they were established.

Bridget earned a BA Honours in English and a Graduate Diploma in Community Economic Development from Concordia University, and a Master of Science in Evidence Based Social Intervention from University of Oxford.

Mary Rita Holland (Starting April 11!)
Seniors Isolation & Belonging Project Manager
sibpm@cfka.org

SIB Project Manager

A Research Associate at the Trent Centre for Aging and Society, Mary Rita is also a Teaching Adjunct at Queen’s School of Kinesiology and Health Studies and the Department of Political Studies. She has been recognized with a Champion for Mental Health award.

From 2014-2022, Mary Rita served as a City Councillor for Kingscourt-Rideau district. Her notable public roles with the City included serving as Deputy Mayor (2015, 2016, 2018, 2019), Co-chair, Mayor’s Task Force on Housing (2019-2020), and as Member, Housing and Homelessness Advisory Committee (2018-2020). She served as a director on the boards at Kingston Access Services (2018-2022), KFL&A Public Health (2016-2022) and Cataraqui Creek Conservation Authority (2021).

Prior to her various public service roles, Mary Rita was Job Developer at KEYS Job Centre and Employment Consultant at ReStart.

Mary Rita earned a Bachelor of Arts at University of New Brunswick, and a Master of Arts (History), Master of Public Administration, and PhD (Kinesiology and Health Studies) from Queen’s University.

Her doctoral thesis focused on seniors living with chronic illness and disability in rural areas of New Brunswick. Her findings were subsequently published in the international journal, Health & Place.

Coming May 1!
Donor Services Officer
giving@cfka.org

 

 

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