In March 2012, Ken Mayhew assumed the role of President & CEO of William Osler Health System Foundation (the Foundation). The Foundation is currently in a $100M Campaign supporting the redevelopment of Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness, Etobicoke General and the ongoing equipment needs at Brampton Civic Hospital.
Prior to his position at Osler, Ken spent over 20 years with the MS Society of Canada culminating in the role of Chief Development Officer. Ken was responsible for all aspects of marketing, communications and fund development for a program with almost 1 million active donors, raising over $50 million annually. He also led a number of campaign cabinets across Canada in the Society’s successful $60 million endMS Capital Campaign. He has extensive fundraising experience and has conducted training and program audits in the UK, US and across Canada.
Ken is President-Elect for the GTA Chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and chairs their Human Resources Task Force. Ken is a frequent contributor to media and industry discussions on fundraising trends, costs and evaluation, is a member of Imagine Canada's Tax Measures Working Group and serves as a member of Ketchum Canada's National Advisory Board.
Ken is the Past Chair of the AFP Canadian Government Relations Committee. An active volunteer, Ken's many previous roles have included several years as a member of Sick Kids Foundation Community Advisory Committee and on the board of the Etobicoke Children's Centre.
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