Advancement Team

Students are at the heart of Collingwood and that is why ensuring support to make students' dreams, ambitions and ideas happen is a priority. The visionary support of Collingwood families, alumni, friends and faculty delivers a superlative student experience that is current, relative and always driving to the cutting edge. Our donor community instills in Collingwood students a sense of responsibility to collaborate, share and inspire to make the greatest impact. Philanthropy at Collingwood is more than donations that provide outstanding programs and more than services in contemporary and well-equipped facilities. It is an ethos that is woven fundamentally into who we are and that the entire community intentionally engages in and participates in, ensuring the daily success of the school. Our team Is here to answer your questions, assist you in directing your gifts to Collingwood.


Elain Evans
Executive Director, Advancement
elain.evans@collingwood.org
604.925.3331 ext. 2080

A parent at Collingwood School and a veteran fundraiser, Elain Evans is dedicated to growing Collingwood’s fundraising and engagement program. As a strategic and creative thinker, Elain is honoured to lead a highly skilled staff who are building meaningful relationships with the amazing Collingwood community. Dedicated to making a positive difference with ingenuity and integrity, Elain is excited about what lies ahead for Collingwood School as the funding program with support from a dedicated group of volunteers, allows the School to progress from strength to strength. Elain has worked with alumni (and students – our future alumni) for more than a decade, and she is enthusiastic about integrating alumni into the greater Collingwood community, enabling them to both contribute to and benefit from the School’s achievements and ambitions.


Kathryn Slemko
Associate Director of Advancement
kathryn.slemko@collingwood.org
604.925.3331 ext. 2041

Kathryn looks forward to building meaningful relationships with the community here at Collingwood. As a fundraiser, Kathryn takes pride in helping people connect their dreams with causes that are meaningful to them. One of the great things about her job is it allows for collaboration with parents, faculty, staff, students and alumni on projects throughout the school, making connections and finding new opportunities.

Philanthropy has always been a part of Kathryn’s life. A background in the Arts and with non-profits has instilled a desire to support those around her and to make a positive difference in the world.


Amrit Nagra
Development Officer
amrit.nagra@collingwood.org
604.925.3331 ext. 1186

Amrit is very excited for her responsibilities in growing the Major Gifts and Annual Tartan Fund fundraising programs by creating and maintaining relationships within the Collingwood community. Her goal is to increase parent and alumni participation so generations of Collingwood students receive the best possible education.

Philanthropy has been the backbone of Amrit’s family growing up. Volunteerism was on the weekly schedule and fundraising was a family activity. With be the change as her mantra, her parents inadvertently helped her develop a deep perspective to do good in the world that she just can’t shake.


Janele Woodley

Alumni Relations Coordinator
janele.woodley@collingwood.org
604.925.3331 ext. 1184

The Advancement Office is pleased to announce that Janele Woodley joined our team as Collingwood Alumni Relations Coordinator in July 2018. A parent of three children at the school since 2012, Janele brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in Event Planning, Brand Management and Client Relations. In her new role, Janele will be instrumental in connecting and encouraging growth and engagement within our Collingwood Alumni community and will be responsible for planning and executing our many annual Alumni events. A collaborative and innovative team player, Janele will bring great value to her new role at Collingwood School.