Foundation News

Welcoming our new Executive Director


For Immediate Release:
Cambridge, ON –  December 7, 2017

Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation
Announces New Executive Director

Cambridge, Ontario – The Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Anne Lavender as its new Executive Director, effective December 1, 2017.

Anne has been a major influencer in the not-for-profit sector in the Waterloo Region through her previous roles, most recently as the Executive Director of Leadership Waterloo Region, where she focused on the development of people and organizations through relationship-building, partnering, planning & developing strategic initiatives, and governance.  With 20+ years of experience in the sector, and through her passion for her community, Anne is the ideal candidate to take the Foundation forward.

Anne has also been a recipient of the International Community Leadership Association “Preceptor Award” (only Canadian to date) and of the A. Ross Seaman Leadership Award.

“We are extremely excited with this appointment and Anne’s vision for the future,” said John Egoff, Board Chair for the Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation.  “In addition to her proven leadership skills and extensive experience in the not-for-profit sector, she is supported by a highly engaged board.  We look forward to Anne and her team taking this Foundation to the next level, as we continue to serve and strengthen the Cambridge & North Dumfries communities.”

About the Cambridge & North Dumfries Foundation
The Cambridge and North Dumfries Community Foundation is a forever resource for community building in our communities, engaging locally to connect projects and ideas with the resources that help our communities thrive, now and forever.

For further details contact:
John Egoff, Board Chair
Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation
519-624-8972 or

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Anne Lavender

Anne Lavender

Executive Director Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation

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