Heather Altas

A native Nova Scotian, in 2004, Heather moved to Vancouver and began her career in the not-for-profit fundraising world, joining the Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon Division where she led the division-wide Galas portfolio, most notably the Daffodil Ball. After nine years in a revenue development management role with the Canadian Cancer Society, Heather joined Arts Umbrella in February 2015 as the Senior Director, Fund Development. Heather is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Co-Chairs National Philanthropy Day and is a member of the Pink Shirt Day Luncheon Committee.