Robin Bennewith
Indigenous Outreach Worker
Directions Youth Services

Amanda Sayfy
Director, Development & Communications

Amanda Sayfy joined Family Services in February 2018, bringing more than a decade of diverse fund development experience to the organization. After beginning her fundraising career at BC Children’s Hospital Foundation with roles managing events and community giving, individual and corporate fundraising, and the Children’s Circle of Care, Amanda most recently specialized in major gifts with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), contributing to their “In Our Lifetime” campaign.

As a fundraiser, Amanda thrives working with donors to help them reach their personal philanthropic goals, while ensuring the strategic success of the organization. In her role as Director, Development, she will be focused on creating a comprehensive fund development program supporting Family Services’ most urgent needs, while building support for the future.

Senior Agency Leadership Team

Maria Howard
Chief Executive Officer

Jessica Denholm
Vice President, Performance & Quality Assurance

Marnie Goldenberg
Vice President, Programs

Lara Barley
Director, Human Resources

Christian Le Nobel
Director, Finance

Amanda Sayfy
Director, Development & Communications

Pat Steiner
Associate Director, Community Education & Financial Empowerment

Gregg Taylor
Director, Clinical Counselling Programs, President FSEAP Vancouver