Kate Stevens is a London based photography producer/art director who started in the photography world repping fashion and beauty photographers before moving in to the world of stock photography, with the then newly formed Digital Vision.
She has 20 years’ experience in the field, and has worked on shoots with many talented photographers and teams in the US, Europe and South Africa.
She has been working with the inspirational team at CEF for the last 6 years in various capacities, and is now CEF’s Creative Director.
Julie Francoeur is a Montreal-based photographer who is part artist, part businesswoman, and part digital nomad. Since 2012, she has been producing and shooting for image banks as a way to independently develop her lifestyle photography portfolio. Her signature look is recognisable for its use of natural light, candid emotions and diverse models. When she is not at home planning her next photoshoot, she can be found travelling around the world (Bali being a top choice) or teaching her skills to other photographers.
Amy Jones is a Vancouver based producer with over 12 years’ experience of producing commercial and corporate video and stills campaigns in both the domestic and international markets.
Amy and photographer Steven Errico contribute their considerable skill and experience each year to CEF, bolstering its presence in the competitive world of commercial stock and helping to enable its support for projects.
Originally from Perth, Western Australia, Amy moved to Vancouver in 2009 to pursue bigger challenges and has produced shoots across the globe including USA, the Middle East, Asia and the UK / Europe.
Board Members and Volunteers
With over 15 years of experience in the humanitarian and development sector, Vincent has been involved in issues ranging from public health, urban planning, humanitarian response, to disaster risk management. He has worked for the United Nations in Switzerland, Timor-Leste, and Thailand as a communications and information management officer, and consulted on projects for UNDP in South East Asia, health NGOs in the Balkans, and local and federal organizations in Canada.
He is currently a disaster and conflict monitoring expert for the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre. Vincent holds a Master’s in International Urban and Environmental Management from RMIT University and a Bachelor of Science in Geography from the University of Victoria.
Marianne J. Dupré
In search of the “write” opportunity, Marianne J. Dupré joined CEF as a volunteer copywriter in August 2017. Always in tune with a good story, she finds herself at home among dozens of talented, virtual volunteers who work to share CEF’s unique stories.
No stranger to the world of charity, Marianne spent more than 20 years working for not-for-profit organizations, with 13 of those years as a communicator.
Marianne has discovered no shortage of passionate people to write among the dozens of funding partners and a creative community around the globe who support them.
Projects that help developing nations flourish
CEF works with carefully vetted Canadian charitable organizations as project partners that provide educational opportunities, basic health services and sustainable economic development tools to help communities thrive.