• 1 506 Wishes Granted
  • Our Team

Staff Directory

Lori Quick
Chief Executive Officer

Stephanie Field
Director of Operations and Development

Erin Bhatia
Manager of Special Events and Creative Design

Charlene Marsman
Manager of Communications and Fundraising

Misha Johnston
Officer, Wish Partnerships

Brittany Kinchen
Officer, Wish Program

Carley Andison
Coordinator, Wish & Volunteer Services

Bernie Valkenier
Office Administrator (contract part-time position)

Erica Garrod
Development Coordinator

Katherine Melanson
Windsor Satellite Office Coordinator (volunteer)


Board of Directors

Board Chair: David Swift 
Board Vice-Chair: Shaun Arnold
Treasurer: Blair Edwards
Past Board Chair:  Steve Coulahan

Adrienne Clarke
Craig Emptage
Colin Henderson
Dana Noble
Monika Penner
Bonnie Pierotti
Glenn Woolfrey


Annual Reports

Read our annual reports to learn more about our wish granting efforts, our corporate partnerships and our mission, and for up-to-date financial information about how we utilize your donations to grant life-changing wishes.

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Contact Us

If you have any questions about our organization, programs, donations, partnerships, volunteer opportunities, or for more information, please contact us!

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If you’re looking for a career that will change your life and the lives of so many others, then we welcome you to consider applying to Make-A-Wish®.

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Our Story

All his life, Christopher James Greicius dreamed of becoming a police officer. In his eyes, the police represented strength, power, and the goodness in life. Chris' dream meant more than anything to him, but even he couldn't have known that his wish would serve as the inspiration for the largest wish-granting organization in the world.

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Chris Grecius inspired the birth of Make-A-Wish


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Our Team

At Make-A-Wish®, we aspire to fulfill our mission – Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.  We combine our professionalism with our passion and put them into action to improve the lives of children and families across Southwestern Ontario.

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