A photo of Michelle Campbell, part of the Advisory Council, Philanthropy at Carleton University.With more than three decades of experience in healthcare fund development, Michelle Campbell works with multiple stakeholder audiences across the region to build resources for care, teaching and research at St. Joseph’s Health Care London. Under her leadership, the Foundation has grown to include $95 million in assets, and is recognized with national awards in event planning, communications, donor recognition and planned giving.

A personal passion for her profession led her to design and teach educational programs in fund development at Western University, Fanshawe College and at the Fundraising Institute of Australia. As part of the international Australian faculty, Michelle designed and delivered programs in strategic marketing from 2001-2013. In 2019, she was recruited by Brescia University College to design and deliver the College’s first course in nonprofit marketing and fundraising in its Nonprofit Management Program in the School of Leadership and Social Change.

Professionally, Michelle has been recognized with local and international awards for her work in the sector. In 2007, the Fundraising Institute of Australia recognized her leadership in advancing fundraising education in Australia by naming her an Honourary Life Member of the Institute (HMFIA). She was also recognized by her peers in the region with the Sirius Award for Fundraising Professional Excellence in 1997. Michelle is also an AFP Chamberlain Scholarship winner, and has won the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s international (AHP) Professional Papers Competition twice on her original work on the subject of the hospital-foundation relationship. In 2012, she received the George H. Brakeley Jr. Award for her research/publication work in the same field.

Michelle has served as a member of the International Board of Certification for the Association of Health Care Philanthropy, the Board of Directors for the Canadian Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, and as President of the London & Region Fundraising Executives. She’s one of only 16 professionals in Canada to hold a Fellows (FAHP) designation, the highest accreditation possible in the healthcare development profession. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership (MPNL) from Carleton University, and an ICD.D certification from the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors (2019).

Michelle is also an active volunteer in her community. In 2008, she was one of only 230 young Canadian leaders selected to participate in the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference. After having served as Regional Chair for Southwestern Ontario for the 2012 and 2015 Conference, Michelle now serves on the national Board of Directors for this unique leadership study experience. In 2011, Chaired the Board of Governors of the Western Fair District, and holds a lifetime appointment to its Senate. As Vice-Chair of London’s historic Covent Garden Market, she led work to strengthen the Board’s governance. Currently, she serves as the Federal appointee to the Board of Directors of the London International Airport Authority.

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