Nov 15, 2011

Susan Street, Executive Director of College Advancement

Vancouver, BC, November 15, 2011 - Langara College has announced the appointment of Susan Street as its new Executive Director of College Advancement. She will be responsible for the overall direction and execution of fund development activities, and will work to raise the College’s charitable profile and promote philanthropic giving opportunities.

“Sue is a great addition to the Langara team,” says Langara College President Dr. David Ross. “She has over 23 years of experience in non-profit fundraising and will be instrumental in taking Langara’s advancement efforts to the next level.”

Most recently, Street served as a consultant for the Continuing Medical Education Department at the University of Virginia. She has previously provided fundraising leadership for the Developmental Disabilities Foundation, Simon Fraser University, Ballet British Columbia, the Vancouver Aquarium, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, BC Children’s Hospital, and the Vancouver Playhouse.

“I am looking forward to meeting all of the key internal and external stakeholders and working with them to create a comprehensive advancement program for Langara,” says Street. “There is great potential for growth. The key will be to balance the needs of the donor and the institution and create a win-win situation for everyone.”

For Reference:
Yvonne Ohara
Manager, Communications and Marketing Services
Langara College