K.C. Carruthers

CFRE
CEO
519.941.2702 ext. 2205

A passionate fundraiser in the health care sector, K.C. Carruthers joined the Foundation as the CEO in December 2021.

K.C. came to Headwaters from Hamilton Health Sciences and has a long history of successful fundraising in the charitable sector with leadership roles in the health care and education sectors, and for organizations both national in scope and community based. He has built meaningful relationships with donors and volunteers at organizations that range in size from one-person shops to multi-level health and education systems. In his personal time, K.C. enjoys…connecting with his family outdoors at soccer games, in the park, camping, at the beach, or by the pool – or indoors with a music night, movie night or trying out new recipes in the kitchen

Meghan Cleeves

Office Coordinator, Board of Directors & CEO Support
519.941.2702 ext. 2303
Meghan Cleeves is the Office Coordinator, Board of Directors & CEO Support. Meghan’s background is primarily within the hospitality industry, giving her over 10 years of experience in customer service. In her spare time, Meghan enjoys spending time outdoors and with her friends and family. 

Meghan’s confident, positive and outgoing personality has made her a great addition to the Foundation team.

Danielle Gibb

Director of Leadership and Planned Giving
519.941.2702 ext. 2285

Danielle is the Director of Leadership and Planned Giving.

Danielle has been a leader in the non-for-profit industry for 12+ years with extensive campaign experience at Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation, Holy Trinity School and Rose of Sharon Services for Young Mothers. She is excited to connect with a caring community who truly values health care available close to home.

Danielle is a mom/step-mom to four amazing kids, two dogs, two bearded dragons and a guinea pig. She enjoys spending time outside with her family and golfing.

Kendra Goss

Coordinator, Community and Corporate Engagement
519.941.2702 ext. 2821
Kendra Goss is the Coordinator of Community and Corporate Engagement and is currently on maternity leave.
 
Kendra has a passion for community events with her background being in event planning. She plans to take her experience that she has learned from previous roles and integrate it into working with our local community. Kendra advocates on the importance of mental health and is a member of the Get In Touch For Hutch Committee in Arthur. She is excited to be able to work in a small community and play a critical role in care close to home. In her spare time Kendra loves to play lacrosse, host a daily radio show and be outside exploring with her dog, Levi.
 

Christine Patterson

Coordinator, Special Events & Community Engagement
519.941.2702 ext. 2309
Christine Patterson is the Coordinator of Special Events & Community Engagement, and the newest member of the Headwaters Health Care Foundation team. Christine brings over 10 years of experience in the events industry, with a background of over 20 years in hospitality and customer service.

Christine is passionate about creating experiences and working with people. Being organized and her ability to problem solve are two of her key strengths.
In her time away from work she enjoys exploring new places with her husband and daughter, spending time with friends and reading or catching up on her favourite tv shows.

Jennifer Sharp

Manager, Finance & Analytics
519.941.2702 ext. 2805

Jennifer Sharp started with Headwaters Health Care Foundation in 2006 and is the Manager of Finance & Analytics. Jennifer is responsible for all things revenue related and data management. Jennifer also works with the Finance, Investment and Audit Committees. Jennifer’s calm and confident nature allows her to work well with peers and volunteers.

Prior to joining HHCF, Jennifer worked for the Canadian Marketing Association, as Event Coordinator. Jennifer also worked at BrassRing Canada coordinating job fairs for the IT sector.

Jennifer currently volunteers with the Royal Canadian Legion as Membership Chair and sits on the Executive Committee.

Nicole Warren (Colie)

Senior Coordinator, Direct Response, Marketing & Communications
519.941.2702 ext. 2302
Nicole Warren (Colie) is the Senior Coordinator of Direct Response, Marketing & Communications at Headwaters Health Care Foundation. Nicole presents a strong enthusiasm when working with all social media platforms and website platforms and understands the ever-changing digital world. She has been able to transfer what she has learned and incorporate that into successful direct response and donor stewardship. Nicole is an avid traveller and whenever she isn’t at work she is either hiking or cycling with her dog Zoey. Oh, and she loves to shop.