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Kelly Sannes

Director, Governance and Executive Office

Ottawa, ON

About Kelly Sannes

Kelly believes in the power of bringing people and communities together as catalysts for change through thoughtful dialogue and good governance.

Before joining CFC, Kelly led CARE Canada’s Governance Operations practice where she supported their leadership team and Board in Canada and the governance of CARE operations in Kenya and Indonesia.

Kelly’s worked in Canada’s charitable and non-profit sector on initiatives supporting gender equality, international development and humanitarian assistance, diversity, equity and inclusion in governance, and environmental social enterprise.

Kelly holds a Masters of Arts in Legal Studies from Carleton University and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

In her spare time, you can find her engaged in a DIY reno project or enjoying her time outside.