Board of Directors

The Youth Central Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring that the mission and vision of Youth Central is being fulfilled through strong leadership, effective planning and sound fiscal management. Thank you to the Youth Central Board of Directors for their hard work, dedication and enthusiasm.


Board Chair: Matt Grant – Government Affairs Strategist – Prairies, Enbridge Inc.

Vice Chair: Mathew Burpee, CPA, CA – Vice President, Lynx Equity

Treasurer: Yisha Pang, CPA, CA – Manager, Corporate Reporting, Canadian Pacific Railway

Secretary: Julianne Rohel – Strategic HR Specialist


Jennifer Acevedo – Instructor, Bow Valley College
Dean Allatt – Legal Counsel, ConocoPhillips Canada

Derek Fraser, CFRE – President, iDophilanthropy

Bryce Kapsha – Relationship Coordinator, Benevity
Dean Koeller  President, Calvert Home Mortgage Investments Corporation
Jeff Lowe – VP Marketing, SMART Technologies
Elizabeth Lunney  Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Matco Financial Inc. 
Sarah Pervez – Strategy Lead Children and Youth, United Way of Calgary and Area
Fazilah Shariff – Health Administration Professional

If you are interested in joining the Board of Directors or would like to reach a specific Board Member, please contact Lisa Kindree at 403-266-5448 or