Vice President, Advancement and External Relations
On April 10, 2017, Jason Demers joined Keyano College as Vice President, Advancement and External Relations. Jason’s entire 18 year career has been in fund development, including eight years at post-secondary institutions. He was recently Director of Development for Ambrose University in Calgary.
Jason earned a diploma in Finance from NAIT and a Bachelor of Management from the University of Lethbridge. He has a CFRE designation (Canadian Fund Raising Executive) and is actively involved with the Canadian Association of Gift Planners and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. He currently sits on the AFP Calgary Board of Directors, with responsibility for Government Relations, and previously served on the AFP Edmonton Board.
Jason began his career working part-time in the development offices at NAIT and the University of Lethbridge when he was a student at those institutions. Since then, he held progressively responsible positions at a number of educational institutions and not-for-profits. With this varied background, he has experienced different environments and approaches across the full range of development activities.